8 Best color matching apps for Android & iOS

There are many situations we may need to match colors or create a color pallet. Renovating the house and choosing a color for the room walls can be a very challenging task. It is quite hard to imagine how the particular color paint will look like.

Some of this app can help you to find, match, and apply color on your room`s photo, so you can see how it will look like in reality.

Designers and programmers very often need to match a lot of colors at the same time to find a perfect color pallet for their project. It can be an internet blog, website or interior design. A few apps on our list can help with it as well.

For example, one picture of nature containing some specific colors can become an inspiration for further pallet. With this in mind, we collected the best 9 color matching apps for Android and iOS.

Nix Paints

nix paint2Nix Paints is the assistant app for the device called Nix censor. It created to help people to match or recognize colors. Simply applying the sensor to any surface, you will see the color details and various matching colors.

It is a helpful tool for professional designers that need to search for different colors, and they may see them at any place of their house or outdoor places.

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As you may assume, the app is free without any in-app purchases and adds. But of course, you need to spend some money to buy Nix Sensor or Nix mini little devices.

What is more, in case if you are planning a home renovation, the app can find the nearest store location where you can buy colors.

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You may also like: 11 Best Home Renovation Apps (Android & iOS)

Color Harmony

Color Harmony2Color Harmony is a fantastic color matching and palette creating app. It has a high rating and lots of positive and admiring reviews from users.


It offers:

  • A full variety of color modes (RGB, HCV) with the ability to transfer colors to Photoshop.
  • Pallete creating with 5 matching colors.
  • Add pallets to favorites to save it for any case and get back to it at any time.
  • 4 mode pallet creating with 5 algorithms: automatic,  tetradic, analogous, etc.
  • Camera mode: use your camera to pick up the color you may like to use at your work.

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The app supports around 5 languages including Turkish, Italian, Spanish. Available only for Android.


Paint Tester

 Paint Tester1Paint Tester is an unbelievably easy way to find the most matching color for your room interior. If you are in two minds, thinking about what color to choose for your room, kitchen or bathroom, the app will help you show a real example. No need to imagine and imply different color painting or wallpaper color anymore.

Firstly, pick the photo of the room from your gallery or take a photo right at this moment. Then pick the color of a wide variety. With the help of this app, you may not be afraid of ruining the whole repainting process by applying the wrong color.

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Perhaps you were unlikely taking risk thinking to paint a room in extraordinary color like red, blue or purple choosing some pastel shades. However, it`s time to give it a try right in the app instead of your wall-saving time and money.

And who knows what a great result you can have. Then the last step is to rush to the home improvement store to choose the paint you need.

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Pocket Palette

Pocket PalettePocket Palette is a perfect app to play with colors and vary pallets adding new colors or deleting some. Along with most of the similar apps, Pocket Pallet allows a user to grab colors from photographies. The app simply will present you with a pallet containing predominant colors from the picture taken by you.

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After all, you can save your palettes in the app to have easier access when it’s necessary. The app supports RGB and HSB format. It allows you to take a screenshot and share it with friends, colleagues, or family members.

The app has a rather simple design and user-friendly interface. It won’t take much time to get familiar with its functionality. Fortunately for all interested in pallet creating, the app is completely free, though it’s available only on the iOS platform.

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Color Grab

Color GrabColor Grab is a highly advance color tool that is irreplaceable for designers, artists, programmers. Picking up a particular color is essential for those professions as they very often need to match the colors of objects. For example, an interior designer must match the color of the furniture to the walls and other decors in the house.

This app will be an aid. Taking a photo of the object, furniture in our case, and grabbing its color, measuring it, can help to find a matching color for future wall paint.

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After all, colors can be transferred to Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel Draw, and many other programs. Besides this,  there are a lot of additional handy features like color blending tools, calibration mode, customing white balance, and highlighting in low lightening conditions. And all this is for free for lucky Android devices holders.


Color Snap

Color SnapColor Snap is the app created by Sherwin-Williams  American company that specialized in general building material and has a specific paint colors store with its online website. This app is made for those who are going to buy color from the store but don’t know what color or pallet to choose.


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In this app, you will find a huge collection of colors with its name on the Digital Color Wall. Take its name and get straight to the shop to get it without wasting a lot of time. If you saw a nice color somewhere in your environment, you may take a photo of the object, and the program will create a palette of 7 colors from the pic. Just tap on a certain color and the app will give you its name and some similar colors.

You can easily share the picked color and pallet with your family if you are choosing to paint color together. And don’t forget to save the chosen pallet. Available for Android and iOS devices.

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Color Capture

Color Capture1Color Capture by Benjamin Moore paints is an additional tool for those who are on their way to the store itself. Have you decided to color walls, wood, or anything else related to the interior and exterior design? You must know this famous paint producer. The app has 3300 paint colors in its base.

Take a photo of the object with colors you like and get information about colors from this base. By having a name and number you go straight to the store to buy it. This app is a great help in identifying colors that have attracted your attention.

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Color Capture`s main features:

  • The custom color combination and explore all of them.
  • Ability o share colors via social media platforms like Facebook.
  • QR code reader.
  • Store location search engine to recognize stores nearby.

The app is available for Android and iOS for free.

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Pixolor2Pixolor is a free app for color identification and pallet making. It has a user-friendly interface and advanced features for those who need such a tool for their professional use.

Many designers found it very helpful as it gives details about each color. Especially it’s important for those who work in Photoshop or Coral Draw. Each color has its number that can be used in different programs. Thus, this app simplifies the working process.

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Main features:

  • Easy to know the color code(RGB);
  • Pixel arrangement;
  • Easy way to share pictures or send to another app;
  • Easy to generate pallet using a screenshot or circular zoomed sections;
  • Can be useful for color blind people or poor eyesight people -simply enlarge a text;

The app is free with advertisements that can be easily removed with a premium subscription for a few dollars. Not available for iOS devices.


Free apps for Android and iOS