Colour Blend

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Colour Blend is a mobile appli­ca­tion for devices run­ning on the Google Android plat­form. It iden­ti­fies the colour of what­ev­er is cur­rent­ly in the cam­era pre­view, dis­play­ing the colour in words as well as the RGB val­ue. Colour Blend is par­tic­u­lar­ly use­ful for peo­ple who suf­fer from any form of colour blind­ness. Colour analy­sis is ful­ly auto­mat­ic and does not require any user action.

Click here for QR code image (scan to open Android Mar­ket page).

Cur­rent fea­tures include:

  • Sev­er­al colour schemes to choose from (includ­ing HTML/X11 colours and Cray­ola cray­on colours)
  • His­to­ry colour gra­di­ent pro­duced from the pre­vi­ous­ly seen colours
  • Visu­al­i­sa­tion of RGB val­ues as an ani­mat­ed graph
  • Auto­mat­ic (con­tin­u­al analy­sis) and man­u­al (touch-acti­vat­ed) modes
  • Adjustable bright­ness, con­trast, sat­u­ra­tion, sharp­ness, white bal­ance and aut­o­fo­cus
  • Inte­grat­ed Colour Blind­ness Test (spe­cial thanks to Charles for con­cept)
  • Abil­i­ty to save image of colour data over­lay to SD card
  • US/UK local­i­sa­tion (Colour vs. col­or)
  • 100% ad-free!

The full changel­og is avail­able.

Gen­er­al tips:

  • Colour Blend works best under well-lit con­di­tions; try to adjust the cam­era set­tings if results are not sat­is­fac­to­ry.
  • Click on the rotat­ing arrow icon if you wish to acti­vate man­u­al mode.
  • To save an image, press the track­ball whilst in man­u­al mode. Make sure you have an SD card insert­ed.
  • Colour Blend requires Android 2.1 or bet­ter. If you can’t find the appli­ca­tion in the Android Mar­ket, this is prob­a­bly the rea­son.
  • Colour Blend works by choos­ing the clos­est colour that is present in the cur­rent colour scheme. Try exper­i­ment­ing with the dif­fer­ent schemes avail­able.
  • To learn more about colour blind­ness, vis­it

Please con­tact me if you have any feed­back or sug­ges­tions regard­ing Colour Blend!