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Using Spyder2express in Windows 7

And check if you have NVidia graphics cards as you may need to remove the colour management program the driver loads as it fights with the Spyder software to load colour profiles to the graphics card. Can be downloaded from here. Is it enough of a refresh to keep up with the times? Please select different profile using profile chaser. All forums PC Talk Change forum. F Forum M My threads.

A short article showing why there is more to getting your prints to match your screen, than just calibrating your monitor. The apyder2express chooser” should be available from your start menu under the Colorvision folder.

Spyder2Express for Win7-64

The sturdy USB cable has a moveable counterweight attached. Anyone have any suggestions on a alternative product? The pack contains the measurement device a Spyder colorimeter connected via USBa CD and a multi language installation guide. Article Index Monitor calibration What do you get?

Spyder2express review

If you click on the help button at any time, a help screen pops up giving you useful and relevant information.

One of various third party apps that are compatible with the Spyder2. Anyway, un-plug the spyder and do a clean un-install of spyder 2 software, re-boot then load the new software. You need to tell the software what controls your monitor has, so that it can help you make the right adjustments. This occasionally means that the text is not quite right for what you are doing. The weight can be slid along the cable, so that when the Spyder is being used on a LCD screen, the weight can hang over the back.


You need a hardware device of some sort that will make the adjustments for you. There is also a brief discussion showing how you can use a single monitor device like the Spyder2express to calibrate multiple monitor systems. Software start-up screen, with help window Much of the help is organised so as to immediately answer your most likely questions, but also provide additional more detailed information if you want to learn a bit more about what you windoqs doing and more importantly -why- The Spyder winodws express offers a relatively limited range of options, but the software is the same as you use with more advanced Spyder profiling solutions.

The icon looks like a coloured triange. Get the latest photography news straight to your inbox by signing up to our newsletter. For CRTs you remove it to reveal the suction cups that optionally hold the device to the screen.

You can download that from their website but I’m pretty sure you need a serial no. Profiles also have internal names which do iwndows have to have the same name as the file name, so to try different profiles for each monitor, I had soyder2express alter the internal names as well. I’m confused that a piece of software that worked well in XP has now become so useless in 7, any advice still sought.


The software that comes with the device builds an icc monitor profile which spgder2express used by your operating system MacOS or Windows for example or software such as Photoshop to produce an accurate display. I found with vista that the spyder software became confused by the add new hardware function running. Only now load the Spyder software, Do the usual restart and when the display has reached optimum running temp, Carry out the calibration!!! Just inherited an older version of ColorVision’s “Spyder2express” which I’d like to clorvision under Windows 7 The device is actually the same Spyder colorimeter that you get with the Spyder2PRO, giving the potential of software upgrades in capability.

Summary A good solid approach to making monitor profiling easy for anyone. Dual profiled monitors on a Mac OK, this is a bit of a kludge, but windlws does mean you can get a dual monitor system profiled: Then in Device manager check that the monitor is correctly identified!!! Join For Free Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes windos much more. Calibrate your monitor so you can see 16 different shades: