Specialized software

for specialized needs

Whether you want to analyze a light fixture or a light booth, verify the accuracy of your computer monitor, or verify the accuracy of printed colors, you should find a tool in either CT&A or PatchTool which meets your requirements. Please consult the Products page for more information.

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  CT&A   PatchTool Products page Mac OS compatibility  Program activation  RGB Spaces tutorials Products museum The ColorChecker pages

WELCOME TO BABELCOLOR

BabelColor provides software (CT&A and PatchTool) dedicated to the measurement and analysis of color. Our software is used by printers, pre-press departments, photographers, color-management consultants, lighting specialists, as well as advanced amateurs and hobbyists. CT&A and PatchTool are compatible with Mac and Windows.

WHAT’S NEW!

CT&A 5.2 (July 2018):  - Added the Spot Colour Tone Value (SCTV) formula for “Dot/Tone (Dot area)” measurements as defined in ISO 20654-2018 in the “Density tool”. - You can define RGB spaces with negative coordinates in the “Custom RGB space” dialog and four new standard spaces were added in the “RGB vs RGB” tool (ACES AP0, DCI P3 Theater, Display P3, Rec. 2020 (UHDTV)). - New in 5.0: Addition of the IES TM-30-15 Method to the CRI tools. See the CT&A Revision History page for all changes. PatchTool 6.0.5 (October 2018): A 64 bit package is now available for macOS. Highlights from previous versions: - V-6.0 (April 2018): New “3D graph” tab in each opened file (detailed spec). - V-5.5 (October 2017):  “Spectrum Generator” tool: outliers filtering in the “Average” tool; 8 bit dithering  option in exported images. - V-5.3 (July 2017): Upload measurements to the ChromaChecker PRINT INSPECTOR service. - V-5.1 (November 2016): Custom Illuminants. See the PatchTool Revision History for all changes. macOS 64 bit compatibility (October 2018): Apple is transitioning towards a 64 bit only environment. In view of this change, we now offer CT&A and PatchTool for Mac in both 32 and 64 bit packages. Please consult the Mac OS compatibility page for more information and the current status. TM-30-15 SPD data base (July 2016): Files with the Spectral Power Distribution (SPD) of more than 500 light sources (380-780 nm @ 5 nm). (description and download) Application Note (June 2016): AN-11 The effects of a 10 nm bandwidth on data derived from spectrophotometer measurements. (description and download)
BabelColor ®
Color Measurement and Analysis

WELCOME TO BABELCOLOR

BabelColor provides software (CT&A and PatchTool) dedicated to the measurement and analysis of color. Our software is used by printers, pre-press departments, photographers, color-management consultants, lighting specialists, as well as advanced amateurs and hobbyists. CT&A and PatchTool are compatible with Mac and Windows.

WHAT’S NEW!

CT&A 5.2 (July 2018):  - Added the Spot Colour Tone Value (SCTV) formula for “Dot/Tone (Dot area)” measurements as defined in ISO 20654-2018 in the “Density tool”. - You can define RGB spaces with negative coordinates in the “Custom RGB space” dialog and four new standard spaces were added in the “RGB vs RGB” tool (ACES AP0, DCI P3 Theater, Display P3, Rec. 2020 (UHDTV)). - New in 5.0: Addition of the IES TM-30-15 Method to the CRI tools. See the CT&A Revision History page for all changes. PatchTool 6.0.5 (October 2018): A 64 bit package is now available for macOS. Highlights from previous versions: - V-6.0 (April 2018): New “3D graph” tab in each opened file (detailed spec). - V-5.5 (October 2017):  “Spectrum Generator” tool: outliers filtering in the “Average” tool; 8 bit dithering  option in exported images. - V-5.3 (July 2017): Upload measurements to the ChromaChecker PRINT INSPECTOR service. - V-5.1 (November 2016): Custom Illuminants. See the PatchTool Revision History for all changes. macOS 64 bit compatibility (October 2018): Apple is transitioning towards a 64 bit only environment. In view of this change, we now offer CT&A and PatchTool for Mac in both 32 and 64 bit packages. Please consult the Mac OS compatibility page for more information and the current status. TM-30-15 SPD data base (July 2016): Files with the Spectral Power Distribution (SPD) of more than 500 light sources (380-780 nm @ 5 nm). (description and download) Application Note (June 2016): AN-11 The effects of a 10 nm bandwidth on data derived from spectrophotometer measurements. (description and download)
BabelColor ®

Specialized software

for specialized needs

Whether you want to analyze a light fixture or a light booth, verify the accuracy of your computer monitor, or verify the accuracy of printed colors, you should find a tool in either CT&A or PatchTool which meets your requirements. Please consult the Products page for more information.

Click for info:

  CT&A   PatchTool Products page Mac OS compatibility  Program activation  RGB Spaces tutorials Products museum The ColorChecker pages