Agave is a very simple application for the GNOME desktop that allows you to generate a variety of colorschemes from a single starting color. It is free software licensed under the open-source GPL License.

Agave

Features

  • Generate 6 different types of color schemes: Complements, Split Complements, Triads, Tetrads, Analogous, and Monochromatic
  • Select a color that’s displayed anywhere on the screen (“dropper” tool)
  • Easily change the lightness or saturation of a colorscheme with a toolbar button
  • Copy the hexstring (e.g. “#336699”) of a color to the clipboard for use in CSS and HTML files
  • Save your favorite colors to a ‘Favorites’ list for easy reference and export your favorites as a Gimp Palette file
  • Navigate back and forward through history of previously selected colors
  • Choose colors from a palette of pre-defined “web-safe” colors (more palettes to come soon)
  • Drag and Drop between Agave and the Gimp, as well as many other programs
  • Generate a random colorscheme if you’re stuck and need some inspiration.

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