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X-Rite has updated its i1Profiler colour management software to include scanner profiling. Additionally, version 1.4 adds compatibility with MacOS X 10.8x (with the latest updates installed) and Windows 8 32 or 64 bit (with the latest service pack installed), and several other improvements. i1Profiler 1.4 is available for immediate download from the xrite.com and xritephoto.com websites. Current i1Profiler users will receive this software update for free. Those who have the auto-update option activated will automatically receive the update next time they launch the software.
X-rite Press Release
X-Rite Announces i1Profiler Software Update
i1 Professional product owners automatically benefit from i1Profiler v1.4 improvements including new scanner profiling
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., (January 15, 2013) - X-Rite, Incorporated, the world leader in color management, measurement and communication technologies, announces the latest enhancements to i1Profiler, the next generation professional color management software. i1Profiler offers an unprecedented level of flexibility and features a number of unique color management capabilities. And now with the version 1.4 update, i1Profiler includes scanner profiling, the latest OS support, and several other improvements. Current i1Profiler users will receive this software update for free.
“These new i1Profiler software improvements bring even more functionality and workflow improvements for X-Rite’s professional i1 color management products,” said Thomas Kunz, X-Rite’s Market Manager, Imaging. “Current i1 professional product owners will benefit from an automatic free software update and new i1 professional customers can be sure they will receive the most up-to-date profiling software that now includes easy scanner profiling.”
The latest release of i1Profiler software features basic and advanced modes for professionally calibrated and profiled monitors (including presets for video production workflows), projectors, scanners and printers. Scanner functionality is now available in i1Photo Pro 2, i1Publish Pro 2, i1Publish and all upgrade packages.
Key i1Profiler v1.4 improvements include:
Users simply scan the target to generate a high quality custom ICC profile The software will automatically detect and crop the target. It supports the following targets:
· ColorChecker Classic
· ColorChecker Digital SG
· Reflective IT 8.7/2
· Transmissive 4x5 and 35mm IT 8.7/1
OS Support Update
i1Profiler 1.4 now supports the following Operating Systems: · MacOS X 10.6.x, 10.7.x and 10.8x (with the latest updates installed) Microsoft Windows®: XP® 32 bit, Vista® 32 or 64 bit, Windows 7 32 or 64 bit, Windows 8® 32 or 64 bit (with latest service pack installed)
In addition to the above improvements, i1Profiler 1.4 also includes additional CGATS and other minor workflow improvements, plus several maintenance fixes.
i1Profiler 1.4 is available for immediate download from xrite.com and xritephoto.com websites. If a current owner has auto update activated, they will automatically receive the update next time they launch the software.
X-Rite, Incorporated, is the global leader in color science and technology. The company, which now includes color industry leader Pantone, develops, manufactures, markets and supports innovative color solutions through measurement systems, software, color standards and services. X-Rite’s expertise in inspiring, selecting, measuring, formulating, communicating and matching color helps users get color right the first time and every time, which translates to better quality and reduced costs. X-Rite serves a range of industries, including printing, packaging, photography, graphic design video, automotive, paints, plastics, textiles, dental and medical. For further information, please visit http://www.xrite.com, www.xritephoto.com or http://www.pantone.com
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