This small utility is useful for choosing or checking a color. The user
interface is simple. Pick your Red, Green and Blue values to compose
your color, either with a slider or the spin buttons, or typing in
You can also pick a color from anywhere on the screen with the picker.
There are over 140 precomposed colors you can choose from as a starting point.
Below is a sample of some of
the named colors you can pick from the catalog. ColorPicker will
copy and paste in text format, using the clipboard. Supports HTML,
C++, Java/AWT, Java/Swing, VB and .Net formats.
New: Also supports the bitmap
Color Picker has several 'Placeholder' colors, or stash. You can also
retrieve colors from the clipboard. If you want to compare a
number of different colors, you can run any number of instances of
the Color Picker.
There is no Setup program, just a standalone executable. If
you want to clear up settings, choose "Options..." from the system
menu and click the "Clear Registry" button.
New in 1.7:
- You can now store any number of colors in the color stash.
- Color stash is synchronized between programs when multiple instances are running.
- Drag and drop colors.
- Multiple blend options when using Slider to pick a color.
- HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) conversions.
- Bug fixes.
1.6: Introduced the 'Slide...' function to calibrate colors
with others. Added magnify ability
to the 'Picker' function. Now remembers your placeholder colors. Add 'Custom' output format. Some
New in 1.5: Added Alpha support, bitmap
as a format, and separate placeholder colors. Also added
22.214.171.124: Some bug
1.2: Added VB as a separate format, and .Net formats as
well. Added an About Box.
See also Tips,
Tricks and Questions on the Color Picker.
Please send issues to: email@example.com.