X-Rite announces i1Profiler software update

A screen shot of the scanner profiling improvementThe next generation professional colour management software, i1Profiler has received a string of new enhancements. X-Rite, the world leader in colour management, measurement and communication technologies, announced that with the version 1.4 update, i1Profiler now includes scanner profiling, the latest OS support and several other improvements.

‘The new software improvements bring even more functionality and workflow improvements for X-Rite’s professional i1 colour management products,’ says Thomas Kunz, the company’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, as well as 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:

  • Scanner profiling
    • 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 and Transmissive 4x5 and 35mm IT 8.7/1. 
  • OS support update
    • i1Profiler 1.4 now supports a range of operating systems, including MacOS X 10.6.x, 10.7.x and 10.8x (with the latest updates installed), as well as Microsoft Windows: XP 32 bit, Vista 32 or 64 bit, Windows 7 32 or 64 bit and Windows 8 32 or 64 bit (with latest service pack installed). 

In addition to the abovementioned 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. 

South African distributors of X-Rite products include:

Digital Distributors


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