Override automatic ambience colour selection [released]

asked 2014-01-08 09:01:33 +0300

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updated 2015-01-21 20:28:54 +0300

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Strange but I didn't find any posts where this has been explicitly requested yet.

I know one of 'the things' for ambience is that it picks its colour from the picture selected. But still, why not let the user pick a favourite colour? This post discusses on selecting the colour by tweaking config by hand, but why not make it easy enough - an alternative for automatic selection?

Background: This post explains colour selection a bit. At least for me the algorithm has failed several times resulting in totally unaesthetic and ugly ambience colours. Maybe, fiddling with colour channels could help but it'd be not a real solution in the large scale - to photoshop every few pictures to get the desired result.

EDIT 21-01-15: Announced as an upcoming feature here

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The question has been closed for the following reason "released in a software update" by ssahla
close date 2015-05-28 23:00:07.577894



I agree. I think the best thing would be that the OS suggests a colour (or a few colours) based on the image and then, if you want, you can choose "other" and pick the colour yourself.

ssahla ( 2014-01-08 10:20:02 +0300 )edit

Also agree. I usually end up having a completely black background on my phones, so I would like to pick myself what kind of color I want to go with that :)

Ozymandias ( 2014-01-08 10:41:07 +0300 )edit

I also find it that sometimes the automatic ambience color picker does not give the color that could suit the ambience best, so along with automatic color picker, a manual option would be great too.

TimTTK ( 2014-02-06 17:48:49 +0300 )edit

I agree with ssahla! Would love to see this feature :)

evergreenoflife ( 2014-02-19 19:19:18 +0300 )edit

Agreed. This, paired with this would absolutely be appreciated.

joakknut ( 2014-06-25 10:37:19 +0300 )edit