How to install desktop colorpicker app on Ubuntu – Best Color Picker Software

Colorpicker is a free and open source desktop application from developer Antoine Olivier for Linux, MacOS and Windows. It looks simple but a powerful color picker application. It is build with Electron framework. Using this you can pick color from anywhere from your pc screen. It comes with pin feature to pin this app in to the foreground for easy use. It also comes with Colorsbook option to store your colors like a color manager. Some other features are opacity for application transparent, focus mode, magic Color and show a random color. It is released under GNU General Public License v3.0 license. Some other similar color picker tool are Pick and Color Picker tool.

Install colorpicker desktop app on Ubuntu:

colorpicker desktop app available as a portable AppImage, snap and deb file format for Ubuntu. In this article we will see one by one.

Install colorpicker via snap:

Open your terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) and run this command to install colorpicker desktop app via snap on Ubuntu.

sudo snap install colorpicker-app

Then enter your Ubuntu password to confirm the installation. After the installation you can open it via below command in terminal.

colorpicker-app

Install colorpicker via AppImage:

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Download colorpicker

Download colorpicker in AppImage file format from the above download link. And save in your Downloads folder. You can change the below commands based on your AppImage file name and download location. Open your terminal and run this command.

cd Downloads

Then

sudo chmod +x ~ Colorpicker_2.0.3.AppImage

Then if needed enter your Ubuntu password. Then run this command to start colorpicker desktop app on Ubuntu

sudo ./Colorpicker_2.0.3.AppImage
./Colorpicker_2.0.3.AppImage

Install colorpicker via deb:

Download colorpicker in .deb file format from the above download link. And save that file in your Downloads folder. Here the file name is “colorpicker_2.0.3_amd64.deb”. You can change the below commands based on your AppImage file name and download location. In terminal

cd Downloads

Then

sudo dpkg -i colorpicker_2.0.3_amd64.deb

Ubuntu password if needed. Then

sudo apt-get install -f

That’s all your are done.

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