Press Release

Colordrop Makes Exploring Colors on iPhone and iPad Easy

Ivybridge,  GB   Nov 18, 2014 in Productivity


Penguin George today introduces Colordrop 1.0 for iOS, a new app that makes exploring colors easy. Featuring a simplistic yet colorful design, Colordrop can communicate a vast amount of information in an easy-to-read format that makes learning about colors quick and easy. Extract colors from photos on your device, then see complementary colors, tints and shades, color space info and more. You can also share colors with other Colordrop users, and export color information to a PDF document.


[] Plymouth, United Kingdom - Penguin George(R) today is proud to announce the release and immediate availability of Colordrop for iPhone(R) and iPad(R), a new app that makes exploring colors easy. Colordrop helps creative people learn more about the colors in the photos they take, then environment around them and with photos already on their device. Colordrop features a vibrant design that displays a variety of comprehensive information such as complementary colors, tints and shades, color spaces and more.

Colordrop is the most detailed and comprehensive color picker app available, providing an array of color space information suitable for everyone in industries from engineering to print and publishing. Not only this, but Colordrop is incredibly social, letting you share your extracted colors with nearby users via AirDrop, or colleagues afar via email and PDF export.

Featuring a simplistic yet colorful design, Colordrop can communicate a vast amount of information in an easy-to-read format that makes learning about colors quick and easy. Color information is spread across multiple sections, from complementary colors, color spaces and triadic colors to tints and shades. You can also view split-complementary colors, tetradic colors, as well as other color spaces such as CMYK, HSL, Lab and XyY.

Colordrop comes with a number of ways to extract colors. Whether you have a photo already on your device or you want to take one with the Camera, Colordrop makes it easy. Tap and hold anywhere on a photo and use the Color Loupe to preview colors, then release to save a new color. Colors are handily organised in one list, so you can get an instant overview of every color you've ever saved. Simply tap on one to learn more.

Sharing is also a key feature of the Colordrop app. Share colors with users nearby via AirDrop, or send a color to people anywhere in the world using email or iMessage. Color information can also be exported as a PDF and printed.

Additional features of Colordrop include groundbreaking performance, being able to open large photos such as panoramas without losing a fluid user experience; and the Colordrop file format, which lets you send colors to other Colordrop users effortlessly with just a few taps. Colordrop has been created from the ground up for iOS 8, and has been scrupulously designed to ensure information is presented clearly on both iPhone and iPad.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 8.0 or later
* Optimized for iPhone 5, 6/6 Plus
* 10.4 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Colordrop 1.0 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Productivity category.


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George Jones
Developer / Founder
United Kingdom


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