COLR file format description

Many people share .colr files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .colr file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .colr files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.colr - Kaleidoscope Color Scheme

The COLR configuration files are related to Kaleidoscope. The COLR file is a Kaleidoscope Color Scheme. Kaleidoscope is a control panel that completely overhauls your classic Mac's user interface. The Kaleidoscope seems to be no longer supported.

Configuration files
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Kaleidoscope Color Scheme related extensions:
WaveThunder Configuration Data
Smart Diary Suite Graph Configuration
Adobe Photoshop Save For Web Tool Settings
Tunnelier Profile
Spike2 Configuration Data
ODBC Driver Configuration

Naturally, other applications may also use the .colr file extension. Even harmful programs can create .colr files. Be especially cautious with .colr files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .colr file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .colr file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

clr, col, cor, olr, solr

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

CYANA DG Cartesian Coordinate File
Trimble Corrected SSF
Aldus PhotoStyler Color Definitions Data
FARSITE Color Data
SequoiaView Color Template
HTML Help Collection

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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