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Pantone Connect for Adobe Creative Cloud


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

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

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

Pantone Connect Extension access is free during an ongoing intro period while we develop the Pantone Connect platform.


Replacement for Colour Manager

  • No Export Required: Pantone Connect is integrated seamlessly within Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Colours 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 colour palettes for projects, add collaborators and share colour 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
  • 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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