Color Grab (color detection)

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4.3
15.4K reviews
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

Color Grab is the ultimate on-the-go color tool. Pick, capture and recognize colors simply by pointing the camera.
Leading and worldwide used by designers, artists, professionals, developers, scientists and color-blinds.

#1 MUST HAVE APP FOR DESIGNERS & ARTISTS. FREE!


KEY FEATURES:
● Real-time color measurement (color metering)
● Color Palette Generator.
● Extract colors and maps from your photos.
● Color recognition (color-2-name).
● Real-time calibration mode - use reference white object.
● Custom white balance.
● Color palettes and harmonies themes generation tool.
● Colors blending tool - mix colors.
● Tune tool - refine your colors.
● Find the perfect color combinations.
● Discover and reveal matching colors.
● Color locking indication.
● "Instant Picking" - tap-2-capture.
● Viewfinder smart processing.
● Supports most-common color models (RGB, HEX, HSV, LAB, see below).
● After-shot color analysis.
● Export to popular applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Excel, CSV, PaintShop, Gimp, Inkscape, AutoCAD, Datasheets, etc.
● Color conversions.
● Accessibility; hear the color by pressing the volume buttons.
● Copy color to clipboard.
● Share and post color cards as image or text.
● Paint your wallpaper background with a solid color.

ADDITIONAL CONTROLS:
● Turn flash light in low-light conditions.
● Smart color stabilizer.
● Smart color locking mechanism.
● Motion-sensed auto-focus.
● Zoom control.
● White-balance control.
● Camera switching (use rear or front).

SUPPORTED COLOR PALETTES:
● Analogous, Monochromatic, Triad, Triad Pro, Complementary, Compound, Pentagram, Tetrad, Tetrad Pro, Shades, Hues, Inca, Gaudi, Butterfly, Europa.

SUPPORTED COLOR REFERENCES:
● RAL Classic
● RAL Design
● RAL Effect
● NCS® 1950
● Federal Std. 595C
● Australian AS2700

SUPPORTED COLOR MODELS:
● RGB & Hex
● HSV / HSB
● HSL
● Lab
● Greyscale, Lightness & Darkness
● Web-Safe
● CMYK
● CIE XYZ
● CIE xyY
● Hunter-Lab
● LUV
● LCH(uv)
● LCH(ab)
● YIQ
● YUV SD & HD
● YCbCr SD & HD
● YPbPr SD & HD


Just grab it,
- Loomatix Team.
Updated on
Feb 9, 2021

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location, App activity and 2 others
This app may collect these data types
Location, App activity and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted
4.3
15.4K reviews
casey Hardiman
February 25, 2023
Sooooo much better than I ever hoped for! It is so intuitive and user-friendly your first time that it kind of blew me away. Whoever did the design just knocked it out of the park because I pretty much knew how to use each button even though they were not labeled and I had not looked at any instructions or guide or anything. That, to me, is a hallmark of excellent app design. Well done!! I also had no idea that in the settings you could change the color library to almost any of the relevant ones
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Kathy
February 10, 2023
Excited about the potential of this app but it's not at all intuitive to use. I held the camera to my ceiling trying to capture the color of paint. It did capture it but when I tried to save the info I can't without moving it just a bit and then of course the color changes and is useless. Why do I get the feeling this app is using us to do their testing?! I had high hopes but do far it's useless in being capable of grabbing a color you can save without moving the camera and losin the capture.
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Steffi Kaizun (Skaizun)
October 18, 2022
Not intuitive, but, once you figure it out, it's interesting. You will need to use the flashlight for indoor items. It says that it needs to calibrate using a white surface, but, no matter which such I use, including white vinyl siding in total sunlight, it always says that the object is "too dark"! I like that it saves the colors, but, aim at the same thing twice and you'll get variations. Still, this is close to what I needed, so, beggars can't be (color!) choosers.
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What's new

- more colors and paints catalogs
- camera exposure control
- share color as card
- additional color interpretation languages
- few enhancements
- more sharing options
- prominent colors extraction from photos

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