IRIX (color scheme editor & color tools) is here!

  • a shiny new UI and a color editor overhaul;
  • the ability to import and export colors from/to different formats;
  • two new tools, one to test the contrast between colors, and one to generate color schemes for data visualization;
  • a light theme for the UI;
  • a new pricing model: the application has a 30-day free trial, no feature restrictions, and after that y̶̶̶o̶̶̶u̶̶̶ ̶̶̶c̶̶̶a̶̶̶n̶̶̶ ̶̶̶b̶̶̶u̶̶̶y̶̶̶ ̶̶̶a̶̶̶ ̶̶̶m̶̶̶o̶̶̶n̶̶̶t̶̶̶h̶̶̶l̶̶̶y̶̶̶ ̶̶̶o̶̶̶r̶̶̶ ̶̶̶a̶̶̶ ̶̶̶y̶̶̶e̶̶̶a̶̶̶r̶̶̶l̶̶̶y̶̶̶ ̶̶̶s̶̶̶u̶̶̶b̶̶̶s̶̶̶c̶̶̶r̶̶̶i̶̶̶p̶̶̶t̶̶̶i̶̶̶o̶̶̶n̶̶̶, starting from version 2.1, you get to use the app and all its updates forever for a one-off fee.

Wait, what is IRIX anyway?

IRIX main interface
  • generate color harmonies, shades, tints, and variations;
  • mix colors in different color spaces;
  • extract colors from images;
  • test colors for accessibility issues (contrast ratio, lightness, color blindness…);
  • create color schemes for infographics, maps, and presentations easily;
  • … And more!

Why would I use it?

What’s new in this release

A new UI

Dark and light themes

A unified color scheme editor

Color editor

Import and export colors from/to several formats

  • text (numeric values, programming languages…);
  • file (Adobe, Procreate, Sketch…); and
  • images (PNGs, SVGs…).
Export color scheme dialog

Contrast test tool

Contrast test tool

Data visualization tool

Data visualization tool

A new pricing model

Go check it out!




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