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The World of Inkjet Paper Comparison Chart - Inkjet Comparison, Ratings and Reviews

The World of Inkjet Paper Rating System: All of these papers have been personally tested by Eric Joseph, master printmaker and inkjet paper specialist. These ratings are determined independently of any outside influence and are a relative comparison of the papers on this chart regarding the different technical attributes, archival permanence, uniqueness and value. Additionally, NO COMPENSATION was given in determining these ratings.

Brand Name Alpha Cellulose Base and Others 100% Cotton Rag Paper Thickness (mil) Paper Weight (gsm) Resin Coated Canvas Optical Brighteners Paper Brightness Double Sided Surface Texture Dye Ink Compatible Pigment Ink Compatible Freestyle Rating*
Arista-II Baryta Photo (DISCONTINUED) 12.0 310 Baryta Bright White Smooth Semi-Gloss A+
Arista-II Duo-Matte 12.0 215 Bright White Smooth Matte B
Arista-II Duo-Matte Lightweight 8.0 160 Bright White Smooth Matte B
Arista-II Fine-Art Bright White Heavy Weight 14.0 330 Bright White Smooth Matte B+
Arista-II Fine-Art Bright White Medium Weight 9.0 210 Bright White Smooth Matte B+
Arista-II Fine-Art Natural White Heavy Weight 14.0 330 Natural White Smooth Matte B+
Arista-II Fine-Art Natural White Medium Weight 9.0 210 Natural White Smooth Matte B+
Arista-II OHP Transparency Film (clear polyester film) 7.0 - Clear A
Arista-II Photo Art Glossy Canvas Polyester 60% Cotton 40% 17.0 420 White Glossy Canvas Texture A+
Arista-II Photo Art Matte Canvas Polyester 60% Cotton 40% 17.0 410 Bright White Matte Canvas Texture A+
Arista-II Photograde Double Weight Matte 9.0 180 Bright White Smooth Matte B
Arista-II Photograde RC Glossy 10.4 252 Bright White Glossy B
Arista-II Photograde RC Lustre 10.4 252 Bright White Luster / Pearl B
Arista-II Photograde RC Metallic Glossy 10.4 252 Bright White Glossy A
Arista-II Photograde RC Metallic Lustre 10.4 252 Bright White Luster / Pearl A
Arista-II Premium Matte Canvas (DISCONTINUED) Polyester 60% Cotton 40% 21.0 405 Bright White Matte Canvas Texture A
Arista-II Velvet Cold Press Bright White 50% Alpha Cellulose + 50% Cotton Base 16.5 300 Bright White Rough Textured Matte A+
Awagami Bamboo 170 gsm Bamboo 70% Recycled Washi 30% 13.8 170 Natural White Soft Matte A++
Awagami Bamboo 220 gsm (deckle edges) (DISCONTINUED) Bamboo 70% Recycled Washi 30% 17.0 220 Natural White Soft Matte A++
Awagami Bamboo 250 gsm Bamboo 70% Recycled Washi 30% 19.7 250 Natural White Soft Matte A++
Awagami Bizan Natural Medium (deckle edges) 40% Kozo 60% Wood Pulp 18.9 200 Cream Soft Rough Matte A++
Awagami Bizan Natural Thick (deckle edges) 40% Kozo 60% Wood Pulp 26.8 300 Cream Soft Rough Matte A++
Awagami Bizan White Medium (deckle edges) 40% Kozo 60% Wood Pulp 18.9 200 White Soft Rough Matte A++
Awagami Bizan White Thick (deckle edges) 40% Kozo 60% Wood Pulp 26.8 300 White Soft Rough Matte A++
Awagami Inbe Extra Thick (DISCONTINUED) Kozo / Hemp 11.0 160 White Soft Matte A++
Awagami Inbe Thick White Kozo / Hemp 9.0 125 White Soft Matte A++
Awagami Inbe Thin White Kozo / Hemp 5.9 70 White Soft Matte A++
Awagami Kozo Double Layered Kozo Front Side / Wood Pulp Back (Peelaway side) 7.1 96 Cream Soft Matte A++
Awagami Kozo Double Layered (DISCONTINUED) Kozo Front Side / Wood Pulp Back (Peelaway side) 7.1 90 Cream Soft Matte A++
Awagami Kozo Thick Natural (DISCONTINUED) Kozo (Mulberry) 9.0 110 Cream Soft Matte A++
Awagami Kozo Thin Natural Kozo (Mulberry) 6.3 70 Cream Soft Matte A++
Awagami Kozo Thin White Kozo (Mulberry) 6.3 70 White Soft Matte A++
Awagami Mitsumata Double Layered Mitsumata Front Side / Wood Pulp Back (Peelaway side) 7.0 95 Natural White Soft Matte A++
Awagami Murakumo Kozo Select Natural Prem. Kozo 90% Wood Pulp 10% 6.3 42 Cream Soft Matte A++
Awagami Murakumo Kozo Select Natural Prem. Kozo 90% Wood Pulp 10% 6.0 42 Cream Soft Matte A++
Awagami Murakumo Kozo Select White 90% Kozo 10% Wood Pulp 6.3 42 Natural White Soft Matte A++
Awagami Murakumo Kozo Select White Prem. Kozo 90% Wood Pulp 10% 6.0 42 White Soft Matte A++
Awagami Premio Inbe (DISCONTINUED) Kozo (mulberry) 13.8 180 White Soft Matte A++
Awagami Premio Kozo Kozo (Mulberry) 13.8 180 Cream Soft Matte A++
Awagami Premio Unryu Kozo (Mulberry) 13.8 165 Cream Irregular Kozo Pattern A++
Awagami Shiramine Postcard 60% Kozo 40% Hemp 19.7 260 White Soft Rough Matte A++
Canson Infinity Aquarelle Rag 240 18.0 240 Natural White Matte Rough Texture A++
Canson Infinity Aquarelle Rag 310 22.8 310 Natural White Matte Rough Texture A++
Canson Infinity Baryta Photographique 310 (DISCONTINUED) 12.2 310 Baryta White Smooth Semi-Gloss A+
Canson Infinity Baryta Photographique II 310 12.0 310 Baryta + OBA White Smooth Semi-Gloss A+
Canson Infinity Baryta Prestige 340 gsm Alpha Cellulose + Cotton Base 14.4 340 Baryta + OBA White Smooth Semi-Gloss A+
Canson Infinity Edition Etching Rag 310 19.2 310 White Slight Textured Matte A++
Canson Infinity Museum Pro Canvas Lustre 19.69 385 White Canvas Lustre A++
Canson Infinity Museum Pro Canvas Matte 19.69 385 White Canvas Matte A++
Canson Infinity Photo Lustre Premium RC 310 11.8 310 Bright White Lustre A
Canson Infinity PhotoArt Pro Canvas Lustre Polyester / Cotton 28.87 395 White Canvas Lustre A+
Canson Infinity PhotoArt Pro Canvas Matte Polyester / Cotton 28.87 395 White Canvas Matte A+
Canson Infinity PhotoGloss Premium RC 10.8 270 Bright White Glossy B+
Canson Infinity PhotoSatin Premium RC 10.1 270 Bright White Flat w/Little Reflection A
Canson Infinity Platine Fibre Rag 310 16.9 310 White Slight Texture Semi-Gloss A++
Canson Infinity Premium RC HighGloss 11.0 315 Bright White Smooth High Glossy A
Canson Infinity Printmaking Rag PMK 310 19.8 310 Natural White Matte Slight Texture A++
Canson Infinity Rag Photographique 210 13.4 210 White Smooth Matte A+
Canson Infinity Rag Photographique 310 18.8 310 White Smooth Matte A+
Canson Infinity Rag Photographique Duo 220 14.0 220 White Smooth Matte A+
Canson Infinity Velin Museum Rag 250 gsm 16.0 250 Natural White Fine Grain Matte A++
Canson Infinity Velin Museum Rag 315 gsm 20.0 315 Natural White Fine Grain Matte A++
Epson Cold Press Bright 21.0 340 Bright White Coarse Textured Matte A+
Epson Cold Press Natural 21.0 340 Warm White Matte Rough Texture A+
Epson Enhanced Matte 10.3 192 Bright White Smooth Matte B+
Epson Exhibition Canvas Gloss Polyester / Cotton 22 420 Bright White Soft Gloss Canvas Texture A+
Epson Exhibition Canvas Matte Polyester / Cotton 23 395 Bright White Matte Canvas Texture A+
Epson Exhibition Canvas Natural Gloss Polyester / Cotton 19 424 Natural White Soft Gloss Canvas Texture A+
Epson Exhibition Canvas Natural Matte Polyester / Cotton 19 390 Natural White Matte Canvas Texture A+
Epson Exhibition Canvas Natural Satin Polyester / Cotton 19 400 Natural White Semi Gloss Canvas Texture A+
Epson Exhibition Canvas Satin Polyester / Cotton 23 430 Bright White Semi Gloss Canvas Texture A+
Epson Exhibition Fiber 13.0 325 Bright White Texture Semi-Gloss B
Epson Exhibition Watercolor Paper Textured 22.0 320 Natural White Coarse Textured Matte A++
Epson High Quality 4.7 95 Bright White Smooth Matte B
Epson Hot Press Bright 18.0 330 Bright White Smooth Matte A
Epson Hot Press Natural 17.0 330 Natural White Smooth Matte A++
Epson Legacy Baryta (DISCONTINUED) 12.0 314 Baryta White Smooth Semi-Gloss A+
Epson Legacy Etching 20.0 314 White Slight Textured Matte A++
Epson Legacy Fibre 19.0 314 White Smooth Matte A+
Epson Legacy Platine 17.0 314 White Slight Texture Semi-Gloss A++
Epson Metallic Photo Paper Glossy 10.5 257 White Smooth High Gloss A
Epson Metallic Photo Paper Luster 10.5 257 White Lustre / Pearl A
Epson Photo Paper Glossy 9.4 225 Bright White Smooth Semi-Gloss B
Epson Premium Photo Paper Glossy 10.4 252 Bright White Glossy B-
Epson Premium Photo Paper Semigloss 10.4 251 Bright White Smooth Semi-Gloss B
Epson Premium Presentation Matte 9.0 167 Bright White Smooth Matte B
Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy 11.8 305 Bright White Glossy B
Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Luster 10.0 240 Bright White Luster / Pearl B-
Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Matte 10.3 192 Bright White Smooth Matte B
Epson UltraSmooth Fine Art 18.0 325 Natural White Smooth Matte A+
Epson Velvet Fine Art 19.0 260 Bright White Matte Slight Texture B
Epson Watercolor Paper Radiant White 11.5 190 Bright White Smooth Matte B-
Hahnemühle Canvas FineArt Art Canvas Smooth Polyester / Cotton 17.72 370 Natural White Smooth Canvas Texture A+
Hahnemühle Canvas FineArt Canvas Artist Polyester / Cotton 20.47 340 Natural White Course Canvas Texture A+
Hahnemühle Canvas FineArt Canvas Metallic Polyester / Cotton 18.11 350 Bright White Fine Metallic Sheen Canvas Texture A++
Hahnemühle Canvas FineArt Cezanne 20.47 430 Natural White Fine Matte Canvas Texture A++
Hahnemühle Canvas FineArt Daguerre Canvas Polyester / Cotton 22.05 400 Bright White Fine Canvas Texture A+
Hahnemühle Canvas FineArt Goya Canvas Polyester / Cotton 20.47 340 Natural White Satin Gloss Canvas Texture A+
Hahnemühle FineArt Natural Line Agave 290 70% Agave / 30% Cotton 19.69 290 Off White Textured Matte A++
Hahnemühle FineArt Natural Line Bamboo 290 90% Bamboo / 10% Cotton 19.69 290 Cream Slight Textured Matte A++
Hahnemühle FineArt Natural Line Hemp 290 60% Hemp / 40% Cotton 19.69 290 Off White Slight Textured Matte A++
Hahnemühle Glossy FineArt Baryta FB 350 14.6 350 Baryta + OBA Bright White Smooth Semi-Gloss A-
Hahnemühle Glossy FineArt FineArt Baryta 325 16.1 325 Baryta + OBA Bright White Textured Semi-Gloss A++
Hahnemühle Glossy FineArt FineArt Baryta Satin 300 14.8 300 Baryta Natural White Smooth Semi-Gloss A++
Hahnemühle Glossy FineArt FineArt Pearl 285 15.8 285 Bright White Luster / Pearl A
Hahnemühle Glossy FineArt Photo Rag® Baryta 315 18.9 315 Baryta White Textured Semi-Gloss A
Hahnemühle Glossy FineArt Photo Rag® Metallic 340 18.5 340 Baryta Silver Gray Textured Semi-Gloss A++
Hahnemühle Glossy FineArt Photo Rag® Pearl 320 18.9 320 Natural White Pearl / Lustre A
Hahnemühle Glossy FineArt Photo Rag® Satin 310 14.7 310 Off White Unique Satin A+
Hahnemühle Matt FineArt Textured Albrecht Durer 210 50%/50% 13.8 210 Natural White Textured Matte A++
Hahnemühle Matt FineArt Textured German Etching® 310 19.7 310 Natural White Matte Rough Texture A
Hahnemühle Matt FineArt Textured Museum Etching 350 23.6 350 Natural White Slight Textured Matte A++
Hahnemühle Matt FineArt Textured Torchon 285 19.7 285 Bright White Coarse Textured Matte A+
Hahnemühle Matt FineArt Textured William Turner 190 16.5 190 Natural White Matte Rough Texture A++
Hahnemühle Matt FineArt Textured William Turner 310 24.4 310 Natural White Matte Rough Texture A++
Hahnemühle Matte Fine Art Smooth Photo Rag® Ultra Smooth 305 18.9 305 White Ultra Smooth Matte A
Hahnemühle Matte Fine Art Smooth Rice Paper 100 5.9 100 Natural White Slight Textured Matte A++
Hahnemühle Matte FineArt Smooth Photo Rag® 188 11.8 188 White Smooth Matte A
Hahnemühle Matte FineArt Smooth Photo Rag® 308 18.9 308 White Smooth Matte A
Hahnemühle Matte FineArt Smooth Photo Rag® 500 31.5 500 White Smooth Matte A
Hahnemühle Matte FineArt Smooth Photo Rag® Bright White 310 19.7 310 Bright White Smooth Matte A-
Hahnemühle Matte FineArt Smooth Photo Rag® Duo 276 17.7 276 White Smooth Matte A
Hahnemühle Photo Photo Canvas 320 Polyester / Cotton 17.71 320 Bright White Matte Canvas Texture A
Hahnemühle Photo Photo Gloss Baryta 320 12.6 320 Baryta + OBA Bright White Smooth Gloss A
Hahnemühle Photo Photo Glossy 260 10.4 260 Bright White Glossy B+
Hahnemühle Photo Photo Luster 260 10.4 260 Bright White Lustre / Pearl B+
Hahnemühle Photo Photo Matt Fibre 200 11.8 200 Warm White Smooth Matte B
Hahnemühle Photo Photo Matt Fibre Duo 210 12.6 210 Warm White Smooth Matte B
Hahnemühle Photo Photo Pearl 310 11.8 310 Bright White Lustre / Pearl A
Hahnemühle Photo Photo Silk Baryta 310 (DISCONTINUED) 12.3 310 Baryta White Smooth Semi-Gloss Optimal A+
Ilford Galerie Canvas Natural Polyester / Cotton 19 340 Natural White Matte Canvas Texture A+
Ilford Galerie Cotton Artist Textured 23.4 310 White Rough Textured Matte A++
Ilford Galerie Fine Art Canvas Galacia Polyester / Cotton 23 590 Bright White Matte Canvas Texture A+
Ilford Galerie Fine Art Smooth (DISCONTINUED) 12.0 200 Warm White Smooth Matte A+
Ilford Galerie Fine Art Smooth 200 11.8 200 Warm White Smooth Matte A
Ilford Galerie Fine Art Smooth Pearl 17 270 White Smooth Pearl A+
Ilford Galerie Fine Art Textured Silk 75% Alpha Cellulose / 25% Cotton 18 270 Warm White Unique Satin A+
Ilford Galerie Gold Fibre Gloss 16.9 310 White Smooth Semi-Gloss A++
Ilford Galerie Gold Fibre Pearl 14.0 290 Baryta Warm White Luster / Pearl A++
Ilford Galerie Gold Mono Silk (DISCONTINUED) 10.5 270 Bright White Glossy A++
Ilford Galerie Gold Raster Silk 10.4 290 Warm White Silk A+
Ilford Galerie Heavyweight Duo Matt 13 310 Bright White Smooth Matte A
Ilford Galerie High Gloss (DISCONTINUED) White Poly / Film 7.0 215 Bright White Smooth High Gloss Optimal A++
Ilford Galerie Matte Cotton Medina 22.0 320 Warm White Textured Matte A++
Ilford Galerie Premium Duo Matt 9.5 200 Bright White Smooth Matte A
Ilford Galerie Prestige Fine Art Smooth (DISCONTINUED) 13.0 220 Bright White Smooth Matte A+
Ilford Galerie Prestige Fine Art Textured (DISCONTINUED) 13.0 220 Bright White Matte Rough Texture A+
Ilford Galerie Prestige Gold Cotton Smooth (DISCONTINUED) 21.5 330 Natural White Smooth Matte A++
Ilford Galerie Prestige Gold Cotton Textured (DISCONTINUED) 22.5 330 Natural White Matte Rough Texture A++
Ilford Galerie Prestige Gold Fibre Silk (DISCONTINUED) 12.5 310 Baryta Bright White Smooth Semi-Gloss A
Ilford Galerie Semigloss Duo 9.8 250 Warm White Semi-Gloss A+
Ilford Galerie Smooth Cotton Rag 19.1 310 White Smooth Matte A++
Ilford Galerie Smooth Cotton Sonora 19.0 320 Warm White Matte Slight Texture A++
Ilford Galerie Smooth Gloss 12.0 310 Bright White Glossy A
Ilford Galerie Smooth Pearl 12.0 310 Bright White Luster / Pearl A
Ilford Galerie Textured Cotton Rag 19.7 310 White Textured Matte A++
Ilford Galerie Washi Torinoko 6.7 110 Warm White Matte Slight Texture A++
Innova Cold Press Natural Rough Textured (IFA-13) 20.5 315 Natural White Rough Textured Matte A++
Innova Etching Cotton Rag IFA-22 20.0 315 Natural White Soft Matte A++
Innova Exhibition Cotton Gloss - (IFA-45) 15.3 335 Warm White Luster / Pearl A+
Innova Exhibition Photo Baryta (IFA-69) 12.4 310 Baryta White Smooth Semi-Gloss A
Innova Fabriano Artistico Watercolour Rag (IFA-108) 22.0 310 White Rough Textured Matte A++
Innova Fabriano Printmaking Rag (IFA-107) 22.0 310 Natural White Soft Grain Matte A++
Innova FibaPrint Ultrasmooth Gloss - (IFA-49) 11.2 285 Bright White Smooth Semi-Gloss A
Innova FibaPrint White Matte (IFA-39) 11.8 280 Bright White Smooth Matte B
Innova Smooth Cotton High White (IFA-14) 15.3 315 Bright White Smooth Matte B
Innova Soft Textured Natural White (IFA-12) 18.1 315 Natural White Soft Matte A
Moab Anasazi Canvas 65% Polyester / 35% Cotton 21 350 Bright White Matte Canvas Texture A+
Moab Entrada Rag Bright 290 (roll) 21.5 290 Bright White Smooth Matte Optimal A
Moab Entrada Rag Bright White 190 15.5 190 Bright White Smooth Matte Optimal B-
Moab Entrada Rag Bright White 300 22.5 300 Bright White Smooth Matte Optimal B-
Moab Entrada Rag Natural 290 (roll) 21.5 290 Natural White Smooth Matte Optimal A
Moab Entrada Rag Natural White 190 15.5 190 Natural White Smooth Matte Optimal B
Moab Entrada Rag Natural White 300 22.5 300 Natural White Smooth Matte Optimal B
Moab Entrada Rag Textured 300 22.5 300 Natural White Slight Textured Matte Optimal A+
Moab Juniper Baryta Rag 305 16.0 305 Baryta Natural White Slight Texture Semi-Gloss A++
Moab Lasal Dual Semigloss 330 10.6 330 Bright White Smooth Semi-Gloss Optimal A
Moab Lasal Exhibition Luster 300 11.0 300 Bright White Lustre / Pearl Optimal A
Moab Lasal Photo Matte 230 11.0 230 Bright White Smooth Matte Optimal B
Moab Lasal Photo Matte 235 11.0 235 Bright White Smooth Matte Optimal B
Moab Moenkopi Washi Kozo 110 Kozo 18.0 110 Natural White Soft Matte Optimal A++
Moab Moenkopi Washi Unryu 55 Kozo 5.0 55 Natural White Irregular Kozo Pattern Optimal A++
Moab Slickrock Metallic Pearl 260 12.0 260 Bright White Glossy Optimal A
Moab Slickrock Metallic Silver 300 12.0 300 Silver Smooth Semi-Gloss A+
Moab Somerset Enhanced Velvet 225 18.0 225 Natural White Velvet Matte Optimal A
Moab Somerset Museum Rag 19.0 300 White Smooth Matte A
Museo Museo Max 15.0 250 Natural White Matte Slight Texture A
Museo Portfolio Rag 15.0 300 Natural White Smooth Matte A
Museo Silver Rag 15.0 300 Natural White Slight Texture Semi-Gloss B
Museo Textured Rag 17.5 285 Natural White Textured Matte Optimal A