ColorAid 0.9.3 Beta
ColorAid offers an efficient solution in this matter, by allowing you to discover these parameters with ease. It helps you open pictures or screencaps, then, by hovering over them, discover their complete name, RGB and HSL code.
Intuitive color picker and highlighter
The application gives you the possibility to quickly discover the characteristics and name of a color, by simply loading your favorite images and hovering over the area of interest. The color or pixel under your mouse cursor is analyzed, the program displaying the color’s full name, along with its RGB and HSL code.
This has numerous uses, especially for color blind people, as they can read the color’s name and distinguish them. You can also use the program to discover the code and name of a color that you would like to use for your home decorations or clothing.
Handy tool for color analysis
ColorAid helps you capture certain screen areas and analyze those, in order to find out several details about the colors they contain, as similar pixels are highlighted on the whole image. By doing so, the program helps visually impaired people quickly distinguish the colors displayed by an image.
Once a color has been hovered over, it is highlighted all over the loaded picture, and it begins to flash, showing every occurrence of the color in focus. You are able to adjust the flashing speed and brightness of the highlighted area, so that it is not too obtrusive or tiring to the eye.
An overall efficient and good color analyzer
To conclude, ColorAid is ideal for finding out details about an image, specifically about the colors it is composed of. It has a minimalistic and proficient interface, helping you quickly determine colors and their RGB and HSL codes. As it is mainly designed for people with visual impairment, it could be used as an aid for those who have trouble distinguishing colors.
Reviewed by Andrei Fercalo, last updated on July 22nd, 2014
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Application descriptionColorAid is a color picker and highlighter, which can be especially useful for the color blind. It lets you point a co...