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PIXMA PRO-200 Consistently get absurdly oversaturated colors no matter what I try


I have uninstalled and reinstalled updated version (had same problem with previous version), new driver etc., of PPL and the printer.  I am connected via USB, I have tried ICC profile as well as driver matching.  I am printing watercolor paintings that have been scanned through a Canon V9 scanner in high resolution...  some at 300dpi, some at 600dpi.  Printing on Canon Photo Paper Pro Premium Matte.  I am using the print side of the paper.  I have experimented with less contrast and brightness and I run pattern prints!  But overall, I end up with ultra saturated color.  Maybe it is not possible to approximate the original painting? 




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Silly me. Pro 200. Windows 10, 64 bit

Make that Windows 11 home.


I notice that when I set up a pattern print, what appears to be a light blue prints as a violet. It is markedly different on display than on print.  I followed the steps for display callibration on windows 11, there was maybe a 3% tweak I made- in other words, the display according to the monitor callibration was essentially spot on.  At least I may be narrowing in on the problem but still, cannot move beyond an incredibly time-consuming and expensive process to get a reasonable print. 


Canon support determined that it is the color spacing interface between my computer and PPL.  Outside of Canon's control.  If I can't use PPL, then what is the next best alternative?



I am trying to understand what Canon's reply means.  Did you understand it?

 Also, you wrote "It is markedly different on display than on print."  I believe that is what most of us live with, the paper print is not what we see on our monitors, not exactly.  But through trials we do come very, very close to the color that we want.    I do not have your machine and the adjustments for the Pro-100, which I use, may be different.  Good luck.