|react-colorful||98.38 kB||MIT||3 Years||18 Aug 2022|
|rc-color-picker||413.42 kB||MIT||7 Years||1 Mar 2018|
|@simonwep/pickr||189.6 kB||MIT||4 Years||14 Sep 2021|
|vanilla-picker||47.39 kB||ISC||5 Years||20 Aug 2023|
|@rc-component/color-picker||1 B||MIT||Less than one year||6 Jul 2023|
|react-color-picker||11.4 kB||MIT||9 Years||9 Aug 2016|
|a-color-picker||372.33 kB||MIT||6 Years||4 Oct 2019|
|simple-color-picker||117.71 kB||MIT||8 Years||27 May 2021|
|color-ranger||5.01 kB||MIT||9 Years||14 Jun 2015|
|vcolorpicker||13.02 kB||MIT||5 Years||11 Feb 2023|
|settings-panel||24.75 kB||MIT||7 Years||2 Dec 2016|
|react-color-palette||8.14 kB||MIT||3 Years||7 Sep 2023|
|vue-color-kit||34.28 kB||MIT||2 Years||22 Jun 2023|
|@zag-js/color-picker||47.47 kB||MIT||Less than one year||14 Sep 2023|
|vue-swatches||79.74 kB||MIT||5 Years||21 Mar 2021|
Color picker libraries are exceptionally useful in a variety of scenarios when building web applications or projects that require color selection functionalities. They are essential in software like digital art projects, design tools, website builders, and any type of software or tool that provides customization options.
In scenarios where you have CSS properties needing dynamic color values, these color picker libraries can be invaluable. You can allow end-users to modify the color parameters to their liking and dynamically reflect those changes in real-time.
package.json files and use them within their project.
Color picker libraries come with a wide variety of functionalities, but here are the most common ones:
Color Space Selection: Most color picker libraries allow users to select colors from different color spaces like RGB (Red Green Blue), HSL (Hue Saturation Lightness), and Hexadecimal codes.
Color Palette: They often include options for users to select colors from predefined color palettes.
Custom Color Selection: They should offer a custom color selection panel where users can choose the exact color they want.
Color Input: Allowing inputs in different formats such as RGB values, Hex codes, etc.
Opacity Control: Some color pickers will include an opacity slider or control to adjust the transparency of the selected color.
Responsive and Mobile friendly: The libraries are typically designed to be responsive and mobile-friendly.
While color picker libraries are extremely useful, there are a few gotchas/pitfalls you should be aware of when incorporating them into your project through npm:
Dependencies: Some color pickers may have external dependencies, which could potentially increase the size of your bundle. Always pay attention to the overall size of the component and its dependencies.
Compatibility Issues: There might be compatibility issues with different browsers or with some frameworks.
Overhead Costs: Some color picker libraries packed with extra features may look tempting but can significantly add to the loading time of your site. It's essential to assess if you need all the additional features or if a simpler, lighter library would suffice.
Documentation and Support: Good libraries will have comprehensive and clear documentation. Lack of such resources may make the library challenging to use and will likely extend development time.
These aspects should be carefully considered based on your project needs for a smoother implementation experience.