What The Hex? Alternatives

    What The Hex? is described as 'free and open-source colour picking tool, just like the eyedrop tool in image editors such as GIMP. But unlike those editors, What The Hex? is designed to provide you with the Hex or RGB information you're looking for in the fastest way possible' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to What The Hex? for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is gpick, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like What The Hex? are Instant Eyedropper (Free, Open Source), Colora (Free, Open Source), Pixie (Free) and ColorPic (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 23, 2021

    1. A color picker and color scheme creation tool.
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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. Ever tried using a color picker on a high resolution monitor? Its impossible. Thats why this color picker has a magnifier attached. Grab palettes of up to 16 colors at once and use four advanced color mixers to select a spectrum of possibilities.


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

      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      With the pipette you are able to edit, convert and pick up colors from your screen. Pipette also supports a lot of standards or color models (RGB, CMY, CMYK, HSV, TColor and XYZ0). Color models are nothing but theoretical descriptions of colors using certain numeric values.
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    7. Pixel Pick is a free color picker tool that pick the pixels color under your mouse cursor on the desktop and translates it into a number of different color formats such as RGB, CMYK, HSB, HEX or Web Color format. A free color picker for grabbing color under your mouse .
    8. Pick colors from anywhere using the built-in color picker.
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    9. ColorMixer is a powerful application for mixing colors. You choose a color and ColorMixer will calculate 8 harmonic colors based on the one you’ve chosen. It’s user interface offers lots of utilities to choose colors.
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