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Incompatibility with X-Rite color management profiles

Applies to:FotoStation versions 7.0 and 8.0


FotoStation creates thumbnails and previews very slowly on systems that have been calibrated with X-Rite color management tools. 


FotoStation has a known incompatibility with X-Rite color management profiles. Hence, if FotoStation is set to use any X-Rite color management profile or is configured to use the system default profile (which, after X-Rite calibration would be an X-Rite profile) for thumbnails and previews, the generation of thumbnails will seem very slow.


Configure FotoStation to use a different color management profile for thumbnails and previews.


To do so:

  • Open the File menu and choose Configuration. (FotoStation - Configuration on Mac)
  • Expand the General node and choose Color Management
  • Disable Use FotoWare Default Profile for thumbnails and previews and choose another, non-X-Rite profile from the list.
  • Click OK to save the changes and close the configuration window.