Category Archives: Printer Profiling

Optimized printability for neutral image areas

ColorLogic’s  ‘PSOcoatedv3_GCR_ColorLogic.ICC’ Printer Profile This profile is an alternative to the ICC profile ‘PSOcoated_v3‘ from ECI. It is based on FOGRA51 read more…

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The Tab Black Generation: Black Point and TAC

The Total Area Coverage (TAC) and the TAC for the black point (Black-TAC) can be defined under Black Point and read more…

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Creating DeviceLink Profiles: Introduction

DeviceLink profiles offer some advantages in comparison to usual device profiles: DeviceLink profiles contain the conversion tables of the two read more…

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Creating Printer Profiles: The Option ‘Highlights’ for Simulating the First Printed Tone

In flexo printing the first printed tone is often subject to a rather high tone value increase. Additionally, in some read more…

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Loading Measurement Data or Measuring Test Charts

Printer

Every printer profiling requires a test chart containing various color patches of the corresponding color space as a basis. There read more…

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Printer Profiling: Creating Customized Printer Profiles by using Edited Test Images (EditCharts)

Customized printer profiles can be created without measurement data by using edited test images (EditCharts) for profiling. For example, in read more…

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Using Multicolor Test Charts

To create multicolor profiles various test charts (multichannel Photoshop PSD files) with associated reference files are available for measuring in read more…

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Import, Export or Cleanup of Profile Settings

Profile settings for printer, DeviceLink and SaveInk profiling can be selected in the drop-down menu Setting. CoPrA Basic allows you read more…

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Creating Printer Profiles: Measurement Processing

When creating or updating printer profiles it may be necessary to optimize the measurement data. The Measurement Processing in CoPrA read more…

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Printer Profiling: Perceptual Rendering

For printer profiling, CoPrA offers various methods in relation to the perception-oriented rendering intent under Customize/General/Perceptual Rendering: Standard Compression: ColorLogic’s read more…

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Creating DeviceLink profiles – Rendering

All DeviceLink profiles contains one rendering intent. In addition to the standard rendering intents – Perceptual, Relative Colorimetric, Saturation and read more…

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The Multicolor Mode

Multicolor Mode determines how colors will be built up in individual separations. The Multicolor Mode is available in printer profiling read more…

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Black Generation Mode & GCR options

The Mode chooser allows to globally set the separation method used. The following options are available: Auto selects a medium read more…

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The Tab Black Generation: Settings for Black Calculation

Under Black Point and TAC you can define the overall Total Area Coverage (TAC) and the TAC for the black read more…

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The Tab Black Generation: Black Generation and Black Control Range

Black Generation Various modes for black generation are available for both the creation of printer profiles as well as the read more…

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Using Preview Profiles for Soft Proofs

Preview profiles allow soft proofing of image files in DeviceLink profiling and Multicolor printer profiling, without the need to actually read more…

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Using Multicolor Preview Profiles in Photoshop

Open the original image data to be converted using a Multicolor printer profile in Adobe Photoshop (for example an RGB read more…

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Creating Printer and DeviceLink Profiles: Format, Size and Further Processing

In the last step in profiling you can assign a Name for the profile and choose the Format and Size read more…

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Profile Reports

Profile reports can be created together with printer or DeviceLink profiles. To do so, activate the checkbox Create Profile Report read more…

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