Getting Started


Congratulations on the purchase of your new Datacolor® Spyder®5 hardware device and taking the first step to ensuring your color confidence. This page will help you get started with the setup and installation of your Spyder5 colorimeter and software. In addition, there are several support resources included to answer any questions you may have.

This video will guide you through the steps to help locate your serial number as well as download, install and activate your software.



Spyder5 Quick Start




Spyder5 Resources


Spyder5 Quick Start Guide Download

The Spyder5 Quick Start Guide outlines the steps required to activate and install your Spyder5 software and perform your initial calibration.
Quick Start Guide

Spyder5 Software Download

Click on the version of Spyder5 you purchased below and your computer’s appropriate operating system to download the Spyder5 software.

Spyder5 Express


Spyder5 PRO


Spyde5 Elite


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Spyder5 Calibration Demonstration

This Spyder5 calibration video will guide you through the initial calibration process.


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Spyder5 User Guide

The Spyder5 User Guide will help you understand the functionality of each feature of your Spyder5 software and take you through the step-by-step process for effectively using the tool in order to calibrate your displays.
User Guide


Spyder Support / Knowledgebase

If you have any questions or issues with your Spyder5 please submit a ticket to our Support team. They will be happy to assist you.
Click Here to Submit a Ticket

You can also find use cases, software updates, application notes and resources for using your Spyder5 tool on the Support Knowledgebase website.