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Pantone Connect for Adobe Creative Cloud


Over 5,600 Pantone Colors are missing from the Pantone Swatch Libraries in Adobe® Creative Cloud®, including 826 Pantone Matching System (PMS) Colors and the entire Fashion, Home + Interiors system.

With Pantone Connect, integrate all Pantone Colors easily into your design file, and much more:

  • Search, sort, and filter efficiently through all Pantone colors and libraries
  • Convert RGB, Hex, CMYK, and L*a*b* values to closest Pantone matches
  • Cross-reference between Pantone Color Systems
  • Create, tag, and add teammates to color palettes to facilitate better color communication and collaboration

Special Offer: In support of the design community during the COVID-19 crisis, Pantone Connect is free to use through July 8, 2020. No payment information is required to create an account.


Replacement for Color Manager

  • No Export Required: Pantone Connect is integrated seamlessly within Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Colors are always up to date: No synching of fan decks needed
  • New features and ecosystem integrations added regularly
  • Register your new guide for 6-months of free use


Design Team Collaboration

  • Team licensing options available with volume discounts. Contact support@pantone.com for details
  • Build and tag color palettes for projects, add collaborators and share color across your team


User and System Requirements

  • User must have an active Adobe Creative Cloud account
  • An internet connection is required
  • A Pantone Connect account registration is required for activation beyond 7-day free trial
  • Connect is compatible with:
    • Photoshop - Version 20.0 and up*
    • InDesign - Version 14.0 and up*
    • Illustrator - Version 23.0 and up*

*May also work with some earlier versions

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