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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, iPhone, Linux and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is gpick, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like What The Hex? are Instant Eyedropper, Colora, Pixie and System Color Picker.

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  • Windows

What The Hex? is a free and open-source colour picking tool, just like the eyedrop tool in image editors such as GIMP. But...

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  1. gpick icon

    gpick

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    77 alternatives to gpick 

    A color picker and color scheme creation tool.

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    1.  Color Pickergpick allows you to select and copy a color property from an image, object, or shape.
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    Instant Eyedropper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    70 alternatives to Instant Eyedropper 

    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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    1.  Color PickerInstant Eyedropper allows you to select and copy a color property from an image, object, or shape.
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    • Colora icon

      Colora

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      68 alternatives to Colora 

      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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      1.  PortableColora can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      2.  Color PickerColora allows you to select and copy a color property from an image, object, or shape.
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    • Pixie icon

      Pixie

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      67 alternatives to Pixie 

      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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      1.  Color PickerPixie allows you to select and copy a color property from an image, object, or shape.
      2.  LightweightPixie consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
      3.  PortablePixie can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      System Color Picker

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      77 alternatives to System Color Picker 

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

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      1.  Color PickerSystem Color Picker allows you to select and copy a color property from an image, object, or shape.
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        Color Cop

        • FreeProprietary
        • Windows
        66 alternatives to Color Cop 

        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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        1.  Color PickerColor Cop allows you to select and copy a color property from an image, object, or shape.
        Discontinued

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

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      • Pixel Pick icon

        Pixel Pick

        • FreeProprietary
        • Windows
        79 alternatives to Pixel Pick 

        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 .

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        1.  PortablePixel Pick can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
        2.  Color PickerPixel Pick allows you to select and copy a color property from an image, object, or shape.
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      • ColorPic icon

        ColorPic

        • Windows
        71 alternatives to ColorPic 

        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.

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        1.  Color PickerColorPic allows you to select and copy a color property from an image, object, or shape.
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        Roy

        • FreeProprietary
        • Mac
        73 alternatives to Roy 

        A tiny & delightful color picker for designers.

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        1.  Color PickerRoy allows you to select and copy a color property from an image, object, or shape.
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          Pipette

          • Free PersonalProprietary
          • Windows
          69 alternatives to Pipette 

          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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          1.  Color PickerPipette allows you to select and copy a color property from an image, object, or shape.
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