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[Windows] Color Archiver helps you find and save colors in HTML, hex, and more
Posted By Vamien McKalin On October 7, 2012 @ 1:30 AM In Windows | 9 Comments
Color Archiver is an application that acts as your color diary. Web developers and graphic artists will definitely find Color Archiver quite useful for what it is able to bring forward on the table.
Picking, saving, and searching for colors are the main duties of Color Archiver. It is intended to be used by web developers who want a place to save their favorite colors, or to find new colors to work with.
Getting started with Color Archiver is very easy since the application is lite and installs quickly. As a person with experience in webpage design, I found using the program easy to understand and very useful. The feature that many web developer may like is the option to save custom colors within the application, if remembering these colors is a problem.
The support of RGB, HSL, HSV, CMY and CMYK color models are a huge plus, and web developers will be excited about this. Another big feature is the ability to convert between Ascii/Decimal/Hex/Octal, support for saturation, lightness color space, mouse scroll support for all numeric fields, and mouse scroll support for zoom when capturing screen.
The downside of this app is the inability to edit color names when saving. This is a real problem — one that might cause users to go out seeking an alternative to Color Archiver for this very reason alone. Hopefully, in the next update, the developers will take heed to user demands and make it so we can edit color names.
Another drawback is if there comes a day I feel like no longer using Color Archiver, there is no way for me to carry values saved in Color Archiver to another program. Web developers do not take too kindly in not being able to easily move away from one application to the next.
Color Archiver is a tiny utility that does its job very well. However, despite its abilities, the inability to do minor things like editing color names firmly cut Color Archiver from achieving a higher standard.
Version reviewed: 2.3.0
Supported OS: Windows 98 and higher
Download size: 144KB
Virustotal scan results: 0/42 
Is it portable? No
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