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# Materialette Easily access every color in [Google's material design palette]( from your OS dock.

Made using electron.

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Download the latest build from the releases section. Make sure to choose your operating system appropriately.


  1. Unzip the
  2. Move the file to the /Applications directory

Windows 7.1+

  1. Unzip to a desired location and run the exe

Linux (Some distros)

  1. Unzip to a desired location
  2. open terminal
  3. cd to the unzipped directory
  4. run ./Materialette

Note: There are some known issues with using electron + Tray with Linux.


  • Ubuntu 16.04
    • Requires libappindicator1. Install with sudo apt-get install libappindicator1.
    • Upon opening, a blank button is presented. Clicking it will load Materialette.
  • Fedora 24
    • Requires libappindicator1. Install with sudo dnf install libappindicator1.

If you are able to run the app successfully in a different distro, please update this README!


If you're using nvm, run the command $ nvm use to use the version of Node specified in the .nvmrc.

  • Install dependencies with $ npm install or $ yarn. A yarn.lock is included.
  • Compile SCSS -> CSS $ gulp sass or $ gulp sass:watch
  • Start the application with $ npm start
  • Build the application with $ npm run build