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Thank you for downloading Chromatics!

  • Requirements
  • Install Instructions
    Installer

    Step 1

    Download the latest version of the Chromatics installer from the above link.

    Step 2

    Run the installer, following the prompts to select destination, etc. Once the installer has finished you can open Chromatics by the newly created link on your Desktop OR by opening Chromatics.exe in the install location (Usually Program Files).

    Step 3

    Chromatics will now start in your taskbar (the area near your system clock). To open the main window, select the arrow in your taskbar, right-click the Chromatics icon and select Show Window.


    Portable (ZIP)

    Step 1

    Download the latest version of the Chromatics portable zip from the above link.

    Step 2

    Before extracting the zip file, right-click on it, select properties, check the Unblock File option and select Apply.

    Step 3

    Extract the zip file using your preferred ZIP archiver program. To use Window's default one, right-click the file and select Extract All.

    Step 4

    Open the newly extracted folder and open the Chromatics.exe file within. Depending on where you extracted Chromatics, it is advisable you run the program as administrator.

    Step 5

    Chromatics will now start in your taskbar (the area near your system clock). To open the main window, select the arrow in your taskbar, right-click the Chromatics icon and select Show Window.

  • Logitech Setup

    FFXIV has implemented native Logitech device support to Final Fantasy XIV and this must be disabled before Chromatics can be used. Please follow the following instructions to disable native support.


    Step 1

    Open the latest version of Logitech Gaming Software (LGS.)

    Step 2

    Click the blue spanner to open the Applet manager. Find ffxiv or ffxiv_dx11 in the list and then unselect LED Backlighting.

    LGS Instructions

    Step 3

    Native FFXIV support is now disabled and you can install Chromatics as per normal.


  • ARX Setup
    Setting up Logitech ARX

    Step 1

    Download and install the latest version of Logitech Gaming Software (LGS).

    Step 2

    Open the App Store or Google Play Store (depending on your device) and download the Logitech ARX mobile/tablet application to your device. Currently ARX is only supported on iOS and Android devices.

    Step 3

    Close Chromatics if it is running and make sure LGS is running on your computer and ARX is enabled inside the LGS software.

    Step 4

    Make sure your mobile/tablet device is on the same WiFi network as the PC running LGS/Chromatics/FFXIV.

    Step 5

    Open the Logitech ARX mobile application. After a bit of automated setup, you will see a connection request prompt from LGS on your PC. Accept this request.

    Step 6

    Launch Chromatics and start Final Fantasy XIV. The ARX application should automatically detect and add Chromatics to the app list.


  • Changelog
    Version 2.3.1 BETA
    • FFXIV 4.15 support.
    • Added game language selector (not fully implemented) Added cache controls.
    • Known issue: Duty Finder Bell currently not working.
    • Known issue: Coolermaster device support is currently untested and hence in an Alpha state.
    • Known issue: Logitech ARX support hasn't been fully restored for Stormblood (4.0).
    • Known issue: An issue in where Logitech ARX crashes LGS.
    Version 2.3.0 BETA
    • Added MCH, BLM, NIN, DRK, WHM, PLD & SAM job gauges.
    • FFXIV 4.1x support.
    • Added crafting class job gauges.
    • Added prelim support for new LIFX devices.
    • Added local cache controls to the GUI.
    • Minor bug fixes.
    • Known issue: Duty Finder Bell currently not working.
    • Known issue: Coolermaster device support is currently untested and hence in an Alpha state.
    • Known issue: Logitech ARX support hasn't been fully restored for Stormblood (4.0).
    • Known issue: An issue in where Logitech ARX crashes LGS.
    Version 2.2.9 BETA
    • Added MCH, BLM, NIN, DRK, WHM, PLD & SAM job gauges.
    • Added ability to set colour mappings for job gauges.
    • Added Logitech LCD support for monochrome and colour screens (alpha release).
    • Added ability to disable desktop notifications.
    • Added ability to toggle HP/MP/TP display on keyboards.
    • Added Corsair lightbar support.
    • Razer device performance improvements.
    • Resolved an issue which prevented device manager settings to not work correctly.
    • Resolved an issue which prevented Corsair devices from working without specific settings in CUE2.
    • Resolved an issue which caused errors to appear on single-zone RGB devices.
    • An issue in where the updater sometimes does not detect that Chromatics is closed. Please force quit Chromatics from the task manager if this occurs.
    • IMPORTANT: We are now discontinuing DX9 support. Please use DX11 instead.
    • IMPORTANT: Coolermaster device support is currently untested and hence in an Alpha state.
    • Known issue: Logitech ARX support hasn't been fully restored for Stormblood (4.0).
    • Known issue: An issue in where Logitech ARX crashes LGS.
    Version 2.2.8 BETA
    • Redesigned Device Manager tab with new mapping controls (more options to hopefully be added in the future).
    • Added support for Razer Chroma Link and Razer HDK devices.
    • Added support shortcut buttons to the main Chromatics window.
    • Resolved an issue which caused Chromatics to crash when exiting the game.
    • Resolved an issue which resulted in poor performance in certain circumstances.
    • Resolved an issue which prevented Duty Finder Bell from working.
    • Misc bug fixes and optimisations.
    • An issue in where the updater sometimes does not detect that Chromatics is closed. Please force quit Chromatics from the task manager if this occurs.
    • IMPORTANT: We are now discontinuing DX9 support. Please use DX11 instead.
    • IMPORTANT: Coolermaster device support is currently untested and hence in an Alpha state.
    • Known issue: An issue in where Logitech devices sometimes may not paint the keyboard on startup, resolves after casting something.
    • Known issue: An issue in where disabling Logitech devices in the Devices tab will sometimes not disable the device.
    • Known issue: Logitech ARX support hasn't been fully restored for Stormblood (4.0).
    • Known issue: An issue in where Logitech ARX crashes LGS.
    Version 2.2.7 BETA
    • Added keybind/hotbar support. Displays per-keybind lighting feedback on each of your keybinds to show when your actions are ready to use or in combo/proc.
    • Added Duty Finder bell effect - get notified on your keyboard/mouse/smartbulb when Duty Finder finally pops.
    • Added preliminary Coolermaster keyboard & mouse support (Untested).
    • Added new checkbox to Settings tab which allows you to disable impact/damage taken effects.
    • Resolved an issue in where Chromatics would occasionally report a "Start may not be called on a task that has completed." error and lighting effects would stop.
    • Resolved an issue in where Keyboard colors would not update live upon changing a color palette.
    • Resolved an issue in where Chromatics would occasionally report a "null reference error" and lighting effects would stop when using keybind/hotbar effects.
    • Moderate code optimisations to effects library.
    • Minor bug fixes.
    • IMPORTANT: We are now discontinuing DX9 support. Please use DX11 instead.
    • IMPORTANT: Coolermaster device support is currently untested and hence in an Alpha state.
    • Known issue: An issue in where Logitech devices sometimes may not paint the keyboard on startup, resolves after casting something.
    • Known issue: An issue in where disabling Logitech devices in the Devices tab will sometimes not disable the device.
    • Known issue: Logitech ARX support hasn't been fully restored for Stormblood (4.0).
    • Known issue: An issue in where Logitech ARX crashes LGS.
    Version 2.2.6 BETA
    • Added keybind/hotbar support. Displays per-keybind lighting feedback on each of your keybinds to show when your actions are ready to use or in combo/proc.
    • Added effect toggles to the settings tab so you can now control what effects display on your keyboard.
    • Moved cast animation effect to Function keys instead of number keys to allow for keybind/hotbar support.
    • Fixed enmity information display.
    • Fixed some incorrect spelling in the interface.
    • Updated the updater executable to 2.1.0.
    • Minor LIFX device optimisations.
    • Minor bug fixes.
    • IMPORTANT: We are now discontinuing DX9 support. Please use DX11 instead.
    • Known issue: An issue in where Logitech devices sometimes may not paint the keyboard on startup, resolves after casting something.
    • Known issue: An issue in where disabling Logitech devices in the Devices tab will sometimes not disable the device.
    • Known issue: Logitech ARX support hasn't been fully restored for Stormblood (4.0).
    • Known issue: An issue in where Logitech ARX crashes LGS.
    Version 2.2.5 BETA
    • Added a settings tab to main interface.
    • Added Logitech Conflict Control to resolve compatibility issues with native FFXIV lighting commands and Logitech devices.
    • Added AZERTY mode.
    • Added some debug options.
    • Resolved an issue where Logitech devices would not appear under the Devices tab.
    • Misc bug fixes.
    • IMPORTANT: We are now discontinuing DX9 support. Please use DX11 instead.
    • Known issue: An issue in where Logitech devices sometimes may not paint the keyboard on startup, resolves after casting something.
    • Known issue: An issue in where disabling Logitech devices in the Devices tab will sometimes not disable the device.
    • Known issue: Logitech ARX support hasn't been fully restored for Stormblood (4.0).
    • Known issue: An issue in where Logitech ARX crashes LGS.
    Version 2.2.4 BETA
    • Restored Logitech Support.
    • Added Job Gauge support (WAR, MNK, DRG, BRD, SMN, SCH, AST & RDM).
    • Added a GCD countdown.
    • Resolved an issue which caused Corsair devices to crash Chromatics.
    • Optimisations to memory reader.
    • Misc bug fixes.
    • Known issue: We are currently experiencing difficulties with the DX9 implementation of Chromatics. Please use DX11 until this is resolved.
    Version 2.2.3 BETA
    • Major optimizations to Razer device support.
    • Internal refactoring of all device interfaces.
    • Memory optimizations to make Chromatics require less CPU and RAM.
    • Added preliminary job gauge support.
    • Resolved multiple bugs which prevented Chromatics from attaching to FFXIV.
    • Resolved an issue which caused Chromatics to attach to the wrong character.
    • Resolved an issue which prevented Chromatics from reporting specific things in the console.
    • Resolved an issue which prevented Chromatics from re-attaching upon logging out and back in.
    • Known issue: Logitech device support is currently not working due to FFXIV implementing native support inside the game. Until they add an in-game switch to disable this functionality, Logitech devices will not work with Chromatics. We will keep you posted on the status of this issue.
    • Known issue: We are currently experiencing difficulties with the DX9 implementation of Chromatics. Please use DX11 until this is resolved.
    Version 2.2.1 BETA
    • Added DX11 Support.
    • Added Patch 4.0 (Stormblood) Support.
    • Added Red Mage & Samurai Jobs.
    • Main Chromatics window will now appear upon launch instead of minimising to taskbar.
    • Known issue: Logitech device support is currently not working due to FFXIV implementing native support inside the game. Until they add an in-game switch to disable this functionality, Logitech devices will not work with Chromatics. We will keep you posted on the status of this issue.
    • Known issue: An issue in where DX9 clients will sometimes not attach.
    • Known issue: An issue in where new 4.0 zones are not supported.
    • Known issue: An issue in where new job actions cause bugs in Chromatics.
    Version 2.1.1 BETA
    • Resolved an issue regarding Logitech device support.
    • Known issue: An issue where sometimes Chromatics will not attach to FFXIV DX9.
    Version 2.1.0 BETA
    • Added Logitech device support.
    • Known issue: An issue where sometimes Chromatics will not attach to FFXIV DX9.
    Version 2.0.2 BETA
    • Minor console improvements for better debugging.
    • Applied fixes to DX9 attach methods.
    • Known issue: An issue in where Logitech devices does not display key mappings correctly.
    • Known issue: An issue where sometimes Chromatics will not attach to FFXIV DX9.
    Version 2.0.1 BETA
    • Resolved an issue which prevented Chromatics from working with Patch 3.55a.
    • Known issue: An issue in where Logitech devices does not display key mappings correctly.
    Version 2.0.0 BETA
    • Initial Beta release of Chromatics 2.