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Loading measurement data

CoPrA can work with all types of test charts and layouts. However, special test charts are required for creating multicolor read more…

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Using Preview Profiles for DeviceLinks in Adobe Photoshop

Open the original image data to be converted using a DeviceLink profile in Adobe Photoshop. You can either assign the read more…

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New features and fixes in CoPrA 2.4.1

CoPrA 2.4.1 is a smaller bug fix update. The SaveInk Profiling has been improved to work better for some non-homogeneous read more…

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New features and bug fixes in ProfileManager 2.3

Show licensed profiles which are encoded and not saved into the general ICC profiles folder 2D/3D Gamut view: Enter Lab read more…

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Presentation about the Spot Colors module in ZePrA

Follow the link to see a short video showing the advantages of the Spot Colors module in ZePrA. Spot Colors read more…

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ZePrA Spot Color module brochure

The brochure explains the benefits and the positioning of the new spot color module integrated in ZePrA 3.5 read more…

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Introduction to the ColorLogic product portfolio

CoLiPri, CoPrA, ZePrA, and the DeviceLink Sets (DLS) are products that have been on the market for some time, and read more…

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White paper – Spot Color conversion in ZePrA

Starting with ZePrA 3.5, we have integrated a new module for the high-quality conversion of spot colors to the target read more…

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Optimized manual black point calculation

Calculation of the black point with the Custom option under Black Point in the Printer Profiling window (Black Generation tab) read more…

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Other new features

CoPrA 2.3 can now be installed and started under Mac OSX 10.8 without restrictions. Although the previous versions were also read more…

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Automatic calculation of exceptions

Selecting the right exceptions when creating DeviceLink profiles is an art in itself. If you make the right choices, you read more…

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Updated DeviceLink presets

The new function for automatic calculation of exceptions has made it possible to optimize the DeviceLink presets supplied with CoPrA. read more…

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Additional Multicolor test charts

Multicolor profile creation (which requires a CoPrA Multicolor license) has been expanded to include additional test charts for printing systems read more…

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Display of ink savings

The file conversion function has been expanded to include a display of the total ink savings following application of CMYK-to-CMYK read more…

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Adapted Brightener Compensation

The Brightener Compensation function for printer profiling has been adapted. On the one hand, it now works even better than read more…

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Creating printer profiles by editing

When profiling printers, you can now also load ColorLogic EditCharts and use them to create profiles. This is a highly read more…

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Bug fixes in CoPrA 2.3

Preview profiles created using a demo license are no longer encrypted. This is necessary so that the effects of DeviceLink read more…

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General download overview

Information about our software products is available in the Download section. There is a selection of background information, brochures, videos, files read more…

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Tutorial: Editing DeviceLink profiles for proofing systems

For simulating a printing standard, many proofing systems offer the option of using a DeviceLink profile that represents the combination read more…

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Homan paper shades

With the help of the PDF file Homann_Papershades_V1.pdf you can reproduce the white point correction explained in the tutorial Editing read more…

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Movie about ColorAnt

The reasons to use ColorAnt and the main features of ColorAnt about measurement data analysis and optimization are shown in read more…

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ColorAnt broschure

Please download the ColorAnt broschure in english language. read more…

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Quick Start Guide for ColorAnt

The Quick Start Guide for ColorAnt is a PDF document providing a short but concise overview about the software and read more…

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Movie about DocBees-ProfileManager

This movie explains some of the main features of an earlier version of DocBees-ProfileManager. In the meantime a lot of read more…

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Quick Start Guide for CoPrA

This Guide gives a brief explanation of the basic functions of CoPrA, as well as helpful tips for working with read more…

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Example file to be used with DocBees-ProfileTagger

The example PDF files contains the same images separated with four different CMYK profiles but without embedding those profiles. Without read more…

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Product broschure – 2 pages

This broschure provides a good overview about the products DocBees-Reprofiler and DocBees-ProfileTagger. read more…

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Product brochure – 6 pages

This product broschure provides a good overview about CoPrA, ZePrA, DLS and CoLiPri. read more…

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ZePrA manual

The user manual covers version 3.0 of ZePrA. It describes how to use the software and any and every feature. read more…

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Reprofiler manual

DocBees-Reprofiler enables you to create optimized ICC output and DeviceLink profiles – without having to be a color management expert. read more…

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New features in ColorAnt 1.2

Loading and saving of data sets as Named Color ICC profiles is a new option now. The naming of a read more…

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Bug fixes in ColorAnt 1.2

Problems displaying files with long file names in the View dialog have been solved. The ICC Transformation tool now supports read more…

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New test charts in the CoPrA 2.2 Installer

The Help/Open Testcharts folder menu item is used to open a folder containing test charts for RGB, CMYK and various read more…

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Creation of Multicolor-to-Multicolor DeviceLink profiles

CoPrA 2.2 makes it possible for the first time to create Multicolor-to-Multicolor DeviceLink profiles in the DeviceLink Profiling module. You read more…

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New GamutMapping for the highest demands in color rendering

CoPrA 2.2 uses a new GamutMapping technology. The rendering of both in-gamut colors and out-of-gamut colors has been improved significantly. read more…

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Optimized Exceptions for CMYK-DeviceLinks

The Primary, Secondary, Duplex and Triplex exceptions for CMYK-to-CMYK DeviceLink profiles have been modified in such a way that they read more…

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SaveInk profiles with 140% TAC

The SaveInk module features a new Preserve Secondaries option. Typically, secondaries are always preserved anyway if the TAC is higher read more…

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Convert to Gray feature

The tool to convert CMYK, Multicolor or RGB printer profiles to a Gray profile has been removed from the Tool read more…

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Bug fixes in CoPrA 2.2

Improved interpolation in the gray area of RGB printer profiles for even more stable grays. Improved automatic color channel naming read more…

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Special features

Using the File or the context menu from a selected CMYK, Multicolor or RGB printer profile you are able to read more…

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New features in the Gamut tab

The Rendering intent methods in the Gamut tab to display a 2D or 3D gamut representation of a chosen printer read more…

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Other new features and bug fixes in DocBees-ProfileManager 2.2

The error that saving a modified profile – for example changing the name of the Description tag of a profile read more…

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Fixed bugs in ZePrA 2.3.3

The errors that CMYK TIFF files with additional alpha channels have not been color converted with CMYK-to-CMYK conversions and have read more…

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New features in ZePrA 2.3.2

We have moved the SmartLink checkboxes in the Image and Vector tabs below the conversion options, providing more space and read more…

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Bug fixes in ZePrA 2.3.2

Improved support of high quality color conversion of Type 6 and 7 shades in PDF files according to ISO 32000. read more…

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Design changes and visualizations in CoPrA 2.1

There is a question mark icon in the bottom, right-hand corner of each CoPrA 2.1 window to indicate that specific read more…

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Graphic visualizations of settings

While all setting parameters were previously accommodated in a single window in the Setting dialogs for Printer and DeviceLink Profiling, read more…

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Printer Profiling: Viewing Condition with spectral data

The quality of the ICC profiles using the Viewing Condition feature in the Printer Profiling module has been greatly improved. read more…

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Improvements in the Editing module

A number of new features have been added in the DeviceLink Editing module in CoPrA 2.1. After loading an EditChart, read more…

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Extended Color Match feature

The file conversion feature ColorMatch now includes an additional checkbox for embedding the target profile in the converted TIFF, JPEG read more…

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New features and bug fixes in DocBees-ProfileManager 2.1

When installing the update to CoPrA 2.1, we recommend that you likewise update DocBees-ProfileManager to version 2.1. The update for read more…

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Bug fixes in CoPrA 2.1

Improved separations when using a late Black Start Optimized display of the black point calculation – especially when using the read more…

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New Design

At first you will notice the design changes of the tool buttons in ColorAnt 1.1. Each tool is represented with read more…

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Improved Brightener tool

The Brightener tool has been greatly improved in such a way that spectral data is preserved after applying the tool. read more…

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New White Correction tool

A new tool White Correction has been added. It allows to apply manual corrections to the whitest color patch of read more…

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Improved View tools

We have added an auto rotation feature to the 3D View. After dragging the 3D view the color space is read more…

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Support of even more measurement data formats

Greatly improved reading and writing of measurement files with different kind of syntaxes from third party applications. When saving the read more…

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Bug fixes in ColorAnt 1.1

Several bugs displaying, evaluating and reporting multicolor measurement data have been fixed. Fixed a bug that would generate wrong colors read more…

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Extraction of ICC profiles

The new Extract ICC Profile tool extracts the embedded profile from images, and also the Output Intent from PDF/X files, read more…

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Extension of the Gradations function

The new version of ZePrA 2.3 allows you to automatically apply gradation adjustments to existing configurations, or to pure gradation read more…

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Automatic Setup Wizard with gradation workflow

If you solely want to apply gradation curves to data that are otherwise ready for the press, you can use read more…

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Adaptation of an existing configuration by means of automated gradation correction

You can also add the required gradation adaptations to existing configurations with the help of an external file, thus automating read more…

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Syntax of the gradation curves file

If you want to exploit the capabilities of ZePrA 2.3 for automating your workflow with the help of external gradation read more…

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Bug fixes in ZePrA v2.3

In Version 2.1.1, we incorporated a safety mechanism that automatically stops queues if no files can be written into folders, read more…

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Extension of the gradation feature

The Configurations/Gradations window has a new feature All Spot Colors. ZePrA 2.1 is more fault-tolerant about lower and upper case written spot color names. Apply of gradation curves to process and spot color channels only without any upfront color management is possible. read more…

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Save Support Data

In a support situation it is always advisable to collect some generic information about the ZePrA version including log and read more…

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Did you know…

…that each file color converted with ZePrA can automatically be opened in a Viewer or image editing application of your read more…

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Fixed bugs in ZePrA 2.1

The issue that a multicolor license was needed to process TIFF and JPEG files has been solved. Demo licenses enable read more…

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Support of Photoshop PSD files

ZePrA 2.1 supports Photoshop PSD files for pixel images. 8 Bits and 16 Bits per channel are supported and clipping path information and XMP meta data are preserved when color converting. read more…

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Adjustable JPEG compression

The new version allows to define a desired JPEG compression rate for the conversion quality of JPEG pixel images and read more…

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Added and improved Demo DeviceLink Profiles

All SaveInk DeviceLink profiles which can be tested with a demo version of ZePrA have been updated. The quality of read more…

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Improved stability

The calculation of the ink saving percentage is now triggered via a separate process. The feature itself is working as read more…

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Fixed bugs in ZePrA 2.2

Images in PDF files with color key masking are processed correctly now The error that PDF/X information stored in ColorLogic read more…

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Introduction of CoPrA 2.0

CoPrA 2 includes numerous new features that facilitate the creation of high-quality printer profiles, the creation of DeviceLink profiles, and read more…

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Black Correction

If default ICC profiles for printing standards or house standards shall be created it is often not possible to use read more…

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ZePrA 2.1.1

ZePrA 2.1.1 is a stability update recommended free of charge for ZePrA 2 customers. read more…

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New general features

We have incorporated a Batch Profiling function for power users who want to create several profiles at once. The advantage: read more…

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DeviceLink Editing Module

The new feature you will find for CMYK-to-CMYK is the two exceptions 100% C,M,Y and 100% R,G,B under Purify Colors. read more…

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New SaveInk Modul

One important application of DeviceLink profiles is saving ink while retaining the visual color impression. This is nowadays a common read more…

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Automatic analysis of created profiles

In the dialogs for creating Printer and DeviceLink profiles, you can use the Create Profile Report checkbox to create an read more…

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DeviceLink Profiling Module

In addition to numerous minor detail and quality enhancements “under the hood”, the most striking new feature relates to the read more…

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Printer Profiling

Measurement Processing is one of the major new features that have been added. It includes significantly improved optical Brightener Compensation, read more…

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