ColorZilla for Chrome

ColorZilla for Google Chrome is an extension that assists web developers and graphic designers with color related tasks - both basic and advanced.

ColorZilla includes a Color Picker, Eye Dropper, Gradient Generator and many additional advanced color tools.

With ColorZilla you can get a color reading from any point in your browser, quickly adjust this color and paste it into another program. You can analyze the page and inspect a palette of its colors. You can create advanced multi-stop CSS gradients. And there's much more...

ColorZilla is also available as a Firefox add-on.

Chrome permissions

Why does ColorZilla need permission to "access data on all websites"?

This permission is needed by ColorZilla for its basic functionality of picking colors from websites.

ColorZilla DOES NOT collect any of your data or your browsing activity on any websites. Please visit this page for more info.

What's new

ColorZilla v2.0

  • New sampling modes (beyond point sample) - average 3x3, 5x5, 11x11, 25x25 pixels
  • Ability to sample average color of any selected area (can average images, noisy backgrounds etc.)
  • Support for retina displays
  • Allow sampling from local files ("file:" urls)
  • When sampling, move document down so it's not obscured by ColorZilla status panel
  • Fix sampling of pages in zoomed view
  • Additional tweaks and compatibility fixes

ColorZilla 0.5.3

  • Allow color sampling from images loaded in separate tabs
  • Page Analyzer improvements
  • Compatibility tweaks for latest versions of Chrome

ColorZilla 0.5

  • First public release of ColorZilla for Chrome
  • Introduces eyedropper, color picker, history palette, website color analyzer, palette browser and more


Please contact us with comments, suggestions, questions or bug reports.


Some icons by Yusuke Kamiyamane.
Color Picker by Christopher T. Tillman and John Dyer.

Thanks to everyone who suggested new features and reported bugs.

Install ColorZilla 2.0

Online tools

CSS Gradient Generator






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