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Re: Color Contrast Analysis Tools


From: Greg Kraus
Date: Jul 29, 2011 8:18AM

I've developed this tool for designers to use when initially selecting
a color palette. It will show which color combinations meet WCAG 2
Level AA and AAA conformance.


Here is the blog post about it


And here is a custom version I made just for the NC State University
color palette



Greg Kraus
University IT Accessibility Coordinator
Office of Information Technology
North Carolina State University

On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 10:04 AM, Teresa Mills < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> And any tools that test RGB values specifically for testing color contrast for documents rather than web?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeevan Reddy [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
> Sent: Friday, July 29, 2011 2:43 AM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: [WebAIM] Color Contrast Analysis Tools
> Hi Folks,
>    It may be Repeated Topic, your suggestions reduces Significant
> accessible design costs.
> As you know Color contrast is much more important if your content is
> accessible to every one!
> i know there are several tools that analyze color contrast based on WCAG 2.0
> Color contrast algorithem at  the development stage.
> Namely, CCA, Juicy studio color contrast analyser, and so on!. they are
> awesome, but are there any tools or addons or plugins to test color contrast
> at the design stage?  any tools/addons for adobe fireworks and adobe photo
> shop?
> if  there any, are they accessible to Screen Readers?    Also throw some
> light on test procedures to verify color contrast at the design stage!
> --
> Best Regards,
> *Jeevan Reddy,
> Accessibility Consultant,
> Onya Digital Solutions Pvt Ltd,
> Bangalore, India.
> *