Colour - Checker Detection

A Python package implementing various colour checker detection algorithms and related utilities.

It is open source and freely available under the New BSD License terms.


The following colour checker detection algorithms are implemented:

  • Segmentation


Because of their size, the resources dependencies needed to run the various examples and unit tests are not provided within the Pypi package. They are separately available as Git Submodules when cloning the repository.

Primary Dependencies

Colour - Checker Detection requires various dependencies in order to run:


Once the dependencies satisfied, Colour - Checker Detection can be installed from the Python Package Index by issuing this command in a shell:

pip install colour-checker-detection

The tests suite dependencies are installed as follows:

pip install 'colour-checker-detection[tests]'

The documentation building dependencies are installed as follows:

pip install 'colour-checker-detection[docs]'

The overall development dependencies are installed as follows:

pip install 'colour-checker-detection[development]'



Various usage examples are available from the examples directory.


If you would like to contribute to Colour - Checker Detection, please refer to the following Contributing guide for Colour.


The bibliography is available in the repository in BibTeX format.


Colour - Checker Detection by Colour Developers
Copyright © 2018-2019 – Colour Developers –
This software is released under terms of New BSD License: