colorname tries to assign a name to a color using external color definitions and a little math.
For this it calculates the euclidean distance between the currently selected color and all predefined colors, either in the YIQ, RGB or HSV color space.
Should you stumble over any bugs please report them.
colorname's source is available at Github. It is licensed under the GPLv2.
On unix-like operating systems you can install it with
sudo ./setup.py install and then run it by calling
colorname has been tested with
A screenshot colorname 0.3. The color in question is color of this wiki's text (#323D44).
colorname.txt · Last modified: 2010/07/06 20:20 by foosel