Pantone Connect | Adobe Creative Cloud | Integrate Pantone Colors

Pantone Connect | Adobe Creative Cloud | Integrate Pantone Colors


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

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 for details
  • Build and tag color palettes for projects, add collaborators and share color across your team

User & 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

For enterprises who need to deploy software through their IT Group, and for individuals who were unsuccessful downloading from the Adobe Exchange, download your Pantone Connect installer here. If you need assistance, please contact
Click here to download the Pantone Connect installer for Windows
Click here to download the Pantone Connect installer for MAC

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