The Choice is Easy

Explore color in ways that make your final decision simple. Downloadable color palettes for Photoshop and AutoCAD let you picture Sherwin-Williams paint colors in graphics, designs and more, so you can choose your favorite colors before you paint.

PDF DOWNLOAD OF COLOR INFO

Download a PDF of our Color Information. Includes Color Name, Color Number, RGB Values.

Palette Downloads For Photoshop

Instructions

*Photoshop 5.5 & higher

Photoshop CS2 & later

Right click link and save file

Order by Color Number

Order by Color Name

Photoshop CS & earlier

Right click link and save file

Order by Color Number

Order by Color Name

Steps to download Photoshop color files

Option 1

  1. Click the link to download the Photoshop file.
  2. When the Save As dialog appears, locate the Color Swatches folder. (You can usually find this folder under the Presets folder, which is at the root of the Photoshop application folder.)
  3. Accept the default name of the file and click the Save button.
  4. Start Photoshop and open the color swatch palette window.
  5. Click the arrow in the upper right hand corner of the swatch window. You should see the new color swatch palette in the drop down list.
  6. Select the new color palette.

Option 2

  1. Click the link to download the Photoshop file.
  2. When Save As dialog appears, save the file to your computer.
  3. Start Photoshop and open the color swatch palette window.
  4. Click the arrow in the upper right hand corner of the swatch window.
  5. Choose load Swatches and select the location where you saved your swatch palette.

JPG Library of Color Swatches

Download a file containing a library of JPG color swatches. Over 1200 colors. Also additionally download our Concepts in Color collection swatches with over 250 hues to find additional colors.

Palette Downloads for Autocad

Instructions

*LT & 2011 versions currently not supported

AutoCAD 2004 & later

Right click link and save file

Order by Color Number

Order by Color Name

COLOR MODELS FOR BIM APPLICATIONS

Visit the ARCAT website for our 3D color and product models that can be downloaded into BIM applications.

Steps to download AutoCAD color files

  1. Click the link to download the .acb AutoCAD Color Book.
  2. When Save As dialog appears, save the file to your computer.
  3. Open AutoCAD (version 2004 and above, LT versions have limited compatibility).
  4. Go to Tools->Options menu. This will bring up the options dialog.
  5. In the options dialog, click the "Files" tab.
  6. Within "Search paths, file names, and file locations", expand the "Color book locations" node.
  7. Press the [Add] button. Then press the [Browse] button.
  8. Browse to the location where you extracted the color books in Step 1.
  9. Press Ok button to dismiss the options dialog.
  10. In AutoCAD, when you bring up the color dialog, go to "Color Books" tab.
  11. You will be able to see the Sherwin-Williams color books in the "Color Book" dropdown.