From a designer’s point of view, another useful feature is that it is remarkably simple to copy the Hex code of any given colour on the chart for easy use in Photoshop or your CSS file. You can save a load colour palettes for different projects.

GenoPal Eye Dropper

There is also a Pro version offering additional features such as the ability to drop and drop colours to create small swatches on screen and the ability to automatically import colours from a picture or a screenshot. This hasn’t yet been released for Mac so we couldn’t review it at this time, but we’ll let you know when it becomes available.

Take a look for yourself and decide whether it’s a piece of software which would enhance your design workflow. There’s also an online version so you can get a feel for how the software works.