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What is CMYK colour mode in printing? The difference between RGB and CMYK colour spaces

Printing

What is CMYK colour mode in printing? The difference between RGB and CMYK colour spaces

  Have you ever wondered why some print shops ask for your document to be in CMYK? What does that even mean? If there’s one thing that you should remember when it comes to printing, it is that the colours on the printed item will never look exactly like it does on screen. Your monitor can never be trusted. This is because our computers use a different colour spectrum from printers. All computer and digital screens including scanners and digital cameras use RGB (red, green, blue) whereas printers and presses use CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow and black). Therefore almost any...

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