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Old May 30th, 2006, 11:17 AM   #1
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17" Macbook Pro Screens

Apple offers two types of screen, normal and glossy.
Glossy is supposed to have better colour saturation and darker blacks.
Which kind of screen is better for editing purposes?
Would glossy be more accurate for colour correction?

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Old May 30th, 2006, 12:10 PM   #2
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Unless you can calibrate the screen, the BEST method for CC is to use a (calibrated) CRT video monitor.
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Old May 30th, 2006, 04:25 PM   #3
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Max,

To answer your questio, the glossy would be better in my opinion. However, I have not used one yet.
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Old May 30th, 2006, 07:02 PM   #4
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dont get the glossy in less you are going to edit in a room with no lights there is to much glar it would not be good for editing at all.
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Old May 31st, 2006, 01:33 PM   #5
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I've gone for the standard screen anyway, I'd imagine those glossy screens can smear badly after awhile.
cheers for the input guys
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Old June 10th, 2006, 07:53 AM   #6
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MacBook Pro 17 inch Screen

I just got the regular screen and I was wondering if I should of got the glossy too... but I feel better now that I turned up the brightness.
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