Adobe Kuler

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Adobe Kuler is a web-hosted application for generating color themes that can inspire any project. No matter what you're creating, with Kuler you can experiment quickly with color variations and browse thousands of themes from the Kuler community. Kuler requires Adobe Flash Player version 10.0.12 or higher. Desktop versions using the Adobe AIR runtime are also available.

After downloading Switchboard from Adobe Labs, users using the desktop version of Kuler can export a color scheme straight into Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, and Fireworks.

Features

  • Explore color themes created by people in the Kuler community
  • Search themes by tag keywords, creator, or theme title
  • Explore color themes by the most popular, highest rated, or newest
  • Download any color theme as an Adobe Swatch Exchange File for use in your Adobe Creative Suite components
  • Kuler revolves around a five color theme; one base color and 4 related colors
  • Kuler provides six color harmony rules plus a custom feature
  • Every color rule provides a unique way of creating color themes
  • Create a color theme from a photograph
  • You can create your own color theme or edit another user’s color theme
  • You can save your edited color theme or publish it for all to see and use

Lynda Training

Kuler Essential Training

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Resources

Adobe Kuler Video Tutorial
Kuler on AdobeTV
Download Adobe AIR