Pika icon, an eye against a multicoloured background


Pika (pronounced pi┬Ěkuh, like picker) is an easy to use, open-source, native colour picker for macOS. Pika makes it easy to quickly find colours onscreen, in the format you need, so you can get on with being a speedy, successful designer.

Download the latest version of the app at superhighfives.com/pika.

Learn more about the motivations behind the project, and the product vision.

Screenshots of the dark and light Pika interface



  • macOS Catalina (Version 10.15+) and newer


Getting started with contributing

Make sure you have mint installed, and bootstrap the toolchain dependencies:

brew install mint
mint bootstrap

Open Pika.xcodeproj and you should be good to go. If you run into any problems, please detail them in an issue.


Any and all contributions are welcomed. Check for open issues, look through the project roadmap, and submit a PR.

Dependencies and thanks

And a huge thank you to Stormnoid for the incredible 2D vector field visualisation on Shadertoy.