Export a Color Table to Caldera RIP

Caldera is a RIP software that use a proprietary format for color chart management (.lab). Now we will see how it's so easy to share a Caldera color table with Coraye.

1. Import your table

The first thing to do, is to drag and drop you color table into Coraye

Coraye is compatible with .cxf, .aco, .acb, .ase, .csv, .lab (Caldera) files.

2. Export table to Caldera format

By right clicking, you will have access to export functionalities. Select Export Caldera.

Export Caldera Color Table

Choose a name and save it. A ".lab" file is created in your selected folder.

Save the .lab file on a Usb drive to share it

3. Import into Caldera RIP

Open the Caldera RIP software. Click on a printer icon to display printer menu.

Open a printer option windows

Here we have choose the Epson SC-F6200. In the new windows, click on the Spot Color icon.

Click on the Spot Color icon

Go to the Rules tab then go to Configure LAB Library...

Click on the "Configure LAB Library" tab

Click on Import

Click on "Import" tab

A new windows is open to select your .lab file, select it and click on Open.

Select the .lab Caldera Color Table

Your Color table has been add into the Caldera Spot Color library.

Now it's ready to use.

Don't forget to give the right name to your spot color in yours printouts.

4. Check the reproductivity of your colors

Be careful, not all colors may be reproducible on your printer. To make sure, we invite you to use the gamut viewer to compare your color table with the icc profile of your printer.