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ColorSelector 5.1

ColorSelector is a software for judging the legibility of background and text colors.
With the addition of the Chinese and Korean versions, the software will serve in many countries around the world.

You can perform checks easily, even if you do not know the RGB values of colors

You can select any color on the display by simply using the "Dropper" function. You can also enter the RGB values of a color and judge its legibility. These functions are useful for checking the coloration of proposals and presentations as well as websites.

The judgment is displayed

ColorSelector examines the specified combination of background and text colors, judges them as "Regular", "Cataract", "Protanopia", "Deuteranopia" or "Tritanopia" and displays the judgment.

It has a color palette that allows you to determine legible colors at a glance

Difficult color schemes are marked with "x" on the color palette, so it is easy to select legible colors.

In Fujitsu, we use ColorSelector in designing the screens for various products

Fujitsu uses ColorSelector for designing a variety of products. For example, we used it in building a high accessibility interface for a mobile phone screen.

Development History of ColorSelector

  • January 18, 2008, Version 5.11, Added support for Windows Vista.
  • June 22, 2007, Version 5.02, Added support for Java™ version 6.
  • November 29, 2006, Version 5.01, Released English, Chinese, and Korean version.
  • May 18, 2006, Version 5.0, Added a "Dropper" function. (about Japanese Version)
  • December 8, 2004, Version 4.01, Added support for English menus.
  • June 28, 2004, Version 4.0, Improved the user interface in response to the needs of Web designers. (about Japanese Version)
  • February 18, 2004, Version 3.0, Released as a tool independent from WebInspector. (about Japanese Version)
  • July 20, 2003, Version 2.0, Started distribution as a part of WebInspector. (about Japanese Version)