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# Manufacturer/Author: MicroTask Computer Services

# Tested Operating System(s): Windows XP x86, Windows 7 x64

# TSSI Review & Manual

Now, I introduce to you a FREE software that can get various color codes at anywhere on your screen by mouse, such as RGB, HTML, Delphi, VB, VC++, Assembly color codes.

It is ColorSPY, the latest version is 2.0b, I like this CASE tool very much, if you are a programmer or designer, I think you will like it also.

Install & Run

It is portable software, just double-click it to run, no installation need.

Get Various Color Codes

After ran it, just move your mouse to anywhere on the screen to obtain the color code like this:
ColorSPY 1

Change Color Format

You can use it to get RGB, HTML, Delphi, VB, VC++, Assembly color codes directly, just right-click on its main interface, and choose the format as you need like this:
ColorSPY 2

Get Other Color Codes by a Known HTML or RGB Color Code

It provides you with the Color Mixer (right-click its main interface and click Color Mixer menu item), maybe the author want you use it to make various colors by adjusting the RGB values, but I usually use it to get other color codes by a known HTML or RGB color code, just input a HTML color code (beginning with #) or adjust RGB values like this:
ColorSPY 3


It running in the system tray area, to hide/show it, just click the following tray icon:
ColorSPY 4


I think has two:
  • Screen Capture feature cannot work, more serious is: it will let you get an ugly mouse pointer, and can not be restored except rebooting your computer.
  • Can not copy current color code that you got, you need to input it into your program code or other software interfaces manually.
Nevertheless, I think it is still very useful for programmers and designers.