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To download ColorSnapper from the Mac App Store, you need a Mac with OS X 10.6.6 or later. Learn More.


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ColorSnapper — the missing color picker for OS X.

ColorSnapper is an easy-to-use tool for quickly finding out the color of any pixel on the screen. It is activated via a configurable system-wide hotkey, giving you a magnifying loupe to easily pick the pixel you need. The resulting color is copied to clipboard in a format of your preference.

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● Customizable global hotkey
● 14 different color formats, including HEX, RGBa, HSLa, NSColor, UIColor (RGB/HSB)
● Setup primary and secondary formats and quickly switch between them using ⌥-key
● Change the magnification level using ⌘+ and ⌘- shortcuts
● Optional overlay with color codes in different formats
● Quick access to recently picked colors
● Paste the color format directly into your CSS file or application code
● Supports keyboard navigation with arrow keys
● Multi-Monitor and spaces support
● Support for picking from apps in fullscreen mode
● Displays selected color in menulet icon
● Display and pick alternative color format in history picks, just press ⌥ (Alt) key
● Ready for retina displays
● Display picked color in Notification Center
● Optimized for OS X Mavericks

What's New in Version 1.1.1

● Optimized for OS X Mavericks
● Bug fix for application crash on startup when using some shortcuts
● Reduced energy impact in idle mode
● Overall rendering performance improvements


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Customer Reviews

No longer works in Mountain Lion

Mouse constantly disappears and won’t come back, the colour picker tool never shows up, ad ultimately colours aren’t picked! A shame, previous versions of the app were decent.

Love this little tool

Always been fond of small tools. I call up this little guy with a keystroke all day long, grab the color I need for any number of uses [inserting into code, color scheme utils, photo/vid enhancements, online blast config, notes] and I’m done. Great options, though there is one capture I need which isn’t offered, lower case hex with no hash. Hopefully that will be offered next release, but still plenty easy to deal with. One of my favs and most useful in my desktop enviro.

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  • $4.99
  • Category: Developer Tools
  • Updated: Nov 21, 2013
  • Version: 1.1.1
  • Size: 2.9 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Alexander Danmayer

Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later

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