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Color iMatch

Formulation Software

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Color iMatch is a job-oriented color formulation solution for paint, plastics and textiles, enabling fast, accurate color analysis and colorant formulation for a variety of applications.


Measurement Conditions Reflectance, Tranmission, Reflectance / Transmission, Over Light / Over Dark, SCI / SCE
Color Differences FMCII, CIE DL*, Da*, Db*, CIE DL*, DC*, DH*, Hunter DL, Da, Db, All Attributes of CIELab, CIELch or HunterLab, CMC (l:c), CIE2000 (l:c:h)
Color Spaces CIE L*a*b*, CIE L*C*h*, Hunter Lab, CIE (XYZxy)
Illuminants D50, D55, D65, D75, F2, F7, F11, C, A, Horizon, TL84, Ultralume 3000
Observers 2 degree,10 degree
Standard Indices Whiteness [ASTM E313, CIE, GANZ, Berger, Stensby, Taube, Tappi], Yellowness [ASTM E313, D1925], Opacity [Contrast Ratio, Tappi], Strength [SWL, Summed, Weighted Sum], Haze, Munsell Notation, Orange Juice, Gloss [ASTM E429, Gloss60], Grey Scale [ISO 105, Staining, Color Change], Metamerism, Color Constancy Index, APHA, Gardner Color Index, ASTM Color Index, Saybolt Color Index, AATCC TM203 Light Blocking Index, DIN55979 Blackness Index, G7 Substrate Compensation
Configuration Options Basic, Professional, Management, Satellite, Online Editions
Databases MS Access, MS SQL Server
Experience Level Beginner to Advanced
Import/Export Format CxF, QTX, JB5, MIF
Languages Supported English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese
Supported Devices eXact, eXact Scan, eXact XP, CI4200, CI52, CI62, CI64, 962, 964, Color i5, Color i7, CE-7000A, CI7600, CI7800, SP62, SP64
User Experience Configurable
Industry Standards See Standard Indices
Ink Wells / Ink Units No
Mobile Device Compatibility No
NetProfiler Support Yes
PantoneLIVE Support Yes
Pass / Fail Yes
Sample Preview Yes
What's Included? Installation CD with Instructions
Android No
Apple iOS No
Windows Win 7, Win 10
Available Disk Space 5 GB - 100 GB
Connectivity USB-Port
Display Resolution 1024 x 768
Internet Connection Yes, for PantoneLIVE
Memory 2GB
Number of Displays Supported per Workstation 1
Optical Drive Yes
Processor Core 2 Duo, 2 G
Security Install Only
Compatible Android Devices None
Compatible iOS Devices None




User Guides and Manuals

User Guides

  • Color iQC / iMatch and PantoneLIVE Getting Started Guide Download


  • Color iMatch Installation Guide and Manual Download

Tech Papers and Application Notes

Tech Papers

Application Notes

  • Best Practices with Color iQC and Color iMatch Download

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