ColorCache is a powerful color picker, color scheme generator and palette management system. Select colors from your screen or use the built-in tools to create color schemes. Preview results in live web pages or export in a variety of formats.
Version: 126.96.36.199This compact box of color tools is the designers equivalent of the Swiss Army Penknife. It packs in a color picker, color scheme generator, web preview tools and much more.
License: Free To Try $34.99
Operating System: Windows
Designed to fit seamlessly with the way you work, it sits quietly in the system tray ready to be summoned with a simple mouse click or key press. Compatible with most graphics programs, it is a popular choice for professionals and home users alike.
The color picker will harvest colors from anywhere on your computer screen, including web pages, photographs and images. It can be invoked with a single key press.
It's only on-screen presence is a small magnifier around your cursor. Selected colors will be automatically saved to a palette, and / or copied to the clipboard in a format of your choosing ready to be pasted into your favorite applications.
The palette builder allows you to generate beautiful color schemes at the click of a button.
Simply choose a base color and let the built-in color formulas instantly produce a selection of color schemes. Choose from harmonies, complements, analogous colors and more.
Adjust the base color using the sliders or color wheel and watch your color scheme change before your eyes, from vibrant colors to subtle pastel shades.
ColorCache comes with a wide range of built-in color formulas. If you can't find what you want you can easily edit existing formulas or define your own using the powerful formula editor.
You can even reverse engineer formulas from an existing color scheme. If you see a web color scheme that you like let ColorCache reproduce it for you in a variety of different hues and shades.
Color schemes can be organized into palette collections and saved in numerous formats.
ColorCache is compatible with most popular graphics programs including Photoshop, Paintshop Pro and Freehand.
You can also preview and distribute your favorite color schemes at the click of a button - choose from a selection of built in layouts or use your own web pages.
Version 188.8.131.52: - Changed html page launch to eliminate problems with some browsers. - Auto zoom now defaults to 'off' in Preview app.
Version 184.108.40.206: - Updated installer - Double code-signed for Windows 10.
Version 5.0: Totally Redesigned HTML Preview - re-color live websites Support for high DPI systems
Version 4.2: - Fix: double-click editing preference now held across sessions - Provided easier access to color format editing through format combo. - Can now configure the status bar to show multiple color formats in your preferred order. - Some compatibility changes.
Version 220.127.116.11: - Fix: Under Windows 7, dropper tool in Palette Builder now allows more time for window animation when "minimze on dropper" is set. - Fix: Multi-paste facility now works correctly with newer Photoshop dialogs under Windows 7
Version 18.104.22.168: - Fix: Under Windows 7 dropper tool now allows more time for window animation when "minimize on dropper" is set. - New: Set Color Name now available as toolbar button
Version 22.214.171.124: - Adjust Colors screen now allows use of color wheel and direct value entry for single colors - Installer updated (improvements for Vista) - Fix: Editor now accommodates much larger css files - Fix: HTML Preview import wizard columns correctly sized - Fix: UAE when exiting HTML Preview under Vista
Version 126.96.36.199: - Fix: Handle leak in process monitoring for Pin to Program - Installer updated (improvements for Vista)
Version 188.8.131.52: - Added new default color format for Delphi, "Delphi BGR". - Fix: Steps taken to reduce chances of incompletely drawn background when invoking dropper - Fix: Toolbar icon size correctly synchronized between main window and Palette Builder / Preview windows - Fix: Fonts used in certain dialogs change
Version 184.108.40.206: Some small bugfixes for license key handling