Generate color palettes for free in minutes.

The Adobe Express free custom color palette creator is an easy-to-use tool that generates palettes with color combinations fit for any need.

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How to create a custom color palette.

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1. Explore color palettes.

Select Themes at the top of the editor to discover a curated list of color palettes. Search by color or mood to find a palette that suites your aesthetic.

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2. Customize your palette.

Pick a color palette that stands out to you, then mix and match customization options available to perfect your palette. Save your brand colors to the library for easy access.

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3. Continue editing.

Keep editing or download your design to share across your digital platforms or print and share it with anyone.

Color your world with Adobe Express.

Colors, like music, symbols, or words, are rich with meaning. And when colors are paired together, the meaning can change entirely. As you get started with a design, think about what colors might be important. Are you creating a design for a brand that already has a selected color scheme? Are you creating something seasonal, celebratory, or sophisticated? Once you have a rough idea, open the Color menu to start building your color palette.

Make a custom color palette.

Adobe Express automatically generates color palettes for you based on your design. Edit the palette using the color picker or entering in specific color values. Use the shuffle feature to explore different variations of your color palette in your design. Achieve ultimate color cohesion with the eyedropper tool. Using the eyedropper, select anywhere on your design or background photo to sample the color. Adobe Express will match and add it to your palette.

Search for color palettes by mood, holiday, style, and more.

You can now search for color palettes in the Theme menu. Type in a mood, holiday, style, or aesthetic to get curated color palettes that match your ideal theme.

Use the Brand Kit to save and apply your favorite colors to any project.

Go beyond a color palette and always stay #onbrand with a Brand Kit at your side. Upload your logo, choose color schemes, and favorite fonts, then auto-apply them to any visual project you create in Adobe Express in just a few taps.

Easily generate free, stunning color palettes for your images.

Colors add depth and emotions to your visuals. And in today’s digital landscape where stunning visual contents are essential to optimize marketing efforts, you want to ensure your designs stands out from the rest. Adobe Express color palette maker takes your design game to new heights for free. Easily refine your images, illustrations, or any visual content with a color scheme of your choice with Adobe Express free color palette generator.

No need to spend hours experimenting with different colors. From vibrant and energetic schemes to calming and sophisticated tones, with Adobe Express free color palette generator, there's a color to match every project's unique requirement. Simply use the Color Menu to easily customize captivating color palettes according to your unique preferences. No experience required.

Diverse color schemes, all at your fingertips.

Need the perfect color-combo inspiration for your project? Adobe Express color palette maker has thousands of professionally-made color templates that suit any style or mood you want to convey. Whether you're looking for a vibrant and energetic vibe or a calm and soothing atmosphere, Adobe Express free color palette generator has every pre-made color scheme you need to bring your visuals to life.

Want to extract colors directly from your images? Use the Eyedropper Tool on the Adobe Express color palette maker to extract color from your images. Tweak the hues, saturation, and brightness to find that ideal balance that perfectly complements your designs. Whether you're working on a website, a brand logo, or social media graphics, use Adobe Express free color palette generator to ensure your color combination looks harmonious and leaves a lasting impression on your audience.

Frequently asked questions.

How do I choose a color palette?
While in your Adobe Express workspace, launch the Theme menu to open a wide collection of color palette options. We automatically generate a starting palette for you based on your design, or you can explore preset palettes. Search any keyword to find palettes that match your ideal theme.
Why is a color palette important in design?
Communication is a part of design. Colors and different color combinations communicate certain types of moods, feelings, or messaging. Use this to your advantage by selecting the colors in your design with intention.
What are some tips to generate color palettes?
Using the Color Theme menu, you can generate a color palette in a few different ways. First, use our auto-generated color palette based on your design. You can edit that to fine-tune your palette to your liking. You can also create a color palette entirely from scratch. Search for professionally curated color palettes using our library of options. Generated by Adobe Color, you can get started even quicker with categories like Bold, Pastel, and Retro.
What are the different types of color palettes?
One type of color palette is monochromatic, which means having different shades of the same color. For example, a combination of lavender, purple, and rich plum would be monochromatic. An analogous color palette is where all the colors are next to each other, and they all have the same shade — like a rainbow of pastels. Complementary is a color palette that includes pairs of colors that are on opposite sides of the color wheel, like red and green.
Can I use Adobe Express for free? If so, what’s included?
Yes, we have a free plan available for anyone. Enjoy everything you need to stand out, including dozens of quick action tools, thousands of templates, photo editing and effects, and much more. Explore our plans and pricing for details.