X-Rite Releases Profile-Creation Software
Software consolidates options within ProfileMaker 5, MonacoProfiler.
X-Rite has announced a new, streamlined and high-end profile-creation software portfolio, consolidating various product options within its ProfileMaker 5 and MonacoProfi ler product families. New X-Rite solutions include:
ProfileMaker 5 Platinum: Allows users to build high-quality, reliable, and custom ICC profi les tailored to their requirements. It combines the key features and fl exibility of previous editions of ProfileMaker 5 Photostudio and Profi leMaker 5 Publish, and adds the multicolor plug-in for Adobe Photoshop to simplify color separations and proofing.
ProfileMaker 5 Packaging: Includes the aNy-Color module for consistency in N-color profi ling up to 10 colors, giving the user the option to work with RGB, CMYK, CMYK+X, or true N color without CMYK as part of a packaging workfl ow. It also features X-Rite’s Generic Output Profi le (GoP) technology, which allows for the easy swap-out of colors from an existing press profi le without running new test charts.
MonacoProfiler Platinum: Offers profiling, diagnostics, and editing tools for all shop input and output devices; supports up to eight inks and eight colors, providing the fl exibility to color-manage wide-gamut, extended-color printers.
The portfolio offers color output for any analog or digital printing technology, including inkjet, laser, offset, and flexo printing, X-Rite reports. The profiling software packages also enable display profile creation, input profi les for capture devices (scanners, digital cameras), output profiles, and support the company’s Optical Brightening Compensation (OBC) module. All of these solutions work with the X-Rite i1Pro spectrophotometer. Profi leMaker 5 Platinum now also supports the Fogra Media Wedge v.3.0.