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PixieColorPicker

Pixie - an on screen colour picker

review from Chris Wells, Mar 2007, permalink Color-Pickers

 

From Clif:

Thanks Chris, I like this program too. I used to use it all of the time. Now I'm partial to a little utility called Zzoom. Pixie is better for picking out new colors though.

 

Chris Wells wrote the following:

Pixie - an On screen colour picker

IS IT FREEWARE? Yes

 

WHERE IS THE WEBSITE AT? http://www.nattyware.com/pixie.html

IS THE DOWNLOAD LINK EASY TO FIND? Yup

 

WHAT KIND OF PROGRAM IS IT? colour picker

WHAT VERSIONS OF WINDOWS ARE REQUIRED? Windows 9x/NT/2000/XP

DOES IT REQUIRE ANYTHING ELSE? (LIKE .NET) Nope

IS IT A LARGE OR SMALL DOWNLOAD? Very small - 62 kB

 

IS IT AN EASY PROGRAM TO INSTALL? Yup

DOES IT COME WITH AN UNINSTALLER? Yup

 

WHERE DID YOU FIND IT? Recommended by a friend

WERE YOU LOOKING FOR SOMETHING LIKE THIS? No - but can't live without it now!

 

WHAT ARE YOU USING IT FOR? Graphic and web design; colour matching exact colours when redo-ing logos, or designing something to match a logo

WHAT WERE YOU USING BEFORE YOU FOUND THIS? Print screen command and Photoshop

HAS IT SOLVED A PROBLEM YOU WERE HAVING? Just makes life easier

WHAT PROBLEMS HAS IT CAUSED? None

 

IS THE PROGRAM EASY TO USE? Very!

DOES IT COME WITH HELP FILES? Yes, built into the program itself

WHAT FEATURES DO YOU LIKE OR NOT LIKE? hotkey commands interfere with Photoshop key commands (Ctrl + Alt + Z), but you can change them