I can't get quite the right colors on my external UE590D 4k. Does anyone have the correct settings/colors so it looks as close as possible to the MacBook Pro retina display?

  • Have you tried getting your monitors calibrated? I had a similar issue until I had it calibrated by a photographer friend with a Datacolor Spyder which I subsequently bought so I could do it myself. – Allan Jan 9 '17 at 12:47
  • Seems like a good option, still I'm looking for something simpler. I'm a developer so colors/contrast/saturation are not really my expertise. I'm hoping someone with the same monitor share the settings that worked for him. – Marcos Griselli Jan 9 '17 at 13:05
  • I tried that too,... It was closer, but not enough. Each display is slightly different from each other. If it's just for developer work, you may be able to get a photographer or designer to do it for you for a nominal fee, then you will have settings stuff for your display. – Allan Jan 9 '17 at 13:17

Here are the settings I'm using that's pretty similar.

Picture Samsung Magic Bright > Custom Brightness - 22 Contrast - 75 Sharpness - 76

Color Red 69, Green 52, Blue 60 Color Tone - Custom Gamma - Mode 3 (edited)


For this particular Samsung monitor setting the Samsung Magic Angle (Menu > Picture) to Standing Mode and having a low brightness (22) did the trick I have the exact same colors as on the Macbook Pro Retina.

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