6 Tools For Grabbing Color Palette

Choosing a color scheme for your website can seem daunting but it can also be fun. So here are useful tools to grab color palette from website and image that I could play around with for hours.


Stylify Me was created to help designers quickly gain an overview of the style guide of a site, including colours, fonts, sizing and spacing.



Drag the Colour Bookmark link to your toolbar to find out the colour palette of the website you’re currently on. Then simply: copy, paste and use the colours you choose.



Web Colour Data is a web service that easily finds out which colors are used on a given web page. Simply submit a URL and the service auto-extracts and analyzes the colors on any given web page.


Color Thief

A script for grabbing the dominant color or color palette from an image. Uses Javascript and the canvas tag to make it happen.



Generate a color palette from PNG, JPG or GIF image/photo. Receive color suggestions, download Photoshop swatches (.ACO).


Color Palette Generator

Make color schemes. Enter the URL of an image to get a color palette that matches the image. This is useful for coming up with a website color scheme that matches a stock photo a client wants to work with.



  1. Beasays:

    Absolutely great tools! Thank you. I use (since a few days only) the Iphone-App ‘Adobe Kuler’. Also available on the website: https://kuler.adobe.com/create/color-wheel/

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