COLORPICKER File Extension

COLORPICKER file icon
Color Picker Plugin
  • Developer
    Apple
  • Category
  • Popularity
    5 (2 votes)

What is COLORPICKER file?

Full format name of files that use COLORPICKER extension is Color Picker Plugin. Color Picker Plugin specification was created by Apple. COLORPICKER file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS system platform. COLORPICKER file format, along with 139 other file formats, belongs to the Plugin Files category. The most popular program for handling COLORPICKER files is Apple Color Picker, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format.

Programs which support COLORPICKER file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support COLORPICKER files. Files with COLORPICKER suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support COLORPICKER file

How to open file with COLORPICKER extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening COLORPICKER files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with COLORPICKER extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the Apple Color Picker

Problems with opening and working with COLORPICKER files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with COLORPICKER files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Apple Color Picker or different compatible program, such as Mac OS X. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Apple Color Picker installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Apple Color Picker and update if needed

If the problems with opening COLORPICKER files still occur even after installing Apple Color Picker, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Apple Color Picker is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why COLORPICKER files are not compatible with Apple Color Picker. The most recent version of Apple Color Picker is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Color Picker Plugin files with Apple Color Picker

If you have the latest version of Apple Color Picker installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage COLORPICKER on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the COLORPICKER file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Apple Color Picker is installed, check the Always use this app to open COLORPICKER files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the COLORPICKER file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Apple Color Picker and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with COLORPICKER extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the COLORPICKER is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the COLORPICKER file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the COLORPICKER file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the COLORPICKER file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the COLORPICKER file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. COLORPICKER file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with COLORPICKER extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic COLORPICKER file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with COLORPICKER extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Color Picker Plugin file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Apple Color Picker

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with COLORPICKER extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Color Picker Plugin file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with COLORPICKER files affecting older versions of given software.

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