pika VS ControlRoom

Compare pika vs ControlRoom and see what are their differences.


An open-source colour picker app for macOS (by superhighfives)


A macOS app to control the Xcode Simulator. (by twostraws)
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pika ControlRoom
5 3
1,230 5,286
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0.0 5.0
3 months ago 17 days ago
Swift Swift
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of pika. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-05.
  • App LIST!!!
    32 projects | /r/MacOS | 5 Mar 2023
    Pika (Free) Pika (pronounced piยทkuh, like picker) is an easy-to-use, open-source, native colour picker for macOS. Pika makes it easy to quickly find colours onscreen, in the format you need, so you can get on with being a speedy, successful designer.
  • Open Source Web Designer Tools
    2 projects | /r/web_design | 12 May 2022


Posts with mentions or reviews of ControlRoom. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-11.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing pika and ControlRoom you can also consider the following projects:

vorta - Desktop Backup Client for Borg Backup

incubator-kvrocks - Kvrocks is a distributed key value NoSQL database that uses RocksDB as storage engine and is compatible with Redis protocol.

XcodesApp - The easiest way to install and switch between multiple versions of Xcode - with a mouse click.

awesome-swiftui-libraries - :rocket: Awesome SwiftUI Libraries

later - Save all your Mac apps for later with one click ๐Ÿ–ฑ๏ธ

squoosh - Make images smaller using best-in-class codecs, right in the browser.

Squirrel - Enable scrolling in the Xcode Simulator!

SMHS-School-App - A SwiftUI app for viewing the SMHS schedule, designed and built better than the official SMHS app ๐Ÿ™Œ.

nef - ๐Ÿ”Œ an Xcode extension to use nef features easily

Surmagic - ๐Ÿš€ Create XCFramework with ease! Surmagic is a command-line tool to create XCFramework for multiple platforms at one shot! You don't need to waste your time with command-line scripts when you want to create an XCFramework! Surmagic adds an elegant layer between you and the compiler, for your comfort. You can use Surmagic with your current CI/CD pipeline, or as a standalone tool in your toolbox. The better way to deal with XCFrameworks for iOS, iPadOS, Mac Catalyst, tvOS, macOS, and watchOS.