Pantone Connect (Multi-Seat Annual Subscription)



Colour design with confidence! Pantone Connect is the only way to access over 15,000 Pantone colours in every library, ensuring consistency and accuracy in branding, fashion, and product design. Built to supercharge your inspiration, Pantone Connect includes a host of essential tools for isolating and matching colours seen in digital files and the world around you.

Save the colours you want, store them securely in the cloud, then bring them into your Adobe® design programs and access them from anywhere you happen to be! Share palettes and collaborate with team members, clients, brand managers, and printers, to be sure everyone in your design workflow is on the same colour page.

Key Pantone Connect features and tools include:

  • Search/Finder – View thousands of colours in more than a dozen Pantone libraries to find exactly the colours you want.
  • Pick – Select your desired colours for a given project.
  • Measure – Use the Pantone Colour Match Card with Pantone Connect Mobile App to capture colour inspiration in the real world, wherever you find it.
  • Convert – Find the nearest RGB/CMYK/Hex/L*a*b* colour equivalents to Pantone colours or convert between Pantone colours in different libraries.
  • Extract – Isolate colours in digital files and find their nearest Pantone colour matches.
  • My Colour Story – NEW mood board function lets you use 1, 3, or 5 images to create a colour collage and isolate relevant colours to create your own original colour story.
  • Colour Harmonies and Colour Shades – Build smarter palettes leveraging Pantone’s powerful colour psychology and theory tools to find ideal pairings for your preferred colours.
  • Export to ASE Files – Create Adobe Swatch Exchange files to share colours easily between popular Adobe® programs like Photoshop®, Illustrator®, and InDesign®.
  • Accessibility Support – See how your palettes may appear to people with common colour blindness.
  • Light & Dark Simulations – Compare your colour choices against light and dark backgrounds.
  • Share – Send palettes to everyone who needs to use or review your colour schemes.
  • Collaborate – Build consensus and ensure quality control up and down your entire design workflow.

Pantone Connect basic version is free and includes the Colour Finder, Pick, and Measure tools. To access all the features above, and to save and share colours in your digital design workflow, you need to upgrade and subscribe to our annual service. 

Pantone Connect is available in the Adobe Extension Marketplace for use in Adobe Creative Suite, App Store (iOS) and Google Play (Android) for your smartphone, and as a web application for your web browser.