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Genius determined color profiles profiles. IFRA Expo Hamburg/Penzberg IFRA Expo Hamburg/Penzberg, October 04, 2010. Any printer knows the situation: If the customer has provided PDF or image files for printing, the problems start. Common cause: the customer has included no color profile when creating print-ready data. Then, the printer don’t know pressure conditions, she achieved the results desired by the customer. The company basICColor has the solution: on the occasion of the IFRA Expo 2010 in Hamburg, the specialist for color management solutions presents the new program profiles genius. It determines the appropriate pressure profiles for PDFs and image files automatically and quickly. Before color graphics and images to a commercial printer, usually separate color values must be for the primary colors cyan, magenta, yellow, and black (short: CMYK).

According to the CMYK model, called the separation color separation. The colour separation is at your fingertips with popular software programs such as Adobe Photoshop”possible. Nevertheless, is also on the monitor not exactly predictable, the colors later on the printed paper really look like. This depends for example by the printer and the paper. So that the CMYK data in the color separation can be adapted to the pressure conditions, there are so-called ICC color profiles, named after the International Color Consortium (ICC). These ICC profiles can be embed although in programs such as Photoshop and select the color separation, but still many printers get the image data from their customers, without requiring such a profile was set.

The printer that takes time, and misprints causing additional costs. The solution provides the software profiles genius of basICColor: determined automatically, and fast, fit which profile best to the CMYK data of an image file. basICColor profile genius that creates a report and proposes suitable profiles to users that can be embedded on request directly to the image file. basICColor genius offers two versions of profiles that are tailored to the respective user: basICColor little Genius is the solution for users who have edited images, so for example graphic design. The software checks the CMYK image files in JPG and TIFF formats simply via drag & drop. This little”version costs 199 plus VAT of basICColor profile genius is, however, primarily intended for print service providers. This version validates both JPG and TIFF files as well print-ready PDFs. It works also as a drag-&-drop application, can be used but also via hot folders, for example, in connection with the conversion program basICColor gHOST. Genius costs basICColor profile 1,198 + VAT About basICColor GmbH the basICColor the upper Bavarian Penzberg GmbH was founded in 1989 and is one of the leading providers of ICC-based color management solutions for the digital color workflow. The range of products and services appeal to all users who must deal digital color with the topic. All basICColor products and solutions are of engineers in the fields of printing and media technology, as well as Photo engineers with many years of experience in the area of Farbmangement in Germany designed, specified and developed. The development and further development of the products is based on findings from the daily workflow needs. basICColor sets a great attention on compliance with the ISO standards and the ICC standards.