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ColorSchemer Studio 2

ColorSchemer Studio 2 is a professional color-matching application that will help you build beautiful color schemes quickly and easily.

Use ColorSchemer Studio to identify color harmonies for the web (RGB) or print (CMYK), create palettes from photos, search over a million existing color schemes, mix colors, create gradient blends, and much more!

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Why ColorSchemer Studio?

ColorSchemer Studio makes it easy to:

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Create and save color palettes

Select a starting color and ColorSchemer Studio does the rest. Save your color schemes to build your own color palette library, ready to use for any project.

ColorSchemer Studio Color Wheel

Identify color harmonies

Use the dynamic color wheel to identify color harmonies and matching colors based around any starting color. It even spins like a real-life artist color wheel!


NEW Access over a million pre-made color schemes

Connect to the COLOURlovers community to browse, search, and download over a million user-created color palettes without ever leaving the program.


Pull unique palettes from photos or images

Use the PhotoSchemer tool to build unique color schemes based on any picture, image or photograph. Just drop an image onto the program and let the PhotoSchemer do the rest!

LiveSchemes SchemeBuilder

NEW Build custom LiveScheme formulas

Visually create custom LiveScheme formulas based on color theory, or your own imagination. You can even reverse-engineer and rotate existing color schemes with a simple drag & drop. The possibilities are limitless!

Watch a quick demo video!

LiveSchemes SchemeBrowser

NEW Transform a single color into a complete color scheme

Apply the built-in LiveSchemes - custom color relationships that you define - to instantly turn any starting color into a ready-to-use color scheme.

Watch a quick demo video!

Color Mixer

Mix colors and create gradient blends

Use the built-in Color Mixer to create a single mixed color or a gradient path between two colors.


NEW Find similar or related colors

Use the Variations palette to find colors that are similar or related to any starting base color.


ENHANCED Preview colors on a variety of layouts

Experiment with color scheme ideas in a variety of different settings, including website, blog, print and pattern layouts.

Contrast Analyzer

ENHANCED Analyze contrast, readability, and accessibility

Use the Contrast Analyzer to check text and background color combinations for sufficient contrast and readability, based on W3C, WCAG, or HP accessibility recommendations.

RGB, CMYK, color management, color profiles

NEW Work with RGB and CMYK colors in a color-managed environment

Work with color more accurately and efficiently with built-in color management and color profile support.

Color Blindness Simulation

View colors through colorblind eyes

Use the Color Blindness Simulation to see what your color schemes will look like to users with any one of 8 different types of color deficient vision.

Import Wizard

Print your color schemes

Use the built-in Print utility to print your color schemes. Great for making hard-copy reference sheets or showing to clients.

Import Wizard

Import colors

Use the Import Wizard to import colors into ColorSchemer Studio from a number of different sources, including:

  • Any web site or style sheet
  • GIF images
  • NEW Adobe Swatch Exchange (.ase)
  • Photoshop Color Palettes (.aco)
  • Color Table files (.act)
  • NEW XML files (.xml)

Export Wizard

Export colors

Use the Export Wizard to export your color schemes to a number of popular applications and formats:

  • HTML color chart
  • CSS style sheet
  • GIF image
  • NEW PNG image
  • NEW Adobe Swatch Exchange (.ase)
  • Photoshop Color Palette (.aco)
  • Illustrator Color Palette (.ai)
  • Macromedia FreeHand/Adobe FrameMaker
  • Corel Painter Color Set
  • Color Table file (.act)
  • NEW XML file (.xml)

Even More Goodies

ColorSchemer Studio also features a number of other tools and utilities to help you build impressive color schemes, including:

  • Screen Color Picker

    Grab colors from anywhere on your screen with the built-in screen color picker.

  • Convert to nearest WebSafe or WebSmart color

    Convert colors to their nearest WebSafe or WebSmart palette match at the click of a button.

  • Randomize!

    Stuck on inspiration for a new color scheme? Just click the "Randomize!" button to flip through random color schemes you might not have even thought of before!

Upgrades for Registered Customers

If you own a license of ColorSchemer Studio v1.x, you qualify for special upgrade pricing to a license of ColorSchemer Studio v2!

» Upgrade now -- 40% off!

Note: If you purchased ColorSchemer Studio v1.x after January 1, 2009, you are entitled to a FREE upgrade to v2. Visit the myColorSchemer section and enter your Order Number to upgrade your license key.