BabelColor PRODUCTS 

This page presents a top-level overview of our software products

Use it to compare the tools provided in CT&A and PatchTool. You can then jump to the features, specifications, screenshots and revision history of each program.

 CT&A

CT&A (Color Translator & Analyzer) is a collection of tools specifically designed for the measurement, conversion, and analysis of individual colors or small batches of colors (depending on the tool). Tools are grouped by theme in individually managed windows; these windows are controlled with a menu or toolbar. Note: The RGB vs RGB, CRI, ISO 3664+, Metamerism Index, and RAL DESIGN tools do not require a color measurement instrument although an instrument can be used for input. All other spectral tools require and i1Pro or i1Pro 2. Instruments are purchased separately; a list of supported instrument is shown in the specifications page. Jump to a specific page: Toolbar window: screenshots RGB vs RGB tool: screenshots specifications CRI tools: screenshots specifications Density tools: screenshot specifications FluoCheck tools: screenshot specifications Graph tools: screenshots specifications ISO 3664+ / ISO 12646 tools: screenshots specifications Metamerism Index (MI) tools: screenshot specifications RAL DESIGN tool: screenshot specifications Whiteness tools: screenshots specifications

 PatchTool

PatchTool is designed to import, view, edit, measure, compare, average, join, convert, and export color lists in a color-managed environment. Jump to a specific FEATURE: Import: input file types Adobe Swatch Exchange (ASE) Export: output file types export data dialog export image dialog Adobe Swatch Exchange (ASE) Patch edition: patch edition mode join patch lists optimize target layout Jump to a specific TOOL: Average tool Compare tool Correction Matrix tool CT&A export dialog Custom Illuminants tool Display-Check tool Display-Reader tool Extract Data from Profile Extract Profile from File Extract Target from Image File-to-File Transfer Gamut Tools (convert/clip check) Gamut Tools (list gen.) Join Files tool OSA UCS tool Patch-Reader tool Substrate Correction tool Tweak Target tool

Users / Reviews

Focus Numérique, a French Web magazine dedicated to Photo, Video, and Digital images, uses PatchTool's Display- Check to analyze color monitors. For example, here is a link to their ViewSonic VP2780-4K test results. Focus Numérique, un magasine en ligne dédié à la photo et vidéo numérique utilise Display-Check de PatchTool pour analyser ses moniteurs. Par exemple, voici un lien vers les résultats obtenus avec le moniteur VP2780-4K de ViewSonic. José Pereira Digital Heritage: A Web site, in Spanish, dedicated to color management and its application in the cultural heritage field. Se presentan las diversas herramientas de CT&A y PatchTool. Univest PrePress: This Company, located in Kiev, uses both PatchTool and CT&A to evaluate displays and viewing booths for their customers. Click on the following links for extracts from their pdf reports. Monitor certification (187 KB) Display accuracy (108 KB) Ambient light & viewing booth (191 KB) PatchTool was reviewed by Miles Hecker  (WyoFOTO). See also how Miles uses CT&A to evaluate high-performance B&W ink-jet papers in Part 2 of his Canson Platine Fibre Rag paper review. Marcel Patek Digital Photography: A Web site dedicated to the technical aspects of digital imaging, where you will find many examples of how to use CT&A and PatchTool, with this page dedicated to BabelColor software.
BabelColor ®
Color Measurement and Analysis
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BabelColor PRODUCTS 

This page presents a top-level

overview of our software products

Use it to compare the tools provided in CT&A and PatchTool. You can then jump to the features, specifications, screenshots and revision history of each program.

 CT&A

CT&A (Color Translator & Analyzer) is a collection of tools specifically designed for the measurement, conversion, and analysis of individual colors or small batches of colors (depending on the tool). Tools are grouped by theme in individually managed windows; these windows are controlled with a menu or toolbar. Note: The RGB vs RGB, CRI, ISO 3664+, Metamerism Index, and RAL DESIGN tools do not require a color measurement instrument although an instrument can be used for input. All other spectral tools require and i1Pro or i1Pro 2. Instruments are purchased separately; a list of supported instrument is shown in the specifications  page. Jump to a specific page: Toolbar window: screenshots RGB vs RGB tool: screenshots specifications CRI tools: screenshots specifications Density tools: screenshot specifications FluoCheck tools: screenshot specifications Graph tools: screenshots specifications ISO 3664+ / ISO 12646 tools: screenshots specifications Metamerism Index (MI) tools: screenshot specifications RAL DESIGN tool: screenshot specifications Whiteness tools: screenshots specifications

 PatchTool

PatchTool is designed to import, view, edit, measure, compare, average, join, convert, and export color lists in a color-managed environment. Jump to a specific FEATURE: Import: input file types Adobe Swatch Exchange (ASE) Export: output file types export data dialog export image dialog Adobe Swatch Exchange (ASE) Patch edition: patch edition mode join patch lists optimize target layout Jump to a specific TOOL: Average tool Compare tool Correction Matrix tool CT&A export dialog Custom Illuminants tool Display-Check tool Display-Reader tool Extract Data from Profile Extract Profile from File Extract Target from Image File-to-File Transfer Gamut Tools (convert/clip check) Gamut Tools (list gen.) Join Files tool OSA UCS tool Patch-Reader tool Substrate Correction tool Tweak Target tool

Users / Reviews

Focus Numérique, a French Web magazine dedicated to Photo, Video, and Digital images, uses PatchTool's Display-Check to analyze color monitors. For example, here is a link to their ViewSonic VP2780-4K test results. Focus Numérique, un magasine en ligne dédié à la photo et vidéo numérique utilise Display-Check de PatchTool pour analyser ses moniteurs. Par exemple, voici un lien vers les résultats obtenus avec le moniteur VP2780-4K de ViewSonic. José Pereira Digital Heritage: A Web site, in Spanish, dedicated to color management and its application in the cultural heritage field. Se presentan las diversas herramientas de CT&A y PatchTool. Univest PrePress: This Company, located in Kiev, uses both PatchTool and CT&A to evaluate displays and viewing booths for their customers. Click on the following links for extracts from their pdf reports. Monitor certification (187 KB) Display accuracy (108 KB) Ambient light & viewing booth (191 KB) PatchTool was reviewed by Miles Hecker (WyoFOTO). See also how Miles uses CT&A to evaluate high- performance B&W ink-jet papers in Part 2 of his Canson Platine Fibre Rag paper review. Marcel Patek Digital Photography: A Web site dedicated to the technical aspects of digital imaging, where you will find many examples of how to use CT&A and PatchTool, with this page dedicated to BabelColor software.
BabelColor ®
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