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Printers prefer CMYK

Printers prefer CMYK: Digital Media Foundations
Printers prefer CMYK: Digital Media Foundations

Computer screens, televisions, and video projectors all use additive color to produce colors by combining multiple colors—but printers achieve results by subtracting them. Unlike computer screens—which have pixels that shine—printers selectively hide parts of the white light reflecting from paper to reveal only the colors you want. In many ways, CMYK is the same principle as RGB but in reverse.

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