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System Color Picker


Sindre Sorhus

Mac Developer Tools Requires macOS 13.5


About System Color Picker

Pick colors from anywhere using the built-in color picker.

■ Features

- Quickly copy, paste, and convert colors in Hex, HSL, RGB, LCH format
- Show as a normal app or in the menu bar
- Pick a color or toggle the window from anywhere with a global keyboard shortcut
- Make the window stay on top of all other windows
- Launch it at login (when in the menu bar)
- Recently picked colors
- Shortcuts support
- Hide menu bar icon

■ Tip

Press the Space key while using the color sampler to show the RGB values. The color sampler is a system component and it can unfortunately not show other kinds of color values.

■ Keyboard shortcuts

You can use the following keyboard shortcuts in the app:

- Pick color: Command+p
- Copy as Hex: Shift+Command+h
- Copy as HSL: Shift+Command+s
- Copy as RGB: Shift+Command+r
- Copy as LCH: Shift+Command+l
- Paste color: Shift+Command+v (In the format Hex, HSL, RGB, or LCH)

■ Support

Use the feedback button in the “Help” menu in the app or email me at

■ Open-source

The app is open-source on GitHub (see the website).

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