Colordrop 2 by George Jones (Universal)
Released: Jul 28, 2018
Version: 2.5.1
Size: 48 MB
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Colordrop 2

George Jones
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Capture and inspect the colors in your photos with Colordrop – a modern and advanced color picker.

Capture colors from your photos.

- Pick colors from any image or photo.
- Open from your Photo Library, Camera, or Files.
- Live Capture lets you see the colors around you in real time.
- Open images or import colors from Adobe Creative Cloud.
- Easily view and pick the most dominant colors in an image.
- Select a 'capture radius' to have granular control over the colors you capture.
- The Colordrop app extension lets you pick colors without opening the app, for example in the Photos app.
- Today View widget shows you your most recent colors.
- Manually add a color by hex code or using the built-in color picker.

The most detailed color analysis tool available on iPhone or iPad.

- RGB, CYMK and RYB color overviews.
- CIE-LAB, CIE-LCH, HSL, HSV, XYZ color values (and many more).
- Complementary and split-complementary colors.
- Triadic and tetradic colors.
- Tints, shades, tones and monochromatic colors.
- Square and analogous colors.
- Similar colors for RAL Classic, Web, HKS and many more.
- Color blindness simulator and color contrast checker.
- Quickly copy or share color codes.
- Color descriptions describe the appearance of a color in real terms.
- Metadata tells you the source of the color, and when you saved it.

A powerful tool for developers and creatives alike.

- Powerful search feature, including support for Spotlight.
- Organize your colors with tags.
- Drag and drop colors to other apps, or to save new ones.
- Siri Shortcuts for capturing or viewing colors.
- Apple Watch app to view all of your saved colors at a glance.
- Export colors to Procreate swatch, Adobe color swatch, or to JSON or CSV formats.
- Change the default illuminant for accurate color in any environment.
- Customize the color data you see.

Colordrop is developed by a team of one! Any feedback and suggestions for new features are greatly appreciated. You can get in touch on Twitter (@penguingeorge), or by emailing

What's new in version 2.5.1
This version includes bug fixes and other minor improvements.
Our verdict: Good
  • + Colordrop 2 is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
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