Color to pattern

"Color to pattern" converts colors to patterns with fruits or lines

I wrote a small android app called “Color to pattern” that converts the colors of an image to patterns.

The image is analyzed and each pixel is assigned to one color: red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple. Each color has one pattern that is overlapped with it, depending on the saturation of the color, the pattern is more visible or less. The color gray will show no patterns.

For example in the “fruit” mode, the red color will have cherries overlapped, and the green color will have pears.

"Fruit" mode

Help screen

"Fruit (B&W)" mode

The lines mode will show lines with different orientation for each color: 12 o'clock (vertical) for red, 1 o'clock for orange, 2 for yellow, 3 o'clock (horizontal) for green, 4 for blue and 5 o'clock for purple (6 o'clock is the same as 12 o'clock: vertical lines, red color).

"Lines" mode

The letters mode shows the initial of the color

"Letters" mode

You can install it in your android smartphone for free:

I don't know if this may be useful for color-blind people so don't hesitate to leave a comment.


Konstantin, 2016/04/20 05:53

Hi. The idea is great, but app is just unusable. It downscales image hardly, so it can't be used. And in new version I just can't share the result — there is no onscreen menu button. (in earlier version it presented, but shared only some html file without image itself).

The camera is not working. The file open from /sdcard/Pictures/ is not working for me too.

Tried on Android 4.4.4 tablet btw

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