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Reg. Price: $1,235.00 USD
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Professional Color Management for Imaging and Prepress

i1Publish is designed for photographers, designers and prepress professionals who rely on accurate color throughout their digital workflow – from cameras, monitors and projectors to RGB and CMYK+ printers. Get the most color accurate displays, prints and proofs, with repeatable results every time.


Don’t compromise on color!

i1Publish is the next generation color profiling solution that delivers an entirely new, flexible user defined experience to generate unrivaled color quality. Accommodating a broad range of proficiencies and expertise, i1Publish provides complete power and control to create the highest quality ICC profiles.


Quickly and easily create custom profiles for cameras, monitors, digital projectors, and RGB, CMYK and CMYK+4 printers, ensuring color accuracy from capture to output With the i1Profiler software users can choose between a ‘basic’, wizard-driven interface, or an ‘advanced’ user-driven interface to create high quality, precise, custom color profiles.




  • Achieve true colors on each of your LCD, CRT and laptop monitors*
  • Perfect printed colors every time (RGB, CMYK, CMYK + any four)*
  • Intelligent iterative profiling technology for best quality results
  • Advanced controls for black generation and separations
  • Optimize profiles based on any combination of colors extracted from images, PANTONE libraries or captured spot colors
  • Keep color correct over time and between runs by using the linearization feature to bring your printer back to it's profiled state*
  • Capture ambient light to adapt output profile for the lighting conditions of final viewing environment*
  • Choose standard test charts or build your own for custom color and paper size requirements
  • Quickly check color output quality with ColorChecker Proof visual assessment target
  • Correct for OBAs (optical brightening agents) in paper with Optical Brightener Correction (OBC) technology (when combined with i1iSis automated chart reader)
  • High quality projector profiles to accurately project your work on the big screen*
  • Profile digital cameras with the introductory ColorChecker Camera Calibration system
  • Capture spot colors off virtually any surface - ideal for creative design or corporate brand requirements*
  • Keep your PANTONE libraries up-to-date, accurate and ready to use in Adobe® and Quark® creative applications with the included PANTONE Color Manager

*requires measurement device – i1Pro not included in i1Publish solution


Unrivaled Color Quality
Designed to deliver the highest color quality, i1Profiler incorporates X-Rite’s i1Prism engine, unique iterative profiling technology. This smart technology tightly dials into the user’s specific printer and paper combination so professional photographers can experience the highest quality color results.


New User Interface with built in flexibility at all levels

With an all-new user interface, i1Profiler offers an unprecedented level of flexibility to address the needs of a photographer’s workflow. i1Profiler seamlessly combines the ease of use of the wizard driven interface found in the basic mode, and the flexibility of the menu driven user interface found in the advanced mode. Whether a novice, expert or somewhere in between, i1Profiler easily adapts to any skill level and workflow needs, while maintaining the ability to produce outstanding profile quality results.


New Workflow Exchange

i1Profiler provides you with the ability to save and reuse assets or preferred settings with drag and drop functionality - you can create future profiles or share those profile creation workflows with others quickly, easily, and efficiently – without having to start from scratch.  This exchange functionality also allows you to share palette information and other color data using X-Rite’s Color Exchange Format (CxF) for the most comprehensive data exchange.


A New Level of Quality Assurance

i1Profiler is designed to give photographers high confidence in their results thanks to the visual and measurement-based quality assurance validation and verification functions that include QA tools for soft proofing, and ColorChecker Proof reference data for visual color assessment.




ColorChecker Proof
To help users perform a visual color evaluation of their results using physical standards, i1Publish includes the ColorChecker Proof, a 24-patch ColorChecker Classic target precut for direct viewing against a printed target.  When used in proper lighting conditions, this offers immediate visual verification of profile output results.


If needed, the photographer can utilize i1Publish Pro’s unique capabilities to effectively perform adjustments such as profile optimization or rebuild the profile taking into account a specific ambient light measurement.


ColorChecker Camera Calibration System
With the introductory ColorChecker Classic mini target and ColorChecker Passport Camera Calibration software, you’ll quickly and easily build custom camera profiles for Adobe® Imaging solutions including Lightroom®, Photoshop®, Photoshop Elements, Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) and Adobe Bridge.


This advanced profiling technology, which has become widely adopted in Raw workflows, provides excellent results with just the small 24-patch ColorChecker Classic target. It produces custom camera profiles that work exceptionally well, even in unusual or artificial light sources. Plus, software auto-detection will locate the target automatically.  Whether shooting with just one camera or multiple cameras, photographers can easily establish an accurate color foundation and maintain control of their colors.


PANTONE Color Manager
i1Publish includes the PANTONE Color Manager color palette creation and swatch bridging software.
Commercial photographers will especially appreciate this functionality when shooting products or corporate brand identities that demand a specified color match.   


Upgrade Eligibility

Owners of i1Match, ProfileMaker and MonacoPROFILER solutions are eligible for upgrade solutions.  Upgrade package includes full i1Publish solution that directly supports i1Pro, i1iO and i1iSis instruments.


To activate, Upgrade packages require serial number from i1Pro device or software dongle from ProfileMaker or MonacoPROFILER solutions.  


With i1Publish you'll have complete color control at your fingertips.
Maintain color accuracy from capture to output. Quickly and easily create custom profiles for your monitors, cameras, RGB, CMYK and CMYK+4 printers, and digital projectors – all in one comprehensive solution. i1Publish includes:


·         i1Profiler Software: monitor, digital projector, RGB, CMYK, CMYK+4 printer profiling; monitor and printer quality control

·         ColorChecker Camera Profiling Software

·         PANTONE Color Manager Software

·         Introductory ColorChecker Classic [mini]

·         ColorChecker Proof


i1Profiler Software for Monitor, Projector and Printer

When combined with a measuring device*, i1Profiler software features basic and advanced modes for calibrating and profiling the primary devices in your digital photographic workflow:


·         Monitor

o        Display true colors on each of your LCD, CRT and laptop monitors

o        Create profiles for any ambient light condition for optimal viewing of color critical work

o        Unlimited gamma, white point, and luminance settings (also measure other displays or light sources and use as targets)

o        Workgroup match utilizing reference profiles to match all monitors

o        Gray balance optimization for more neutral and better defined grays, in any lighting condition

o        Chromatic adaptation formula for a closer visual match of different monitors  (or of different settings on one monitor) with different white points

o        Preview before and after results with supplied image or your own

o        Monitor Quality Assurance – validate and trend monitor performance

o        Profile summary report ideal for post profile analysis

o        X-Rite’s Automatic Display Calibration (ADC) to automatically control and adjust display hardware settings

o        Profile reminder to ensure true and reliable color over time

·         Digital Projector

o        Display your work just as you intend it to be seen – digital projector profiling for highly accurate projected color.

o        Build an accurate on-screen profile in just a few minutes – just as easy as building a monitor profile

o        Takes room conditions into consideration when creating profile – projected colors, screen color and room lighting

o        Designed for the creative, non-technical user

o        Includes custom beamer holder for hands free use

·         Printer

o        Obtain perfect printed colors every time  on any RGB, CMYK, CMYK + any four ink printer or press

o        Intelligent iterative profiling technology ensures your output is reproduced accurately from print to print and printer to printer.

o        i1Prism color engine delivers unmatched quality for smoothness and shadow detail.

o        Optimize profiles based on your images for specific colors, black & white, or flesh tones, PANTONE libraries and captured spot colors – get the color you desire without editing any profiles.

o        Supports high patch count test charts for the most accurate printer profiles – ideal for fine art printing and proofing

o        Choose from standard test charts or easily build your own to meet your specific color and paper size requirements

o        Automatic detection of any installed RGB or CMYK printer driver

o        Visual display of measured data provides instant feedback during measurement process

o        Capture true colors with flash and ambient light measurements – easily apply output profiles for your gallery, studio or retail environment’s lighting conditions for perfect color match

o        Quickly check color output quality with ColorChecker Proof visual assessment target

o        Semi-automated scanning method for test charts – measure 300 patches in less than a minute with i1Pro.

o        Highly sophisticated ruler system enables easy one hand scanning operation, and can be used with or without the backup board. Scans materials up to 3mm and folds for easy transport

o        Optional i1iO scanning table adds automation to the workflow. Handles any substrates up to 10 mm – photo, fine art rag, textile, poly bag, corrugated and ceramic.


*Measurement device not included in i1Publish solution

**Please see Specifications tab for complete listing


ColorChecker Camera Calibration System

This widely adapted profiling technology provides excellent results with just the mini 24-patch ColorChecker Classic target, producing custom camera profiles that work exceptionally well for Raw workflows, even in unusual artificial light sources. Whether you are shooting with just one camera or multiple cameras, you’ll easily establish an accurate color foundation and maintain control of your colors.

·         Camera calibration for Raw shooters enables greater capability to calibrate and correct color

·         Accurate color gives a consistent foundation for creative interpretation

·         Minimize color differences between cameras and lenses

·         Adapt for mixed lighting

·         Make color balance match across different scenes

·         Create dual illuminant profiles which takes into account two different light sources to create a single profile, which can be applied to an even wider variety of lighting conditions


PANTONE Color Manager

·         Automatically updates all PANTONE Color Libraries - and keeps them up to date

·         Uses PANTONE PLUS Color Bridge values

·         Builds palettes of best match PANTONE colors that are auto extracted from your own images

·         Enables any library or palette, including palettes extracted from images, to be used in i1Profiler spot color optimization of printer Profiles.

·         Builds ICC profile-based device-specific CMYK recipes for any PANTONE Graphics library

·         Simulates and helps you visualize spot vs. 4-color process, including display and print gamut warnings to make it easy to identify any colors that cannot be properly printed on your target output device or properly displayed on your monitor

·         Synchronizes spot color values to design applications


Software Specifications

  • Intel® CPU
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or 10.6 [with latest upgrades installed]
  • 1GB of available RAM
  • 2GB of available hard disk space
  • Monitor resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels or higher
  • Dual display support requires either 2 video cards or a dual head video card that supports dual video LUTs being loaded
  • Powered USB port
  • DVD drive or high speed internet to download software
  • Internet connection for software updates
  • User must have Administrator rights to install, uninstall the application



  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon XP™ or better CPU
  • Windows® XP 32 or 64-bit, Windows Vista® 32 or 64-bit, Windows 7® 32 or 64-bit
  • Latest service packs installed
  • 1GB of available RAM
  • 2GB of available hard disk space
  • Monitor resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels or higher
  • Dual display support requires either 2 video cards or a dual head video card that supports dual video LUTs being loaded
  • Powered USB port
  • Network adapter installed and driver loaded
  • DVD drive or high speed internet to download software
  • Internet connection for software updates
  • User must have Administrator rights to install, uninstall the application


This product is available in the following languages:

  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

i1Publish includes:
i1Profiler v1.x software for monitors, RGB, CMYK and CMYK+4 printers and digital projectors, ColorChecker Camera Calibration software and mini ColorChecker Classic target for cameras, ColorChecker Proof Target, and PANTONE Color Manager.

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