By Studio Moustache
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Version 1.1 is coming shortly. In the meantime, we've lowered the price of version 1.0 to a special sale price of $0.99. Of course version 1.1 is a free upgrade, and will include support for CMYK and RGB color values among other improvements.
Loupe is a color picker for your iPhone
You never know where you are going to find the perfect color. With Loupe you can capture your color inspirations so you don't have to try and guess what that shade was when you are back at your computer. Simple and thoughtfully designed, Loupe lets you create color swatches from your photo library or using the camera to save colors as you find them. Perfect for web designers, graphic artists, interior decorators, artists, scrapbookers, and anyone who loves color.
How to use Loupe:
• Choose a photo from your library or use the camera to take a picture.
• Use the loupe ring to select the color you want to use. You can drag the loupe around your photo to the area you want, and resize the area that will be sampled by pinching and expanding the outer ring. A smaller loupe will give you a more precise swatch, but a larger sample may give better representation of the color. Loupe's color averaging algorithms have been optimized to give you the best possible results with the iPhone camera.
• You can add a note to help remember details about your swatch.
• All of your swatches are available on the Loupe home screen. You can edit your notes and delete swatches.
Loupe was designed by Studio Moustache, and developed by R.Cloud (http://www.rcloudconsulting.com)
Anyone can easily plug in a hexidecimal value to photoshop or the web and get back cmyk and rgb values, what I don't like is I can only get the average color of an area. If I want an exact pixel this doesn't do much for me, I think a zoom and a pixel selector would be far more valuable than other colorspaces. I could google how to translate hexidecimal but I can't google how to pick a more specific color out of my swatched area.
Of very limited use because it does not give a color value in CMYK or RGB colorspace. Without this there is no way to use it as the great tool it could be where you could see a color and use this tool to be able to match it in a drawing or page layout. Needs to work like the eyedropper tool in AI or Photoshop to be worth buying. Right now it's fun but not really worth the $2 for use as a biz tool. Hopefully, more functionallty is coming.
Needed this for a long time
Can't wait to take it along on the trail this summer and try it out on live animals!