|Feb 19, 2013, 08:02 PM||#51|
Remove faulty color profiles
I had this problem with browsing file versions (the time machine universe). For me the trick was to remove bad color profiles. Somehow OSX added two color profiles to my system on its own initiative, but they were no match with my MBP. In the Displays preference pane I had three default profiles for my MBP display and a couple more for my other displays. Two profiles had the exact same name and clicking the second of those two was impossible. The selection auto-jumped to the top of the list.
In /Library/ColorSync/Profiles/Displays I had my regular profiles (including the good Color-LCD...icc) and the two faulty ICC's. Removing those 2 equally named profiles fixed the problem for me.
Now the graphics chips auto switch without visual difference.
|Feb 26, 2013, 01:58 PM||#52|
I have an early 2011 MacBook Pro with an OCZ Vertex 4 SSD and got this problem too. I experience the change in color when opening apps like Keynote or OmniGraffle (with a document open)
Resetting the SMC worked for me. Thanks random4t4x14
|Mar 1, 2013, 12:50 PM||#54|
I just started having this happen after a clean install of ML on a new SSD. Here's (I think) how I fixed it. I was trying so many things, so I apologize if this doesn't exactly work for you. But it's definitely possible to get auto-graphics switching without the color-temp changing.
1. With no other programs open (after a fresh reboot is probably best), calibrate your monitor as you like it under System Prefs -> Display -> Color
2. Turn off auto-graphics switching under System Prefs -> Energy Saver
4. Navigate to /Library/ColorSync/Profiles/Displays and delete any profile that isn't your newly calibrated display profile. (In my case, two "Display" profiles were showing up)
6. Turn on auto-graphics switching under System Prefs - Energy Saver
I think that should do it. I realized that it was impossible to separately calibrate the discrete graphics card because whenever it opened up the calibration application, the computer would switch back to the integrated graphics card.
|Feb 8, 2014, 04:35 PM||#55|
Also check auto launch apps - disable auto launch chrome worked for me
I just had this problem, and was searching for help.
In particular, the color temp of my monitor was changing when different apps launched. For example, I noticed it every time I launched Photoshop CC.
Resetting the auto launch apps via system preferences seems to have fixed it for me. Chrome somehow got set to autolaunch, and I believe was messing up the monitor color.
Quick guide here on stopping programs from auto-launch:
I also logged out and back in, and that may play some part as well. However, logging out and back in without disabling the auto launch of Chrome made no difference at all. So that has to be connected.
|Mar 3, 2014, 01:49 PM||#56|
Had the exact same issue on a Brand new MBP, i found the problem to be Teamviewer, once i uninstalled that it never came back, installed it again and it came back. Removed again and it was gone
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|Jan 10, 2015, 02:57 AM||#57|
Resetting the SMC fixes the problem for me
The blue tint problem is also happening on a clean install of Yosemite 10.10.1. I have a Mid 2010 MacBook Pro with a classical HDD drive (so the issue is not SSD related for me).
The issue happened every time the GPU changed (launching Photoshop for example).
|Feb 6, 2015, 09:41 AM||#58|
Found this because I was having this issue. I was surprised to see that it was such an old thread. The simplest solution that I found (out of all the replies) is to simply log out of your profile and then log back in. Not a shut down, or a restart. I also had the "reopen windows..." box unchecked (not sure if that would have any affect, but it's worth mentioning). I have a 15" mid-2010 MacBook Pro.
This solution was discovered earlier in the thread, but I didn't see a reply with it in a while, so I decided to bump it. Hope it helps.
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