Khronos Logo Usage Guidelines - November 2014

Any developer or company can freely download the available Khronos API Specifications and implement and ship products using the specification completely free of charge, royalty or licensing. Use of the related Khronos API Word or Logo Trademark however has certain requirements.

Proper Logo Usage

Basic Information

The guidelines in this document pertain to the entire Khronos logos family (OpenGL®, OpenMAXTM, etc).

In each logo pack, the following files are provided:

Versions For Print

  • SPOT Color Vector (EPS) » CMYK Vector (EPS)
  • White Vector (EPS)

Versions For Web

  • RGB (PNG & JPEG- 500, 170, 100px high, SVG)
  • White (PNG - 500, 170, 100px high, SVG)

The version selected will depend on the medium and design of the communication and the method of reproduction. The intent is to provide maximum flexibility and readability against a variety of backgrounds. Please use the vector files whenever possible for best quality.


Color / White Logo Usage

Khronos proper color -  white logo usage

When choosing between color and white logos, always use the logo that provides the greatest contrast against the background. Typically the cutoff will be around 50% background brightness, but it may vary between logos.

Clear Space

Khronos minimum clear space

The height of a capital letter indicates the minimum clearance between the logo and other outside graphical elements.

Minumum Size

Khronos minimum logo size

Logos must not appear smaller than 0.3 inches high in print or 50px high in web usage.

Unacceptable Logo Usage

What NOT to do

Here are a few common, but unacceptable uses of the Khronos logo family. By simply placing the logo graphics as-is into your layouts, you can avoid almost all of these problems.

Unacceptable Khronos logo usage