color muse 4+

Variable Technologies LLC

Designed for iPad

    • 4.8 • 825 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Color Match Made Easy®

Connect to your Color Muse, Color Muse SE, or Color Muse 2 color matching tools (sold
separately) for easy, on-the-spot color matching.

Scan the color of a flat surface to match to the closest paints and products. Color Muse 2
identifies a color’s sheen in addition to the closest matching colors.

Color Muse® + PANTONE® Color Subscription - works with Color Muse and Color Muse SE
devices. Color Muse 2 SUPPORT COMING SOON.

Users can access more than 16,500 Pantone colors directly through the Color Muse® app when
they subscribe to a Pantone Color Subscription in the app.


After connecting your Color Muse, Color Muse 2, or Color Muse SE device via Bluetooth, the
Color Muse app simplifies your color selection process for a faster, more confident color
matching experience. No more hassling with cumbersome fan decks, paint chips or color
swatches. Scan colors and find products that match, coordinate, and complement.

With the Color Muse app you can:
• Match scanned colors to thousands of different products within paint, carpet, flooring,
textiles, tile, apparel, wallpaper, accessories, and more
• Access dozens of brands like Behr, Benjamin Moore, Dulux, Valspar, and Sherwin-Williams
in the palm of your hand
• Compare two colors to see the exact difference between them
• View Lab, LCH, RGB, CMYK, and other color data
• Save colors and photos in folders on the app for viewing later
• Share saved colors with others through email, text, and more
• Cross reference colors between brands and materials

What’s New

Version 11.7.20

This release supports connectivity to our new color and sheen matching tool, Color Muse 2.
Measure sheen, confidently match colors with increased accuracy on light and dark colors, and
utilize the new product design that integrates calibration and removes the need for the
calibration cap. Color Muse 2 Pantone® Color Subscription support coming soon.

What’s new:
• Supports new Color Muse 2 tool.
• Improved color match design including a new match rating scale and description, making it
easier to find the right match.
• Simplified side-by-side color comparison with new match rating scale and descriptions.
• Streamlined saved colors workflow.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
825 Ratings

825 Ratings

Guitarbanae ,

App works great...but

There is only the option to compare colors that you have scanned with your color muse device. I have scanned one color and am trying to match it in another brand. I don’t have the option to do that. Please consider modifying the compare color option to include non-scanned colors in the color comparison field.

dh868 ,

Account creation now required to see history

The Sept 2020 app update prevents access to the history of previously scanned colors or comparing colors until an account is created. The previous app version allowed access to both without an account. Removing access to force account creation is annoying behavior for an app that is supporting a piece of hardware that was purchased from the company. The app should be facilitating use of the color muse, not obstructing use and collecting email addresses.

Also, after creating an account, the display of previously scanned colors only shows 4 or 5 on the screen at one time and the hex RGB codes (e.g. #B2A334) are not displayed. The previous app showed 24 colors on the screen with the RGB codes. The new app does allow adding notes to the scanned colors and downloading a spreadsheet with all the color info including the RGB codes, which are nice features. Displaying additional color info with the scans would be a useful improvement.

The 3 star review is for the Sept 2020 app, the Color Muse tool rates 5 stars - it’s small, quick, and reasonably accurate.

Developer Response ,

Hello dh868!

Many of the Color Muse features are unavailable without an account. After creating an account you will gain access to compare, saved folders, and previous scan history! If you have any trouble after creating an account please email

Flight Fan ,

Just needs Apple Watch App

Works phenomenally! Just needs an Apple Watch App which would allow me to log colors on the job site even faster.

App Privacy

The developer, Variable Technologies LLC, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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