The European Color Initiative (ECI) has revised its CMYK exchange color space. The new version eciCMYK v2 (FOGRA59) offers an improved gray axis and thus expands the application possibilities of the CMYK exchange color space compared to the previous version. The new profile can be downloaded free of charge from the (german) ECI homepage.
ColorLogic GmbH releases ZePrA 8, an advanced, smart color server that optimizes and automates printing data – now also with Proofing. The outputs from the DeviceLink and Multicolor profiles combined with the sophisticated spot color rendering can now be used for color proofs. This is especially useful as many RIPs do not entirely support CxF/X-4 or SCTV calibration, nor do they have a spectral color prediction model for spot color rendering. The proofing module’s outstanding results were confirmed with a 7 color proof at the recent FOGRA Multicolor Forum 2019.
With Spotify images can be converted into a limited number of spot colors. This feature is probably only useful for a few users, but if this requirement exists then Spotify is certainly extremely helpful.
I have now updated PDFX-ready’s color settings, export settings, preflight profiles and the corresponding recipes in French to the same level as in German: