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Recommended number of patches for test chart creation

The following table shows the number of patches for various color spaces that are required as a minimum to create read more…

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Tools

Tools to edit and modify measurement data are organized in groups in a vertical tool bar on the left hand read more…

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Edit Primaries

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The Edit Primaries tool allows the user to add, remove and exchange primaries or the paper/substrate into an existing measured read more…

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Export Chart

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The Export Chart tool allows to create test charts based on device color values, which can be stored as TIFF read more…

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Custom Chart

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To define a custom test chart for profiling a reference file containing the device data for the color space is read more…

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CIE Conversion

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The CIE Conversion tool allows changes to the Observer from a standard 2 Degrees to a 10 Degrees observer 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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Tone Value

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ColorAnt’s Tone value tool can optimize measurement data according to either a desired tone value increase property or gray balance read more…

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Correction according to TVI targets

ColorAnt displays recent and the modified tone value increase (TVI or dot gain) curves, for fine tuning, modifying, smoothing, adding read more…

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Custom Tone Value – corrections

ColorAnt’s Custom Tone Value options is specifically for manual corrections like smoothing, adding or deleting points and to modify single read more…

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Averaging

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When several measurement files from the same test chart layout available and you wish to average these, ColorAnt offers different read more…

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Link

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There are three options available in the Link tool. The options are grouped with radio buttons that are enabled and disabled according read more…

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Redundancies

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The Redundancies tool corrects color patches by averaging the redundant patches and replacing them with the same value. When redundant read more…

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Rescale

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ColorAnt offers the option of calculating large test charts that can be used for profiling from small test chart measurement read more…

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ICC Transformation

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The ICC Transformation tool gives the option of using both ICC device and DeviceLink profiles on reference data (device data read more…

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Correction

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The Correction tool detects faulty measurements or “illogical” measured values and replaces the data with expected measurement values. One example read more…

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Automatically correcting and smoothing measurement files

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A specific sequence in the working method is recommended when preparing measurement data. First clean up redundant color patches in read more…

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Smoothing measurement data

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The Smoothing tool will fix inhomogenious measurement data and bumpy curves. The tools uses an interpolation method that fits perfectly read more…

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Paper White Correction

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The tool White Correction allows to apply manual corrections to the whitest color patch of the measurement data which is read more…

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Correction of optical brighteners

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Paper manufacturers often use optical brighteners to make the paper look brighter. Unfortunately, visual validations will take place under different read more…

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Creating testcharts and measurement data for X-Rite i1iO and iSis

In case you wish to use our reference files to generate testcharts for X-Rite i1iO and iSis please use the read more…

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Preferences

Use the ColorAnt Preferences to define the general behavior of the application. Display Density defines the method for calculating and read more…

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