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I have a logo that is a process color and I need to change it to a pantone colour. The only way I could change the colour was if I live traced it but I lost some detail. So I was wondering if there is another way I can do this in any of the adobe software programs without losing any of the quality.

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It's a raster image. You can lasso, feather, whatever... but you aren't going to have the same quality as you would have with a vector image.

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If your logo is just one color (you did say "a process color") then you can do it like this:

  1. Open it in Photoshop, note the DPI/pixels per inch resolution (Image menu>Image Size...) for later
  2. Change color mode to grayscale (Image>Mode>Grayscale), save
  3. Open in Illustrator
  4. Change the fill color to the Pantone color you want to recolorize it
  5. Export back out to PNG. When exporting from Illustrator make sure to set the resolution to the exact same dpi as your original PNG.
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