At PhotoPlus: X-Rite’s ColorMunki Photo

This morning I met with X-Rite, who showed off some improvements to their excellent ColorMunki Photo. The single device profiles not only your display, but also your printer and digital projector. What makes the Munki unique is its robust software: You can tweak your printer profile according to the very image you’re trying to print. So if you do a lot of portraits, the software will engineer a color target specific to the range of skin tones in a given photograph, and use that information to he

This morning I met with X-Rite, who showed off some improvements to their excellent ColorMunki Photo. The single device profiles not only your display, but also your printer and digital projector. What makes the Munki unique is its robust software: You can tweak your printer profile according to the very image you’re trying to print. So if you do a lot of portraits, the software will engineer a color target specific to the range of skin tones in a given photograph, and use that information to help you print them even more accurately. It also comes with color picker software that helps you develop color palettes based on your photos and the new Digital Pouch program, which will ensure color-accurate viewing when you share your images with friends who have also calibrated their screens. All in-all, a great device for keeping all your color in line.

—Debbie Grossman
Senior Editor

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