• A Photoshop-like color picker tool
    which is always at hand
  • A simple image editor and converter
  • Capturing screenshots with alpha transparency

What is Color Tools?

Color Tools is specially designed to give users easier and better color processing experience. Being available in a system tray, the program will always be at hand and can be run easily in just a few clicks to provide access to an effective color picker. Except for giving users a handy color picker, Color Tools also offers such additional features as image editing and converting as well as the ability to capture screenshots with alpha transparency.

Users will find a color picker effective due to the following range of benefits:

  • Those familiar with Photoshop will find it extremely easy to use color picker as it is presented in a similar style and comes with some additional features;
  • It can be used in every editor (Sublime Text, Notepad++, etc.) allowing you to easily open it by pressing Ctrl+C+C or simply selecting it from a system tray;
  • It perceives all the color formats, e.g.
    #FF0000, rgb(255, 0, 0), rgba(255, 0, 0, 1), hsl(0, 100%, 50%), red etc.;
  • With the help of an eyedropper you could pick any color on the screen for its further identification and usage.

While editing and converting images with the help of Color Tools:

  • It is possible to open and save multiple image file formats, both basic and more specific ones;
  • You can perform such basic image processing operations as cropping and resizing. You will be able to smooth, crop, rotate image as well as select and copy its separate parts.

Capturing screenshots with alpha transparency will come in very handy:

  • You will easily capture the screenshot of the whole screen by pressing a traditional PrintScreen button. To get a screenshot of an active window only, just press Alt+PrintScreen. After the screenshot is captured, it is then opened in the editor instead of simply being copied to the clipboard. Afterwards, you can crop or resize this screenshot prior to saving it in any format to your liking;
  • Application is capable of capturing screenshots with alpha transparency. If the window has an Aero effect, shadow or just an alpha channel, these will also be covered in the screenshot.

Download Color Tools

Download for Windows
version: 1.2, size: 1.18 MB

You can also download a portable version (size: 1.14 MB)

Color Tools is available for free download and further evaluation. Currently a trial version is free from any time and functionality limits. Nevertheless, a program license must be purchased for its ongoing use. Once you evaluate the benefits offered by Color Tools, purchasing a license will provide you with the fully authorized program use. We hope you will really enjoy this software!

Easy-to-Use

Those familiar with Photoshop will find it extremely easy to use color picker as it is presented in a similar style and comes with some additional features.

Intelligent

Color tools smartly recognizes all the popular color formats:

  • #FF0000
  • rgb(255, 0, 0)
  • rgba(255, 0, 0, 1)
  • hsl(0, 100%, 50%)
  • red etc.

Use with Your Editor

It can be used in every editor (Sublime Text, Notepad++, etc.) allowing you to easily open it by pressing Ctrl+C+C.

Pick Color from Screen

With the help of an eyedropper you can pick any color on the screen for its further identification and usage.

Edit Image

Perform simple edit operations, such as trimming, cropping, resizing and saving image to a different format.

Select

Using selection will allow you to measure, copy or crop any part of the image.

Pick Color from Image

You can pick a color on the image by using the eyedropper tool from the “Select Color” tab. Just drag the eyedropper over the “Convert Image” tab to switch to the image.

Capture Screen

You will easily capture the screenshot of the whole screen by pressing a traditional PrintScreen button. To get a screenshot of an active window only, just press Alt+PrintScreen. After the screenshot is captured, it is then opened in the editor instead of simply being copied to the clipboard. Afterwards, you can crop or resize this screenshot prior to saving it in any format to your liking.

Capture Alpha

Color Tools is capable of capturing screenshots with alpha transparency. If the window has an Aero effect, shadow or just an alpha channel, these will also be covered in the screenshot.