The following are the minimum system requirements for Color Pilot 18.1.1. Exceeding these requirements will in most cases lead to a performance increase. Running Color Pilot on a system that does not meet these requirements is not supported.
Minimum System Requirements for Color Pilot 18.1.1
Processor type and speed
x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) compatible processor (Intel or AMD), minimum dual-core.
Minimum 8GB RAM.
For more information about memory limitations in Windows operating systems, please consult this table.
Available hard drive space
An NTFS volume is required. The software takes maximum 1 GB of disk space. But take into account the need for storage of temporary and production data. A backup solution is strongly advised.
100/1000 Base-T Ethernet, TCP/IP v4 protocol, TCP/IP v6 protocol is not supported.
In order to use the PantoneLIVE cloud subscription service, an internet connection and a PantoneLIVE account are required.
Graphics card and video drivers
Minimum 1280 x 1024 resolution, true color depth.
The following spectrophotometers are supported via a USB port:
Barbieri Spectro Swing (no support for spot measurements!)
X-Rite Eye-One IO (generation 1 and 2)
X-Rite Eye-One Pro (generation 1 and 2)
Bluetooth connection not supported!
An aperture of 2 mm is recommended for accurate measurements
i1Pro 3 - i1iO 3rd generation
There is no support for the i1Pro 3 & i1iO 3rd generation in Color Pilot 18.1.1!
Supported measurement conditions:
i1Pro 1 / i1iO 1st generation (non UV)
i1Pro 1 / i1iO 1st generation (UV)
i1Pro 2 / i1iO 2nd generation (*)
eXact – spot mode (**)
eXact – scan mode (**)
Barbieri Spectro Swing
( * ) i1iO firmware 1.0.8 required!
(**) USB connection only, Bluetooth not supported!
Check the manufacturer’s website for drivers available for your specific operating system.
Supported Operating Systems
Recommended operating systems are highlighted in green in the tables below.
If an operating system is not listed in the tables below, it is not supported. Do not try to install Color Engine Pilot on a computer running an unsupported operating system.
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016 Standard
Windows Server 2016 Datacenter
Windows Server 2016 Essentials
Windows Storage Server 2016
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 Standard
Windows Server 2012 Datacenter
Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Windows Server 2012 Foundation
Windows Storage Server 2012 Workgroup
Windows Storage Server 2012 Standard
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
Windows Small Business Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation
Windows Web Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2008 R2 HPC Edition
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 Standard
Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
Windows Small Business Server 2008
Windows Web Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 HPC Edition
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Enterprise
* Windows 10 is supported in version 14.1.1 and newer.