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This part of ISO 20616 specifies a simple extensible format for the exchange of print quality data and metadata between quality control applications including but not limited to colour measurement, process control and quality management systems.

ISO 20616, consists of the following parts, under the general title Graphic technology - File format for quality control and metadata:

  • Part 1: Print Requirements eXchange (PRX)
  • Part 2: Print Quality eXchange (PQX)

The following electronic files are referenced within ISO 20616-2:

  • ISO20616-2PQX.xsd
  • PQX Schema Diagrams and Documentation
  • PQX_MasterSampleA.pqx
  • PQX_MasterSampleB.pqx

These files are available with the purchase of ISO 20616-2.