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Colour 0.3.10

Mansencal, Thomas; Mauderer, Michael; Parsons, Michael; Canavan, Luke; Cooper, Sean; Shaw, Nick; Wheatley, Kevin; Crowson, Katherine

Colour Science for Python

Colour is a Python colour science package implementing a comprehensive number of colour theory transformations and algorithms.

It is open source and freely available under the New BSD License terms:


Colour features a rich dataset and collection of objects, please see the highlights page for more information:


The installation procedure is described in the Installation Guide:


The two main references for Colour usage are the complete sphinx API Reference and the IPython Notebooks with detailed historical and theoretical context and images:

  • API Reference:
  • Jupyter Notebooks:


If you would like to contribute to Colour, please refer to the following Contributing guide:


The changes are viewable on the Releases page:


The bibliography is available on the Bibliography page:

It is also viewable directly from the repository in either BibTeX ( format or reStructuredText (


Colour by Colour Developers - 2013-2017
Copyright © 2013-2017 – Colour Developers –
This software is released under terms of New BSD License:

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