Color Management and Importing/Exporting Files
OMEGA Color Management is easy-to-use and allows you to see on-screen what colors will
look like when they are output to a printer or plotter. Color Management is also an important
factor in the successful importing and exporting of files. This chapter describes OMEGA Color
Management and explains how to import or export industry standard file types. It is divided
into the following chapters:
Chapter 26: Practical Hands-On Color Management explains in three simple steps how to
quickly set up OMEGA Color Management.
Chapter 27: Importing Files into Composer provides instructions on the best method of
importing files using GSP filters. This chapter also describes how to use all of the import filters
included in OMEGA and includes troubleshooting conversion problems.
Chapter 28: Exporting Files from Composer provides instructions on the best method of
exporting files from Composer. This chapter also describes how to use all of the export filters
included in OMEGA.
Chapter 29: Using File Converter explains how to use the File Converter program to batch
import or batch export multiple files.
Chapter 30: Remapping Colors for Imported CMX Files details how to alter individual colors
of an imported CMX file to achieve exact color matches.
Practical Hands-On Color Management
OMEGA Color Management is designed to show you on-screen what your colors will look like
once they are printed or output to a plotter. It is easier to change a color on-screen as opposed to
changing it after it is printed.
GERBER OMEGA Color Management is carefully configured to provide good results with little
intervention from the user. You don’t have to know how to use it; it just works! Simply follow
Tip: This chapter provides the basic steps to quickly set up OMEGA Color Management. To
learn more about Color Management, see Help.
Step 1: Setting up Color Management
To setup Color Management
1 Use Windows Control Panel to configu