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ColorCache is a powerful color picker, color scheme generator and palette management system
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User rating
7 votes
File size
6.1 MB
Release date
11 November 2013

Editor's review

This is a tool that helps choose color schemes effectively.

This compact tool includes quite a few tools so that it is as versatile and useful as the Swiss Army knife. A color picker, color scheme generator, web preview tool and others are included in the tool set. The utility works from the system tray and lets you use the tool whenever you need in your workflow. It is compatible with most graphics programs and could be used equally easily by professionals or home users. You’ll be able to pick the right color combinations, automatically generate color schemes from a single color or a photograph, recreate existing web pages and designs in a different scheme altogether, preview your color schemes in your own pages and design, manage, store, import and export color schemes, etc. This utility is compatible with most graphics programs. The tool will let you harvest color from any part of the screen and it will be saved in a palette and/or copied into the clipboard for pasting onto chosen graphics application.

The palette builder within the utility will help generate color schemes with a click of a button. A base color needs to be chosen and built-in color formulas will help generate a selection of color schemes. Harmonies, complements, analogous colors and more are options available. A formula editor will help create customized formula required for generating color scheme of your choice. The ColorCache can reproduce a color scheme you liked in a variety of different hues and shades. The preview window helps make sure the scheme you like. It shows the effect of changing the color on the sample website in real-time. This is very good web design tool.

Publisher's description

This compact box of color tools is the designers equivalent of the Swiss Army Penknife. It packs in a color picker, color scheme generator, web preview tools and much more. Designed to fit seamlessly with the way you work, it sits quietly in the system tray ready to be summoned with a simple mouse click or key press. Compatible with most graphics programs, it is a popular choice for professionals and home users alike.
The color picker will harvest colors from anywhere on your computer screen, including web pages, photographs and images. It can be invoked with a single key press. It's only on-screen presence is a small magnifier around your cursor. Selected colors will be automatically saved to a palette, and/or copied to the clipboard in a format of your choosing ready to be pasted into your favorite applications.
The palette builder allows you to generate beautiful color schemes at the click of a button. Simply choose a base color and let the built-in color formulas instantly produce a selection of color schemes. Choose from harmonies, complements, analogous colors and more. Adjust the base color using the sliders or color wheel and watch your color scheme change before your eyes, from vibrant colors to subtle pastel shades.
ColorCache comes with a wide range of built-in color formulas. If you can't find what you want you can easily edit existing formulas or define your own using the powerful formula editor. You can even reverse engineer formulas from an existing color scheme. If you see a web color scheme that you like let ColorCache reproduce it for you in a variety of different hues and shades.
Color schemes can be organized into palette collections and saved in numerous formats. ColorCache is compatible with most popular graphics programs including Photoshop, Paintshop Pro and Freehand. You can also preview and distribute your favorite color schemes at the click of a button - choose from a selection of built in layouts or use your own web pages.
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