Colour Contrast Analyser is a versatile accessibility checker
June 21, 2017 – 12:36 | No Comment
Colour Contrast Analyser is a versatile accessibility checker

Colour Contrast Analyser is an unusual accessibility tool with a couple of useful but very different functions.
The first allows checking text foreground and background colours to determine its legibility. No need to judge by eye …

Discover and create appealing color schemes with Just Color Picker
March 29, 2017 – 05:35 | Comments Off on Discover and create appealing color schemes with Just Color Picker
Discover and create appealing color schemes with Just Color Picker

Just Color Picker is a freeware Windows and Mac design tool which helps you capture eye-catching shades and create appealing color combinations.
If you’ve ever used another color picker you’ll know the basics already. Moving the …

ColourGrab is a likeable colour picker for Windows
March 15, 2017 – 19:04 | Comments Off on ColourGrab is a likeable colour picker for Windows
ColourGrab is a likeable colour picker for Windows

ColourGrab is an easy-to-use colour picker which enables speedy capture of any colour on your screen, and reuse of its hex or RGB value elsewhere.
The program adds an icon to your system tray and can …

Simulate colour vision deficiency with Colour Simulations
September 15, 2016 – 01:32 | Comments Off on Simulate colour vision deficiency with Colour Simulations
Simulate colour vision deficiency with Colour Simulations

Get involved in any graphic design project and you’ll probably spend an age choosing the colour scheme– but this shouldn’t just be about personal taste.
Around 5% of the population have some form of colour vision …

Colortypist is a full-screen color viewer
November 20, 2015 – 04:56 | Comments Off on Colortypist is a full-screen color viewer
Colortypist is a full-screen color viewer

Selecting the best colors is a key part of any graphic design project, yet most color pickers only display your chosen shades in tiny boxes.
Colortypist is a portable Windows freebie which allows you type color …

Colorblinding shows how websites look to the color blind
March 25, 2015 – 13:51 | Comments Off on Colorblinding shows how websites look to the color blind
Colorblinding shows how websites look to the color blind

You can spend a very long time choosing your website color scheme, finding a starting shade, then a matching palette, shuffling and rearranging until you find something that appeals.
This isn’t all about you, though – …

Automatically enhance digital image colours with CastCor
October 9, 2012 – 08:41 | Comments Off on Automatically enhance digital image colours with CastCor
Automatically enhance digital image colours with CastCor

If the colours of your latest digital photos are less than accurate, then most photo editors will allow you to try and resolve this manually. Tweak RGB here, maybe HSV there, and with a little …