Microsoft has acknowledged a new Windows 11 issue that impacts color rendering on HDR display. The issue impacts apps using Win32 APIs to render colors. Such image editing programs might not render colors correctly on certain HDR displays.
Check the issue description below. Microsoft has informed about working on a resolution that may be available in late January.
Applications using Win32 APIs to render colors might not work as expected
Status Originating update History Investigating N/A Last updated: 2021-12-24, 11:15 PT
Opened: 2021-12-24, 11:15 PT
After installing Windows 11, some image editing programs might not render colors correctly on certain HDR displays. This is frequently observed with white colors, which could display in bright yellow or other colors.This issue occurs when certain color-rendering Win32 APIs return unexpected information or errors under specific conditions. Not all color profile management programs are affected, and color profile options available in the Windows 11 Settings page, including Microsoft Color Control Panel, are expected to function correctly.Next steps: We are working on a resolution and estimate a solution will be available in late January.Affected platforms:
- Client: Windows 11, version 21H2