To take advantage of our FREE Custom ICC Profile Service simply follow the instructions below.
Download Our ICC Profile Pack
CLICK HERE to Download
Install the Adobe Colour Print Utility (ACPU)
You will find the Adobe Color Print Utility installation files for both Windows and Mac within the downloadable ICC Profile Pack.
CLICK HERE to watch our video on how to Download and use the ACPU on Mac/OSX
CLICK HERE to watch our video on how to Download and use the ACPU on a Windows PC
Open the Paper Profiling Chart (.TIFF) in the ACPU
As soon as you run the ACPU application a window will open asking you to open the .TIFF file included in the ICC Profile Pack called “STEP 3 – Paper_Profiling_Chart.tif“.
Set the Media/Paper Type
Select your printer from the dropdown menu, click properties and choose the ‘Media Type’ that closest matches the media you are printing on.
Once your Custom ICC Profile is created, the profile will only be accurate for the setting that you select now so it is important to select the right one.
You can refer to our list of recommended settings if you are unsure – CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Disable Printer Driver Colour Management
All colour management must be disabled so that we can measure how your printer prints.
Each printer driver has different options that need to be enabled or disabled. Click SHOW MORE and follow the instructions for your printer model below.
Print & Check the Profiling Chart
Once you have set your printer driver settings, make sure you correctly load a sheet of the
media that you would like to profile, coated side facing up, and then click Print.
When you have printed the profiling charts please check you have output it at the correct size and there are no signs of banding, pooling or bleed.
The correct size of the chart to the dashed line is 19.8 cm by 28.6cm.
Post your Prints
Print our the order form attached in the ICC Profile Pack and send it to us.
Please wait until your chart is dry (usually around 30 mins) before placing in the envelope.
Please write the product name on the back of the sheet if sending more than one Profiling Chart.
Receive and Install your ICC Profile
Your ICC Profile will be sent via email, normally within 48 hours of us receiving your profiling chart.
When you receive your profile it needs to be saved in the specific folder to be recognised by ICC-aware applications.
Need help downloading and installing your ICC Profile?
CLICK HERE to watch our video on how to Download and Install an ICC Profile on Mac/OSX
CLICK HERE to watch our video on how to Download and Install an ICC Profile on Windows PC
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