The table below lists all of the colour palette forms that Cyotek Palette Editor can support. Not all formats can be both read and written by this application.

Adobe Photoshop Color Swatch 1acoYesYes
DeluxePaint Image 2bbm, lbmYesNo
Microsoft RIFF 3palYesYes

Not all palette formats are equal. Some formats may support swatch names while older formats may not. Some formats support a greater color precision than other formats. If you convert a palette from one format to another, or save a palette with features not supported by the format you are saving as, some information may be lost.


  1. HSB and Lab spaces are not currently supported
  2. 8bit color images only
  3. Extended palettes are not currently supported
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