ColorSnapper - the missing color picker for OS X.

Why is ColorSnapper different? Check out the screencast on

ColorSnapper is an easy-to-use tool for quickly finding out the color of any pixel on the screen. It is activated via a system-wide hotkey (configurable), giving you a magnifying loupe to easily pick the pixel you need.
The resulting color is copied to clipboard in a format of your preference.

  • 14 different color formats, including HEX, RGBa, HSLa, NSColor, UIColor (RGB/HSB)
  • Paste the color format directly into your CSS file or application code
  • Customizable hotkey
  • Supports keyboard navigation with arrow keys
  • Adjustable lens magnification
  • Primary and Alternative clipboard format
  • Optional overlay with color codes in different formats
  • Multi-Monitor and spaces support
  • Support for picking from apps in fullscreen mode
  • Displays selected color in menulet icon
  • Saves history of recently picked colors
  • Display and pick alternative color format in history picks, just press ⌥ (Alt) key
  • Works with OSX Mountain Lion and supports sandboxing
  • Ready for retina displays

    Go to for the screencast and to learn more.

  • What's New
  • updated for retina displays
  • support for picking from apps in fullscreen mode
  • use enter to pick and ⌥ (Alt) enter for the alternative format

  • ColorSnapper (com.koolesache.colorsnapper) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of

    Operating System: Mac

    Default Install Path: /Applications/

    Minimum OS version: 10.6

    Copyright: (c) 2011, Koole Sache