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    Palettes is a powerful productivity tool for creating and maintaining color palettes. Great for creating color schemes. Now you can create a color palette anywhere at anytime. Grab colors from a photograph, a website, or add colors using any one of 5 color models. Quickly find matching colors with support for many different color schemes. You may create and store any number of palettes.

    This application runs at one of three levels: Free, Basic, and Pro. The initial free version runs at the Pro level for a limited time allowing you to fully test the application. It will then revert back to the Free level. Use the included in-application purchasing to upgrade to either the Basic or Pro level at any time.

    Key features include:

    • Single universal application works on all your iOS devices including iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
    • Quickly create a color palette from a web site, image, camera, or color scheme.
    • Unlimited number of palettes (Free only supports 3).
    • 25 colors per palette (Free and Basic allows 5).
    • Undo/Redo support.
    • Import/Export palettes from/to Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Fireworks, GIMP, Paintshop Pro, Procreate, and OS X Color Chooser. (Pro)
    • Import/Export palettes via email. Team development made easy with one click import. (Pro)
    • Backup and restore your Palettes data directly to/from your own computer, iCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, or FTP servers. (Basic, Pro)
    • Import and export palette files directly to/from your own computer, iCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, FTP servers, or another app. (Pro)
    • Email color palettes to friends and co-workers. (Pro adds more options)
    • Pick colors from:
      • RGB, HSV (HSB), HSL, CMYK, or Gray scale sliders
      • Standard colors lists (SVG, Web Safe, HTML, Java, Apple) or other palettes.
      • A website URL (webpage, image, CSS file, 3rd party palette file (Pro)).
      • An image or camera.
      • Any valid CSS3 color representation.
    • Create colors via:
      • Color blending (Pro adds using 1 of 4 color models).
      • Color schemes (monochromatic (Pro), analogous, triadic, complementary (Pro), split complementary (Pro)).
    • Review color information:
      • Details (integer, hex, percent, decimal, CSS).
      • As both a foreground and background color.
    • "Palette Flow" (not on iPad)
    • Display a color full screen to compare against a real world item (press and hold color briefly).
    • Palette preview screen.
    • Backup a palette as an image in your photo library for later restore.
    • Rename, reorder, or delete palettes.
    • Sort palette colors by RGB, HSV/B, HSL, CMYK, or Gray color model.
    • All work is saved as you go.
    • Always remembers where you left off last.
    • Built in context sensitive help system.
    • Preferences can be set from within the application. (Basic, Pro)
    • Excellent customer support.

    Palettes can be used to create color palettes for:

    • Web site design
    • Marketing campaigns
    • Home decorating
    • Wardrobe
    • Artists
    • Color coordinating
    • Anywhere colors are needed - just use your imagination

    Please visit to see a more complete set of screen shots and additional information on the features of "Palettes". The website includes contact information for leaving feedback, asking questions, or reporting any issues.

    NOTE: Known limitation - this version is unable to import binary OS X palette files (.clr) from ~/Library/Colors.

    NOTE: Screenshots are after upgrading to the Pro level.

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