Free Color Picker Alternatives

    Free Color Picker is described as 'program that lets you capture the color of any pixel displayed on the screen. To capture a color, just move the cursor to the desired position and press the F4 key' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Free Color Picker for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Just Color Picker, which is free. Other great apps like Free Color Picker are gpick (Free, Open Source), Instant Eyedropper (Free, Open Source), gcolor2 (Free, Open Source) and Sip (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 7, 2021

    1. Just Color Picker is a tool that captures the colour of any pixel in any screen area and displays its code in a variety of formats.
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    2. A color picker and color scheme creation tool.
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    3. 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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      • 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.
      • 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.


    4. Color converter, screen color picker and color palettes for Windows. Colora is a small but powerful color converter and screen color picker for Windows.
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    5. Magnifixer is a screen magnifier utility. You can place it anywhere on your screen, make it any size you want and select a zoom level. Magnifixer will always show the area of your screen where the mouse cursor resides.
    6. With Instant Color Picker (ICP), you can quickly pick colors from screen and store them. Pick colors from any part of your screen.
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    7. 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.
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      • 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.

      Discontinued

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

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