PaletteWB (palette work bench) is a color palette editor. PaletteWB allows for generating, converting, and editing color palettes (computer graphics) as used by different graphic applications (see “Convert and Export”). It is a graphical MS Windows application and comes with a database of about 700 free color palettes.
Convert your palettes between:
- GIMP palette (*.gpl);
- Adobe Photoshop palette (*.aco);
- Fractint palette (*.map);
- Microsoft palette (*.pal);
- A hexadecimal color list (*.hextxt).
Export your palettes as:
- Images, with user-defined rendering;
- Text, with plenty different formats and user-defined presets;
- Color cycling animations.
Colorize your images:
- Apply palettes to indexed images;
- Convert RGB-images to 8bit indexed images;
- Convert RGB-images to 32bit indexed images;
- Convert RGB-images to floating point images;
- Browse through a database of almost 700 palettes;
- Apply a palette to a images in batch.
- Palette Generation via interpolation;
- Cosinus-based palette generation.
- Generate Julia fractals;
- Generate Mandelbrot fractals;
- Generate Noise images.
Apply filters and resorting methods
- Brightness / Contrast;
- Hue / Saturation / Value;
- Blur palettes;
- Tint palettes and tint them using a gradient;
- Sort a palette's colors;
- Apply repetition patterns;
- Invert or shift the order of entries.
The full version of PaletteWB costs 14.99 US$.
You can obtain a licensed copy of PaletteWB via PayPal. A window will open within which you can process your payment and download a
licensed version afterwards. The current release (2.0.0) contains the full-featured, unlimited executable. We give a strong advice to save the file to a known folder.
Es erfolgt kein Ausweis der Umsatzsteuer aufgrund der Anwendung der Kleinunternehmerregelung gem. § 19 UStG.
What Will You Get?
PaletteWB distribution includes:
- PaletteWB: a MS Windows application for importing, exporting, manipulating, and testing color palettes;
- PaletteConverter: a command line utility for converting palettes;
- The complete user documentation (see “Documentation”);
- Almost 700 free palettes to use for your purpose, see also Free Color Palettes.
The trial version (v2.0.0) for Windows may be used for evaluation only and is reduced in functionality as listed in the following:
- Batch processing is disabled. As soon as you try to convert palettes in batch, you'll be prompted that this version is not capable to do this.
- Generated images may be only up to 640×400 pixels in size.
- Images and .gif-Animations are limited to a size of 320×200 pixels when being saved.
- Includes only 174 of the almost 700 palettes.
- It is not allowed to use it for commercial purposes.
The following documentation on PaletteWB is available:
The following documentation on PaletteConverter is available:
If wished, you may as well revisit the ChangeLog the lists the changes between versions.
You may find some further pages and articles regarding color palettes in my blog:
In the following, you may find some information regarding the legal issues of these pages:
- The software is provided “AS IS”. It did not hurt us, yet, and even worked as expected and there are even tests which prove it. Though we cannot guarantee it will work as you expect.
- We collect only the first two bytes of the IP-address. This means that we only know which country you live in. That's fair for the European privacy rules. For me as well.
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- Everything was done by me, besides the included palettes, see Free Color Palettes. There are no links to external pages despite paypal.
- Responsible for this page is: Daniel Krajzewicz, Jochen-Nüßler-Straße 5, 12359 Berlin, USt-IdNr.: DE281155133.
- Copyright (c) 2009–2022, Daniel Krajzewicz. Last modified on: November 09 2022 21:53:57.
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