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Datacolor - Retail Paint Software - Paint

Color search, match and dispense redefined

Datacolor® Paint 2 is an all new software that redefines the search, match and dispense workflow for paint retailers. Featuring a modern user-interface, Paint2 is both easy-to-use and customizable, for immediate brand recognition. Datacolor’s lab-quality matching capabilities enable you to not only find the right color for your customer faster, but also formulate that color with greater accuracy – improving customer satisfaction and minimizing re-tints.

Fastcolor lookup and customizable user interface

  • Easy-to-learn, easy-to-use, Wizard mode enables search by color or product and all-in-one mode, saving steps to dispense. Customizable user interface, Add or remove features to suit your workflow, intuitive navigation and custom addition of manufacturer or hardware store logo.
  • Flexible Formula Management, Use any unit of measurement – shots, ounces, quarts, gallons, or liters – including automatic conversion from volume to weight.
  • Re-dispense formulas instantly, Search customer files for any color, between any time period to quickly re-dispense and satisfy repeat customers.
  • Lab quality matching engine

    • Datacolor Paint 2 provides superior color matching results. 30% greater efficiency in first shot matching than competitive POS products. Achieve higher customer satisfaction thanks to reduced mistints correction.
    • Whether your customer wants to customize an accent shade or match exterior colors for stucco and plaster, you’ll always deliver results corresponding to your customer’s vision.
    • Datacolor’s proprietary Smart Match® technology adapts to the real behavior of bases and colorants.

    Manage your dispenser efficiently
    Integrated dispenser capability:

    • Manage the paint matching system AND the auto-dispenser using a single computer via direct communication protocol.

    Multiple dispenser connectivity:

    • Boost productivity for large-volume paint operations using multiple dispenser communications to flexibly change between dispensers.

    Visualization of colorant quantities:

    • Easy dosing of formulas for manual dispensers.

    Prevent mistints:
    Datacolor Paint 2 supports barcodes for quality control to detect the correct base and can size before dispensing colorants. This bi-directional communication with the dispenser ensures that mistints do not occur accidentally.

    Automated workflow:
    Scan color cards with barcodes for input to ensure correct formulas are dispensed.

    What you get:
    To adapt to different paint store settings and regional needs, Datacolor Paint 2 is offered in three levels:
    Datacolor Paint EFB (Electronic formula book)
    Our entry-level solution for reliable electronic formula book management offers fast colorimetric search and formula retrieval, customer formula storage and retrieval, manual formula storage, color coordination and communication with the most common automatic dispensers and label printers.
    Datacolor Paint CCM (Color Card Matching)
    Includes all the features of the Electronic Formula Book level PLUS color matching for competitors’ collections and crossover colors. Color Card Matching requires both formulation and color card databases.
    Datacolor Paint Pro
    Our full package that includes all the features on Electronic Formula Book and Color Card Matching PLUS custom match and color correction capabilities.

    Requirements Printer PortParallel or USB Parallel or USB

    Processor 2 GHz dual core or faster
    Memory 4 GB or more
    Hard drive 500 GB
    Video resolution 1280 x 768 or higher
    Video memory 512 MB
    Operating system Windows® 7/Windows® 8.x/Windows® 10

    Technical specifications

    Features comparison 2 PRO 2 CCM 2 EFB
    Multiple search methods
    Flexible management of formulas (volume, weight)
    Manual formula entry
    Customer files
    POS statistics
    Barcode management
    Price list management
    Manual dispensers (specific visualization)
    Automatic dispensers (visualize, dispense, maintain)
    Multiple dispenser support
    Color coordination
    Data update (online and offline)
    Competitive color card match -
    Closest color look-up -
    Custom formulation (using spectrophotometer) - -
    Formula correction - -
    Connectivity to ColorReaderPRO -

    Paint Introduction

    • Powders & Pigments / Coating
    DatacolorFor more than 45 years, Datacolor mission is to empower our customers to make objective, cost-effective and smart color decisions that perfectly suit individual workflows. Over a million customers working in textile and apparel, paint and coatings, plastics, photography, design and many other industries trust Datacolor solutions. Over 80 of the top 100 textile and apparel brands selected Datacolor solutions, more than 10,000 business customers rely on Datacolor instruments and software daily and over one million photographers and creative specialists use Datacolor Spyder products.