(Illustrator) Why do the colors change when I "Save for Web" by using an action?


If I Save for Web in Illustrator, there is a very slight color change, which is to be expected. However, when I create a "Save for Web" action and apply it instead of directly using Save for Web, the color is much more vibrant.

I used the exact same settings as when I recorded the action- the only difference is that I'm using an action shortcut so that I don't have to jam my fingers with alt-cmd-shift-s every time. Why is it behaving this way?

5/22/2014 5:46:00 PM

Accepted Answer

are you working in CMYK mode?

if so, that is the issue. when the computer is trying to display the CMYK colors in RGB things get out of whack. If you are working on something to be displayed by screens just start you file on RGB.

5/22/2014 8:34:00 PM