ColorImpact 4.1.2 Build 597

Award winning interactive color wheel for creating harmonious color schemes.
ColorImpact - This is the main window of ColorImpact where you can create harmonious color schemes
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ColorImpact is a professional and easy to use utility for creating harmonious color schemes.The program is based on the color wheel used by artists for centuries. With its intuitive and visual user interface, you can demonstrate color theory in action.

ColorImpact is aimed at professional multimedia and web designers, and yet is simple enough to be used by beginners. The program includes many features for quick access from Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, FrontPage etc.

Several color formulas are built-in including triads, complements and analogous colors, and you can even design your own custom color formulas for exploring advanced color schemes. By selecting the right color scheme, you can convey an underlying message to strengthen your designs. Creating beautiful colors has never been easier.

Main features:

  • Color Harmonies Mode
  • lets you experiment with the basic color schemes taught in art schools
  • Experimental Color Wheel
  • A fantastic tool for creating advanced color schemes and dazzling color palettes
  • NEW: Extract color palette from images
  • Sophisticated image analyzer extracts the color palette from any image.
  • This is the method used by top designers to create a beautifuly balanced color palette.
  • Color Inspector
  • gives you exact color values and a textual color description - indispensable for the visually impaired
  • NEW: Full support for CMYK colors
  • Create color palettes for use in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Unlimited Number of Color Palettes
  • each palette holding an unlimited number of colors
  • NEW: Color combination tester
  • New tool for testing all color combinations in a palette. Very useful for designing charts, maps, user interfaces and color palettes that require sufficient contrast between the colors.
  • Automatic Online Updates
  • Minor version updates are free - and they are easy to install!
  • IMPROVED:Large Selection Of Test Patterns
  • test your color schemes on real designs
  • Flexible User Interface
  • adapt the program to your preferences
  • NEW: Support for hexadecimal shorthand notation
  • Shrink web designs and CSS style sheets dramatically by using shorthand notation.
  • NEW: Advanced option to fine tune color palette
  • Double click a color in the palette to lighten darken or fine tune the hue.
  • NEW: Matching gray tones option
  • All basic color harmonies can now create matching gray tones
  • NEW: Improved synchronization with Ultra Color Picker
  • All changes in one program is immediately visible in the other
  • Flexible CSS Export
  • Indispensable for web designers
  • Color Blindness Simulation
  • make sure your designs work for the visually impaired
  • very important for web designers)
  • Print swatches and color values
  • Very Flexible Export Functions
  • Makes it easy to use your color schemes in your favorite design program

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Editor's Review
last updated on:
September 29th, 2012, 23:38 GMT
file size:
12.3 MB
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operating system(s):
Windows 2K / XP / Vista / Vista 64 bit / 7 / 7 64 bit / NT
C: \ Multimedia \ Graphic \ Graphic Others

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ColorImpact - From the dedicated window you can access the advanced color wheel where you can add colors to palettesColorImpact - In the Color Formulae window you are able to add all the colors to the specific paletteColorImpact - From this window of the application you can view different variations of colorsColorImpact - In the Blender window of the application you specify the start and the end color and view the variation between themColorImpact - The Test Patterns window offers you a versatile way to test your color schemesColorImpact - From the File menu you are able to open a new palette collection and to import filesColorImpact - You can copy the base color value or navigate to Settings by accessing the Edit menuColorImpact - You can choose to view the blender, the variations and the color formulae from this menuColorImpact - If you want to select the auto save folder and enable help hints you can access the General settings tabColorImpact - From this tab you can choose the color swatch and label format and select the swatch sizeColorImpact - The eye drop tool allows you to sample colors from the desktop or any open window
What's New in This Release:
  • Access violation when closing program on certain Windows configurations.
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