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DigitalColor Meter Alternatives

DigitalColor Meter is described as 'utility built into Mac OS X for measuring and displaying the colour values of pixels displayed on the screen' and is an app. There are more than 50 alternatives to DigitalColor Meter for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is gpick, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DigitalColor Meter are Just Color Picker, Instant Eyedropper, Pixie and gcolor2.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac

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  1. A color picker and color scheme creation tool.

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  2. Just Color Picker icon

    Just Color Picker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Free color picker and color mixing tool, including harmonious colors finder, RGB and RYB colour wheels, gradient and code to colour conversion

    ⚫︎ PortableJust Color Picker can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. Instant Eyedropper icon

    Instant Eyedropper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Instant Eyedropper is a free color detection tool for webmasters that will identify and automatically paste to the clipboard the HTML color code of any pixel on the screen with just a single mouse click.

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  4. Pixie icon

    Pixie

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Small utility that can show you coordinates and color of any pixel on your screen in different formats (HEX, HTML, RGB, CMYK, HSV). It's staying on top, displays a color of that pixel under mouse cursor, the program can magnify that zone w/ hotkey.

    ⚫︎ LightweightPixie consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortablePixie can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Almost everyone thinks Pixie is a great alternative to DigitalColor Meter.
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    gcolor2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    gcolor2 is a basic colourpicker utility that allows you to select any colour on your screen, and, well, grab it's colour. It also allows you to save the colour you create to a file, which shows up as a list in the application.

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    Discontinued

    It was last updated in 2013.

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    Sip

    • Mac

    The refreshingly simple color picker for developers that instantly samples and encodes any color on your screen. Just one quick click to savor the flavor and you're set! See what’s on special with Sip below.

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  7. Colora icon

    Colora

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Color converter, screen color picker and color palettes for Windows. Colora is a small but powerful color converter and screen color picker for Windows.

    ⚫︎ PortableColora can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  8. Color Cop icon

    Color Cop

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Color Cop is a multi-purpose color picker for web designers and programmers. It features an eyedropper, magnifier, variable magnification levels, 3 by 3 and 5 by 5 average sampling, snap to websafe, color history, and a 42 color complementary palette.

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    Discontinued

    The project isn't being developed anymore. Last commit was from 25 Sep 2015.

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  9. System Color Picker icon

    System Color Picker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Pick colors from anywhere using the built-in color picker.

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  10. Instant Color Picker icon

    Instant Color Picker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    With Instant Color Picker (ICP), you can quickly pick colors from screen and store them.

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