Free Color Tools & Resources

FREE Color Palette/Scheme Generators,
Tools & Resources for Designers

Adobe Color CC ~ Colour CC lets you try out, create and save various colour schemes, each of which consists of a set of five colours. You can also explore themes.

CheckMyColours ~ A tool for checking foreground and background color combinations of all DOM elements and determining if they provide sufficient contrast when viewed by someone having color deficits.

Color Hunter ~ Color Hunter is a place to find and make color palettes created from images.

TinEye Labs ~ We extracted the colors from 20 million Creative Commons images on Flickr to make the images searchable by color. Enjoy! MulticolorEngine is addictive and very likely the best color search engine in the world*!

HailPixel ~ Hover your mouse anywhere across the screen to nail down your chosen colour, scroll to set your saturation, and the site will give you that all-important hex code for your projects. is a free service that provides information about any color, including conversions to many color models (RGB, CMYK, & many more). Schemes (harmonies) can be found on each color page.

Designspiration is a resource to help you discover and share great design.

ColorExplorer is an online toolbox for working with color palettes

COLOURlovers is a creative community where people from around the world create and share colors, palettes and patterns, discuss the latest trends and explore colorful articles. ~ Color scheme designer

COPASO is an advanced color palette tool that helps you create the perfect color palette. allows you to see the range of colours available within an image, and pick those that appeal to you to form the basis for a theme.

GrayBit is an online accessibility testing tool designed to convert a full-color web page into a grayscale rendition to help visually test the page’s perceived contrast. Experience color wearing shades of gray. ~ Discover colour palettes generated by its users, as well as patterns, gradients and images.

Colllor ~ Color Palette Generator – Create consistent color palettes.

Hex Color Tool ~ Dan’s Tools – Color Picking Tool

Color Equivilents Table ~ Keyword, Decimal RGB, Percentge RGB, HSL, Hex, and Short

Color Blender ~ Shows midpoint colors between two colors.

Pictaculous ~ A Color Palette Generator

Color Zilla ~ Color Picker, Eye Dropper, Gradient Generator

Color Chart ~ 256 colors – Wikimedia

Ultimate CSS Gradient Generator ~ A powerful Photoshop-like CSS gradient editor from ColorZilla.

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