Get Nearest Book Color


“Get Nearest Book Color” is a color books utility script using the JSON Action Manager scripting library.

This stand-alone script written in JavaScript lets you interactively get from a Photoshop color book file (.acb) the nearest book color to any given RGB color.

Get Nearest Book Color Dialog (Mac OS X)


This script can be used in Adobe Photoshop CS3 or later. It has been successfully tested in CS4 on Mac OS X, but should be platform agnostic.


This Software is copyright © 2016 by Michel MARIANI.


This Software is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL) v3.



Download the Zip file and unzip it.

Move the script to the Presets/Scripts folder in the default preset location of the Adobe Photoshop application. On next launch, the script will appear in the File>Automate submenu.

Version History

  • 1.1

    • Fixed Solid Color bug in Lab mode conversion for a and b components.
    • Added support for several color difference methods.
    • Added display of number of colors in color book.
  • 1.0

    • Initial release.

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