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Find Colours To Use On Your Website

As a Web Developer picking colours to use on a website is one of the hardest things for me to do, so I need a bit of help finding different colours that work well together.

I needed to find some web apps which can help me with this task. Here is a list of 10 apps I found to help in the colour picker process.

0to255

0to255

0to255 is a simple tool that helps web designers find variations of any color.

0to255 cures your color manipulation woes. Simply pick the color that you want to start with and 0to255 gives you a range of colors from black to white using an interval optimized for web design. Then, just click the variation you want to use and the hex code is automatically copied to your clipboard.

It's fun, simple, and a huge time-saver.

0to255

Kuler

adobe kuler

Explore, create and share color themes.

Discover Adobe® Kuler™ — the web-hosted application for generating color themes that can inspire any project. No matter what you're creating, with Kuler you can experiment quickly with color variations and browse thousands of themes from the Kuler community.

Kuler

SwatchSpot

swatchspot

SwatchSpot creates random color swatches to inspire you.

Lock in the colors you like and shuffle away the ones you don't. Once you're satisfied, grab the color codes or download your palette.

SwatchSpot

ColorSpire

ColorSpire

Choose a Base Color

The first step in designing your own color scheme is to choose a base color. The base color could be one of your favorite colors, a color depending on environmental conditions, a color that helps to convey the appropriate mood, or a color following trends.

ColorSpire

Color Scheme Designer

Color Scheme Designer

Color Scheme Designer has a beautiful interface that helps you create beautiful color schemes in seconds. colorblind simulation is built in so you can ensure usability will be optimized for all users.

Color Scheme Designer

ColorRotate

ColorRotate

With ColoRotate, you can work with colors in 3D, in real time, and in a way that matches how our minds process color.

ColorRotate

Color Jack

Color Jack

Color Jack

Color Lovers

Color Lovers

COLOURlovers is a creative community where people from around the world create and share colors, palettes and patterns, discuss the latest trends and explore colorful articles... All in the spirit of love.

Color Lovers

Instant Color Schemes

Instant Color Schemes

Let Yahoo pick your color scheme! Enter a word or phrase and I'll grab 5 related images from Yahoo Images, and get the 6 most prominent colors from each.

Instant Color Scheme

Toucan

Toucan

Used alone or in conjunction with our other creation tools, Toucan gives you the features you need to inject color into your creative process.

Toucan

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