Tired of creating color palettes with ColorPal’s simple, intuitive drag-and-drop interface? Me too! Use this handy command instead.
This is a speedy post about a speedy update I made today to ColorPal, an HTML5 tool I wrote that automatically generates color palettes from a photograph.
Previously, ColorPal provided hex codes for each color extracted from the image. Eight individual <input>s at the bottom of the page displayed the colors.
I use ColorPal a lot (my own dogfood and all that) when designing websites, and it wasn’t long before I got fed up (hah!
In my last post on the subject, I introduced ColorPal, my HTML5 color palette generation tool. It didn’t perform well with certain types of images, so I fixed it. :)
Color palettes will now match the image even better. Especially for images with infrequent but important colors. Here’s a comparison of the old and new methods, on an image that is mostly black:
You can see that with the old method, the black pixels definitely took over the palette.
Introducing ColorPal, a fast color palette creation tool.