New Colours Format

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Suggestions for a new colours format

Colour spaces

RGB

CMYK

L*a*b

Features

Name

Description

Copyright

Spot

Overview of existing formats

Informations included in some other colour formats.

CGATS.17

ANSI Standard used by QuarkXPress 7


  • Originator
  • File descriptor
  • Created
  • Manufacturer
  • Comment
  • Name format
  • Library identifier
  • Default color space
  • Color usage recommendation
  • Data format
  • Data


information


Adobe Color Book (.acb)

Used by InDesign and Photoshop


  • File Version
  • Color Book Identifier
  • Color Book Title
  • Color Name Prefix
  • Color Name Postfix
  • Color Book Description
  • Color Count
  • Colors per Page
  • Page Selector Offset
  • Color Space Identifier
  • Color Type (Spot/Process)


For each colour

  • Name
  • Code
  • Values (depending of the Color Space)


more info


ASCII (and Binary) Color File (.acf .bcf)

Used by Freehand and PageMaker


  • Library Name
  • Library Version
  • Copyright
  • About Message
  • Names (Full/Partial/None)
  • Rows
  • Columns
  • Number of entries
  • Prefix
  • Suffix
  • Type (Spot/Process/Mixed/hifi)
  • Models (CMYK/RGB/hifi/Spot/Lab)
  • Preferred Model
  • (Hi Fidelity inks description)


For each colour

  • (Lab or XYZ values)
  • CMYK values
  • RGB values
  • (Special inks values)
  • Type
  • Model
  • Name


some more info

Adobe Colors (.aco)

Used by Photoshop


old official info

newer unofficial info


Corel Palette (.cpl)

Used by CorelDRAW


(incomplete)

  • Name
  • Color count


For each colour

  • (Ordering number)
  • Color space
  • Color name encoding
  • Values (depending of the Color Space)
  • Name