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FSXA Gimp and Metrix

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I guess the two don't go together. Metrix works with Photoshop and PSP along with some other parameters.

A friend of mine istalled Metrix in Gimp but it would not work. Then he found some utility which ....

Well here is what he says---

found a small program called PSPI that makes it possible to use Photoshop plugins with GIMP, PSI and Metrix now show in gimp but everytime I click OK to analyze it crashes.

any ideas? Bob
 

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A few weeks ago, there was a thread about a free version of Photoshop available. It is from Adobe, and it really is free. Metrix works with that free version. My suggestion is to get that free Photoshop, and then you can use Metrix.

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Wonderful! My friend got it going BUT-

He follows my instructions on Skype- share screen. He selects with the square or the magic wand... in this case the square... brings up Metrix, analyze, done. chooses magic wand in other picture..... this appears... brings up Metrix, chooses apply.... the whole picture turns color instead of just the area inside the magic wand choice!

This sounds like a setting problem inside CS2? What would that be.? Bob
 
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With the area selected in the destination image press CTRL+C then CTRL+V to copy the selected area to a new layer. Apply the metrix filter to the new layer only, then press CTRL+E to merge it back into the original layer - or leave it alone as an additional layer above the original, then you can adjust opacity and blend mode, or erase parts of it that don't look good, etc.

EDIT: CS2 has a "match color" function under "Image > Adjustments" that works about 10 times better than metrix in most cases and will apply the correction only to the selected area of the destination image BTW.

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it had to do with a setting in GIMP but not the 24 or 32 bit thing, standard it sets it to 24bit and that works just fine but in the same tab there is a box that must be checked ( enabled) wich says "do not write color space information"

<---- from my friend. So he can now do Metrix or color match.

I wonder what the equivalent is in PSP to color match? eye dropper? Seems to work ok. I do like Metrix. I use that along with other tools. Fun to play with . Bob
 
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