Digital Color Meter

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Digital Color Meter
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DigitalColor Meter 5.1 running on OS X Yosemite
DigitalColor Meter 5.1 running on OS X Yosemite
Developer(s) Apple Inc.
Stable release
5.11 / July 31, 2016; 2 years ago (2016-07-31)[1]
Operating system macOS
Type Utility
License Proprietary

Digital Color Meter is a utility for measuring and displaying the color values of pixels displayed on the screen of a Macintosh computer.

The utility presents a "window" onto the screen which includes a cursor which by default is 1 × 1 pixel in size. The color displayed in that pixel is shown as a color value which may be represented as decimal or hexadecimal RGB triplets, CIE 1931, CIE 1976 or CIELAB triplets or a Tristimulus triplet.

The displayed color could be copied either as a solid color or as the color value which represents it, to be used in other applications (for instance an RGB triplet may be used in a color specification to be used on a World Wide Web page).


  1. ^ "OS X 10.10 Yosemite release date". Retrieved 16 November 2014.