Designing Web Pages one often wants to copy colors from an example.
ckRGB is a very handy tools to do this. The program is a "Color Picker",
it picks colors from the screen and shows the Haxadecimal value of the
Color Value and the "Web Save" value of the color.
The color may be easily adjusted with three controls.
How does it work
Click, after starting of ckRGB, the button "Pick From Screen". The
button will grayed and the title bar changes; It now reads
"Picking Singel Pixel".
(See right picture).
Now move the mouse. As you will see, the color at the place of the
mouse cursor is copied to the color pane at the top left side of the
Now click on a color you like. The selected color is copied to the
panes at the right bottom of the program screen. Left of these
panes are the Hexadecimal RGB values of the selected colors; top
value: the exacte color value, bottom value: the nearest
Now move the controls to adjust the color to the color you want to get.
These controls enable you to adjust the Red, the Green and the Blue
components of the color. The Hexadecimal values of the color
components are at the right side of the controls.
At the left side og the program window, below the color pane are the
screen co÷rdinates of the mouse cursor.
Click the button "Options" to get the Options Window:
Use the window to select the way ckRGB samples the screen color:
Select this item to copy the color of one pixel.
Select this item to copy the average color of a pane of three by
Select this item to copy the average color of a pane of five by
Select this item to copy the average color of a pane of seven by
ckRGB is freely available. When you have questions or suggestions
don't hessitate to send them to by mail
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the program now.
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The program is free. You can try the program without any risc; It can
be easily removed again from your computer ("Start | Configuration
Screen | Software | ckRGB" => Click the button "Remove").
Download the program as follows:
First method (download and install):
This is the simplest way:
Click Download and check "Open".
Click "OK" and the download starts. After downloading the program
will be installed on your computer. Follow the directions in the
Second method (download and save):
Use this method if you want to install Birthday on a second computer or
give the demo to your friends.
Click Download and check "Save As...".
Enter e.g. "c:\Temp" for destination.
Click "OK" and downloading starts. The file
ckrgb100.exe" will now be saved to the directory "c:\Temp".
Installing the program is very simple too. Assuming the downloaded file
has been saved in "c:\Temp" then:
Click "Start | Execute".
Now follow the instructions of the setup program to install ckRGB on your