X-Rite Color Management

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Over the past decade color control has been transformed, making it possible to achieve consistency from design to final product for today’s complex color demands. At X-Rite Color Management, they understand that when you have control over your press, you know how colors will appear. X-Rite’s color management solutions allow you to communicate color information across multiple locations throughout your workflow and realize significant quality improvements-reduce cycle time, increase efficiency of color data communication, minimize waste, create multiple formulation matches and get control of color faster, more accurately. The result: higher levels of productivity, overall consistent quality and increased customer satisfaction-a definite advantage in today’s competitive marketplace.

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Color Management

Color management is essential for today’s complex digital imaging technologies. There are so many variables: cameras, scanners, displays, printers, customer files, legacy documents, media and ink types. You need a flexible solution that anticipates the challenges like these:

  • Accurate on-screen and projected color
  • Confidence in your digital camera files, scans and customer-provided colors
  • Reliable match from monitor to printer
  • Consistency and repeatability from print to print and printer to printer
  • PANTONE and spot color measurement and output

NEW i1Pro 2 Professional Color Management Solutions 

The New Standard for Color Perfection.

No matter which type of Color Perfectionist you are, you’re sure to maximize profitability and minimize wasted time, ink and paper.

X-Rite delivers a new family of i1 Professional Color Management Solutions. The bar has been raised higher than it’s ever been to deliver a range of incredibly comprehensive, versatile and accurate color measurement, calibration and profiling solutions.

We redesigned everything to maximize your profitability, efficiency and accuracy. Whether you are looking for a solution to color manage your displays only or you need a comprehensive solution for your entire workflow, i1 solutions have long been the professional’s choice for exceptional color matching results.

There’s never been a better time to invest in an i1 solution. Color Perfectionists everywhere, whether you are a new consumer or current customer looking to upgrade, will love the results.

Learn More about the NEW i1Pro 2 Learn More about the NEW X-Rite eXact Spectrophotometer

i1Publish Pro 2

Efficiently delivering perfect color consistency across all the devices in a professional imaging workflow has never been more important, whether digital or conventional, in one location or several. With i1Publish Pro 2 you can easily create custom, high quality profiles for monitors, digital projectors, cameras, and RGB/CMYK+ printers. You’ll quickly maximize your profitability and minimize wasted time, ink and paper.

i1Publish Pro 2 combines world-class hardware and software to deliver the ultimate professional level color management for imaging pros.

  • NEW i1Pro 2 Spectrophotometer. The most accurate and forward thinking profiling device available today – bringing a new level of accuracy, reliability, versatility and ease of use, it delivers an expanded professional-level feature set including the latest developments in ISO standardization.
  • i1Profiler Software for Monitors, Projectors and RGB/CMYK+ Printers. The latest release of i1Profiler software features basic and advanced modes for professionally calibrated and profiled monitors, projectors, and both RGB and CMYK+ printers. Also includes display and printer quality assurance functions.
  • ColorChecker Camera Calibration Software and Target for producing custom camera profiles that work exceptionally well for Raw workflows, even in unusual artificial light sources.
  • PANTONE® Color Manager. Easily capture and manage spot colors, and keep your PANTONE libraries up to date with this color palette creation and swatch bridging software.

i1 Basic Pro 2

With i1Basic Pro 2 you can quickly and easily create custom monitor and projector profiles that ensure the colors you view are true, verify soft proofs and print quality with built-in Quality Assurance (QA) tools, and easily capture and manage spot colors.

i1iO Chart Reading System

Spending too much time reading targets? Extend the power of your i1Pro 2 with this automated hands-free test chart reading device. Simply plug in your device, align the test chart, and the scanning table does all the work.


i1iSis with OBC Automated High Speed Chart Measurement

Measuring color test charts to keep your color management profiles up-to-date can be a labor intensive and time consuming process. The i1iSis family of automatic chart readers sets new standards in terms of speed, accuracy and handling.

Because it is built on the award-winning i1 spectral technology, you’ll capture the full spectral data of the charts you measure, assuring the most accurate measurements and profiles. In a single chart measurement cycle you can read both UVcut and measurements with NoFIlter. I1iSis is a perfect complement to the i1 family of solutions, especially high-end applications like professional photo and proofing where consistency of measurements from instrument to instrument is mission critical.

i1Display 2 Professional Monitor Calibration

Perfectly. Amazing.

The i1Display Pro is the ultimate solution for Creative Perfectionists who demand speed, options and flexibility to attain color accuracy.

Color Perfectionists know that a calibrated and profiled display is a critical element in an efficient digital workflow. Nobody wants to spend hours at their monitor perfecting images or video only to find that their display wasn’t accurately representing their digital files. What you see on your monitor (or projector) has to match your digital file or you will never be happy with the result, no matter how much time you devote to perfecting it.

In our world, perfection is not too much to ask for. i1Display Pro delivers.

Evaluating and Assessing

Getting the color right is as important as getting the right color, and it begins in-house with the people who communicate your color to your customers. X-Rite offers the Farnsworth Munsell 100 Hue Test, an easy-to-administer, highly effective method for measuring an individual’s color vision.

Used to evaluate and rank color acuity, this portable, 15-minute test analyzes how accurately you see color. The easy-to-use scoring software indicates where you have a color vision deficiency such as color blindness.

ColorChecker Targets

X-Rite ColorChecker® Series Targets are the professional photographer’s reference to ensure predictable standards under every lighting condition. Capture accurate colors from the beginning to minimize tedious trial and error color adjustments and achieve true-to-life color.

Whether working with film or in a digital workflow, you can rely on X-Rite ColorChecker® products to optimize the power of your camera and ensure accurate color reproduction.

  • Manage color fidelity
  • Expedite correction of tonal range
  • Perfect gray balance, even in blended lighting
  • Ensure color expectations can be managed

Whether you are shooting RAW, JPEG or even film, including a ColorChecker target will ensure the colors you capture are true, saving you from correcting bad color later.

ColorChecker targets offer you unparalleled tools to attain full color control and customized creative enhancement from image capture to post-processing. You’ll be able to perform tasks like checking and evaluating shadow details or highlight clipping; checking and controlling color shifting, evaluating specific colors, creating DNG camera profiles and creating custom in-camera white balance for a consistent white point in a set of images.

Meters, Software and Utilities

X-Rite offers a complete array of products for measuring, managing and maintaining consitent and accurate color in your workflow application.

  • Densitometers
  • Gloss Meters
  • Lighting Products
  • Platereaders
  • Software
  • Software Utilities
  • Transmission Densitometer