how to use iccread if the image contains no profile

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It's possible to read the icc profile from an image using iccread, e.g.
P = iccread('test.tif')
However, if the image contains no profile the above code returns an error. How can we test for whether an image contains a profile before using iccread.

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Simon Chan
Simon Chan on 18 Aug 2021
Check the MATLAB documentation: iccread
The file can be either an ICC profile file or a TIFF file containing an embedded ICC profile. To determine if a TIFF file contains an embedded ICC profile, use the imfinfo function to get information about the file and look for the ICCProfileOffset field in the output.
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Stephen Westland
Stephen Westland on 18 Aug 2021
For anyone else who might be interested, this was my solution
im = imfinfo(F);
if isfield(im,'ICCProfileOffset')
% read profile
else
% assume sRGB
end

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