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I would love to see Affinity products supporting HKS colour systems for printing on coated and uncoated papers, same way as Pantone colours are built-in into applications.  The systems are used by many printers, naming just few in UK: Saxo Print, Mixam, FlyerAlarm and many others around Europe. I use HKS at work, but must translate colours into CMYK. It would be really helpful to support these colour schemes (HKS-K, HKS-N).

HKS has an app that allows to add HKS-K (coated) and HKS-N (uncoated) to Adobe applications automatically. If not built-in schemes, than maybe this would be a good approach?

HKS is also cheaper than Pantone for designers (colour fans and colour tables) and for printers. HKS also include gold and silver inks.

 

 

 

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Thanks for the reminder about this. Our fellow users may be interested in your earlier thread where you attached a couple of *.afpalette files. :)


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45 minutes ago, Alfred said:

Thanks for the reminder about this. Our fellow users may be interested in your earlier thread where you attached a couple of *.afpalette files. :)

I know, I'm pushing this request. I attached the palette, but it's not the same. CMYK will be printed in four colours without gold or silver, where using HKS would be printed with spot colours.


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Hello Serif Team!

Is there any update on adding HKS N and HKS K spot colour palettes to Affinity software? It's doing my heading now. I've got HKS N & HKS K palettes in Photoshop and Illustrator using HKS 3000+ software. Is there any way I can move them to Affinity Photo and Designer so print-ready PDF will have them marked as spot colours? 

It's a popular standard in Europe - it's cheaper for printers and designers than monopoly-driven Pantone.

 

PS
I have also emailed HKS Farben to consider adding Affinity to their HKS 3000+ app.

PPS
RAL system would be welcomed as well.


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I try to change from Adobe to Affinity and it works. However sometimes I find something that I miss. 
I need HKS and RAL as well and wondering why it is not implemented so far? 
I hope it will implemented in nearly future. :)

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