X-Rite Pantone announces new appearance file format

21st October 2016

X-Rite, or at least its subsidiary Pantone, has developed a new file format, the Appearance Exchange Format or AxF. This is said to allow the full communication of visual appearance in a single, editable file in order to improve the virtualization process. Continue reading “X-Rite Pantone announces new appearance file format”

GMG updates OpenColor

12th May 2016

GMG has released a new version of its OpenColor program for multichannel profiling. OpenColor 2.04 can create separation profiles which can be exported to other applications. GMG is already working on the next version, 2.0.5 with the promise of dot proof profiles for GMG proofing solutions and is due for release later this month. Continue reading “GMG updates OpenColor”

GMG updates media and software

18th March 2016

GMG is reorganizing its proof media portfolio. Its proof media range is being expanded and reorganized into two lines: ProofMedia Premium for contract proofing and ProofMedia Studio for designers. The range also includes proof media with OBAs (optical brightening agents) that work with the new Fogra 51/52 characterization data. Continue reading “GMG updates media and software”