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Pantone Beta Tests Color Manager Software

(July 2010) posted on Mon Jul 19, 2010

End users invited to test new product.


Pantone reports that it is inviting end users to participate in a public beta test of its Color Manager software. Once the beta test is complete, testers will automatically receive the final version of the software.
Color Manager is a desktop application for the Macintosh operating system designed to provide the assurance and confidence to use the latest Pantone colors accurately.

Key features of Color Manager include:
• Automatically updates all Pantone Color Libraries.
• Uses Pantone Plus Color Bridge values.
• Will build ICC profile-based device-specific CMYK recipes for any Pantone Graphics library (Pantone Fashion + Home libraries will be added in future releases).
• Simulates and helps users visualize spot vs. 4-color process, including display and print gamut warnings to make it easy to identify any colors that cannot be properly printed on a target output device or properly displayed on a monitor.
• Synchronizes spot color values to design applications.
• Enables synchronization of device-specific values to myPantone iPhone application and the myPantone X-Ref iPhone application (including standard Pantone Color Bridge CMYK values).

Price: $49.95; free to registered myPantone members. A version supporting Windows will be made available in the future.

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