Counting Plastic Beads

Since I live under a rock, I get to know most of the cool stuff when it is out of fashion. This time my discovery is plastic beads.
I got them at Ikea and I’ve already made everyone else made before me, like Mario shrooms, a couple of PokeMon and PokeBalls, PacMan ghosts and the likes.

But after a while I was wondering how many of them I was using per image and came out with a simple command line tool, using it is simple as writing in you command line

beadscount.exe myimage.png
beadscount.exe "C:\Documents\whatever\myimage.png"

It will output a txt file named myimage.png.txt with a list of colors and how many beads you will need for each color.

You download it here:
beadscount (553)
Or copy the C# source from pastebin here. (compile it under .NET or mono, both will work)

About Andrea Giorgio "Muu?" Cerioli

Italian developer who loves everything in technology, from mechanics to electronics to IT. A guy who actually messed up with his school education and dropped it at 17, pursuing his own interests only.

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