(PECL imagick 2, PECL imagick 3)

Imagick::profileImageAdds or removes a profile from an image


public Imagick::profileImage(string $name, ?string $profile): bool

Adds or removes a ICC, IPTC, or generic profile from an image. If the profile is NULL, it is removed from the image otherwise added. Use a name of '*' and a profile of NULL to remove all profiles from the image.





Liefert true bei Erfolg.


Wirft ImagickException bei Fehlern.

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dadima, gmail
10 years ago
If profileImage() seems to be doing nothing — and "inverted colors" during a CMYK > RGB conversion is a sign of this — check that ImageMagick has the lcms delegate available.
From a command prompt:
convert -list configure | grep DELEGATES

If you don't see lcms in the list then Imagick won't do any color profile conversions, and won't give any warnings about this. In that case, install the Little CMS library ( ) and recompile ImageMagick.
Eero Niemi (eero at eero dot info)
16 years ago
If you need to convert images that are on CMYK format into RGB and want to preserve colour information, this may be helpful:

= new Imagick("CMYK_image.jpg"); // load image
$profiles = $image->getImageProfiles('*', false); // get profiles
$has_icc_profile = (array_search('icc', $profiles) !== false); // we're interested if ICC profile(s) exist

if ($has_icc_profile === false)
// image does not have CMYK ICC profile, we add one
$icc_cmyk = file_get_contents('/path/to/icc/SomeCMYKProfile.icc');
$image->profileImage('icc', $icc_cmyk);

// Then we need to add RGB profile
$icc_rgb = file_get_contents('/path/to/icc/SomeRGBProfile.icc');
$image->profileImage('icc', $icc_rgb);




There may be better and more elegant ways to do this, but hope this helped.
gavin at softyolk dot com
14 years ago
Thanks for this very valuable information.
For a further push in the correct direction please
consider that you have to download the profiles,

and your most likely sources are:


Note that the profiles are free, but you must install them
to make them available on you host system.
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