Iris

An intuitive and flexible color palettes editor

Iris aims at being the definitive design tool to create beautiful color schemes to use in your projects.

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Alberto MalagoliMaker@albemala · Software Engineer.
First of all, thank you very much @razkarmi for featuring Iris on PH! I am the developer of this new application. Tired of using different tools and apps to create my color palettes (to use in graphic design projects, websites and so on), I decided to create one that unifies most of the similar services available today and adds some new, unique features. Main features: - Easily create and edit color palettes. - Use an intuitive editor to fine-tune your colors. - Export your palettes to different formats: HEX, CSS, UIColor, SCSS, LESS. - Generate aesthetically pleasant color schemes based on harmony rules. - Explore tints and shades starting from a base color. - Extract colors from images (PNG, JPEG and GIF formats are supported). - Running out of ideas? Iris can automatically generate color schemes for you! - Mix colors using different color spaces to play with variations. I recently released the first version of the app, which is available for macOS, Linux and Windows. The app is currently on sale, so it'a great time to check it out! I planned many new features for future releases, namely integrating services like Colourlovers, extracting colors from websites, live testing of color palettes on website templates, working with colors in RYB space and many more, so stay tuned!
Erick Barron@erickbarron86 · Internet Marketer
Cool tool - will we be able to save them locally? Is there a colour picker for like in pixier (I currently use)?
Alberto MalagoliMaker@albemala · Software Engineer.
@erickbarron86 Thank you! Palettes are already saved locally and can be exported as different formats. I will add other formats in future releases. There is not a color picker yet, but it's on the roadmap.
Greg Rog@learnuxio · **Idea Architect** @ learnux.io
What would you say is the biggest difference between your tool and other that are avaliable?
Alberto MalagoliMaker@albemala · Software Engineer.
@learnuxio I would say it's the number of tools available. I haven't found any other application with all the tools that Iris has, most of them implement only a subset. Tools are also very flexible; for example, you may want to test different variations of some colors by using the Shades/Tints tool. You can open multiple instances of the tool, every time with a different color, so you can compare them with the other ones. Opened tools are also restored when reopening the app, so you can restart from where you left!
Greg Rog@learnuxio · **Idea Architect** @ learnux.io
@albemala Thank you for this reply!