ColorSnap® Visualizer for iPad
By Resource Interactive
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Turn inspiration into custom paint palettes that will lead you to your best color decisions yet with ColorSnap Visualizer for iPad. Explore color and virtually paint any room with the swipe of a finger. Match colors from photos, save colors and even paint your own walls.
What's New in Version 4.0.1
Not so great...REALLY!
Let's you put EIGHT colors in your color palette (luckily I had already chosen colors from paint chips/samples in the store cuz choosing colors in this app is next to impossible!) but it only allows you to show TWO colors at a time in their pre-selected rooms. Hummmm...Ok so that's not working because it's limiting. Today's new homes are commonly open concept with many rooms visible in a sight line. Now let's take a pic of our real space and use as many colors as we want, right? Wrong!! This function is completely worthless. If you try to use the "splash" of color on a single area, you end up with random squiggly areas of color where you don't want it. Ok. So let's erase the color that you don't want in those places. Good luck with that! I just spent a couple of hours manually trying to put color where I want it and erase color from where I don't want it, and I still haven't finished it! Just giving up at this point. I guess the bottom line is that if you are only looking for 2 colors (so why do they let you choose eight?!?!) that you can plug into their pics, you will be happy with this app. If you want to be a bit more adventurous and use your own pic with possibly more than 2 colors, then this app will only frustrate you. This function is SO not user friendly! Don't bother. One star rating is given only for those wanting to see 2 pre-selected colors together in the S/W pre-selected rooms. Zero stars otherwise.
I found this app to be extremely helpful! It was not hard to include different colors in my picture at all. If there's high enough contrast between the are to be painted and the surrounding area, then the magic paintbrush tool works great. If not, just manually select your border and adjust your points. One you have painted an area, you don't need to redefine it; just make sure it is selected and it will turn any color you select. This way, you can have as many different colored selections as you need, even more than the 8 colors you can choose at a time. I also love that it shows you similar colors and shades to the color you choose, as well as coordinating colors. Lastly, the image quality is very good, and when it "paints" my walls, it's almost as neat as photoshop!
This app is impossible to work, don't bother.