Color Wheel Pro - See Color Theory in Action

A software program to create color schemes and preview them on real-world examples.

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Creating Color Schemes

Color Wheel Pro includes all the classic color schemes: monochromatic, analogous, complementary, split complementary, triadic, and tetradic (also called double complementary), and allows you to choose one of the color combinations that proved to be harmonious. Your creativity is not restricted to the traditional color schemes — you can create your own freeform color combinations.


Choosing a color scheme

To choose a color scheme, use the Scheme menu, or the Color Scheme drop-down list above the color wheel:

Choosing a Color Scheme

After selecting a scheme, you can rotate it around the wheel by dragging any of the color handles. According to color theory, color schemes remain harmonious regardless of the rotation angle:

Color Wheel: Color Scheme 1 Color Wheel: Color Scheme 2 Color Wheel: Color Scheme 3


Using freeform color schemes

To create a color scheme of your own, choose Freeform from the Scheme menu or from the Color Scheme drop-down list above the color wheel. To choose colors for your scheme, click and drag any of the color handles. As opposed to the classic color schemes, freeform schemes do not restrict movement of the color handles — you can choose any colors you like.

Color Wheel Pro includes the following Freeform color schemes:

Freeform (2 colors): Allows you to create a color scheme using two colors.

Freeform (3 colors): Allows you to create a color scheme using three colors.

Freeform (4 colors): Allows you to create a color scheme using four colors.

Note: Freeform color schemes are available only in the full version of Color Wheel Pro. See How to Get the Full Version of Color Wheel Pro for more information.


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