Adobe RGB Color Space

The Adobe RGB Color Space is an RGB color space that was introduced in 1998 by Adobe. The color space features a color gamut that is much wider than sRGB and was designed to include most of the colors available on CMYK printers. Most professional computer monitors are able to display 100% or close to 100% of the Adobe RGB color space.

Color Gamut

The table below compares the native color gamut of the Adobe RGB Color Space to the color gamuts of other RGB color spaces.

Color Space Coverage
Rec. 709 / sRGB 100%
NTSC 92.8%
Adobe RGB 100%
DCI P3 86.98%
Rec. 2020 67.7%
Pointers Gamut 80.3%
Visible Spectrum 38.8%

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CIE 1976 u'v' chromaticity diagram of Adobe RGB color gamut