25 Free Color Tools, Apps and Palette Generators

By on Web Design

The marvellous thing about color within design is you have the choice from an infinite number of possibilities and combinations. On the flip side to that, having endless color possibilities makes it difficult to lock down the perfect color scheme or palette for your project.

In this collection, we have gathered 25 completely free tools, apps, and generators to help you find, manage, and create beautiful color schemes.

The Complete Toolbox for Web Designers
Unlimited Downloads: 500,000+ Web Templates, Themes, Plugins & Design Assets

Web Inspiration

DOWNLOAD NOW

Found Color

A gallery that explores the beauty of “accidental” color schemes.

Found Color

ColorDesigner

A tool for easily generating great color palettes.

ColorDesigner

Accessible Brand Colors

A tool to check the ADA accessibility of your color scheme.

Accessible Brand Colors

Palette App

A tool for building, analyzing and editing smooth color palettes.

Palette App

Polarite

Generate color schemes with the help of A.I.

Polarite

Hue

A collection of free, hand-picked color palettes.

Hue

PALX

An automatic UI color palette generator.

PALX

ColorBox

A tool to create progressive color sets.

ColorBox

Trendy Palettes

A curated collection of handmade color palettes.

Trendy Palettes

Picular

A search engine for colors.

Picular

Fast Average Color

A library that calculates the average color of images and videos.

Fast Average Color

Scale

A simple tool for generating color scales.

Scale

Color Picker Plus

An improved color picker for macOS.

Color Picker Plus

Khroma

The AI color tool for designers.

Khroma

Random Material Palette Generator

A tool to create three color palettes just with a click.

Random Material Palette Generator

#c0ffee is the color

Ever wonder what real words are also valid CSS HEX colors? Someone has figured it out.

#c0ffee is the color

Stark

A color-blind simulator and contrast checker for Sketch.

Stark

Colormind

A deep learning AI that knows color theory. It can generate color palettes from scratch, or it can take your input and intelligently fill in the blanks.

Colormind

Practical Color Theory for People Who Code

A tool that helps you learn to build complementary color schemes.

Practical Color Theory for People Who Code

Hex Naw

A color accessibility tool for designers and developers.

Hex Naw

Accessible color palette builder

A tool to help designers build color palettes with combinations that conform with accessibility standards.

Accessible color palette builder

ColorDrop

ColorDrop is a curated collection of amazing color combinations.

ColorDrop curated collection of amazing color combinations

Palettable

A web-based app for generating beautiful color palettes.

Palettable web-based app generating beautiful color palettes

Material Palette

A Material Design color palette generator.

Material Palette Material Design color palette generator

Simple Flat Colour Selector

Simple Flat Colour Selector

Brands in Colours

A simple color reference for your projects using SASS variables.

Brands in Colours simple color reference SASS