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Color Matching and you and paintRack

v18 of paintRack went live today. It includes new support for Createx air brush paints, a long lasting request of our users. It also contains two bug fixes: paint sets with multiple of the same paint now record their order properly and Color Tools color matching is way better. Let’s talk about the latter. For a …

paintRack v1.0.14 – User backup is here!

paintRack 1.0.14 is released to the wild. Here are your update notes! New Features: User Data Backup – by popular demand, you can export and import your user data using the Google Drive interface. It should work across devices, too. Find it in your Settings page. A bunch of new set icons – Scott has created many …

paintRack v1.0.13 is released

Hello all! I thought it would be useful to make a detailed blog post about what’s new in paintRack 1.0.13 seeing as it’s a weird mix of this and that. New Features: Notes in Sets – by popular demand, you can now add notes to yourself about a set (perhaps for mixing colors or the …

PAX South here we come!

Jeff and I are heading to San Antonio, TX for PAX on January 29th, so let us know if you going to be there, too. Look for us in our paintRack t-shirts!

paintRack 1.0.5 is out!

Another major feature requested by the fans of paintRack: rapid scan! Now in the unlocked app version you can rapidly import your entire library using the scanner without having to stop and start over and over. Also, we’ve embedded the scanning functionality into the app itself, so no need for a separate app anymore. Keep …

paintRack version 1.0.3 is here – Secret Weapon support!

You asked for it – so we provided. Secret Weapon Washes support and the ability to filter out the manufacturers you don’t want or use in the paintRack app. We’ve also further tweaked the color suggestions algorithm to get rid of some extreme saturation changes in matches. Keep an eye out for more feature requests …

paintRack 1.0.2, hot off the presses!

More improvements based on your feedback! The newest paint manufacturer is Tamiya, now in paintRack. We’ve also added the frequently requested pro feature of Wish List! Now you can track your wish list right in the app. Full update notes: New: – added support for Tamiya paints – new Pro feature: Wish List tracking! Bug …

paintRack v 1.0.1 is out!

We’ve listened to your feedback and have come out with some fixes! By popular demand, Army Painter/Warpaints is now in paintRack. We’re continuing to implement features that are requested by you. Full update notes: New: – added support for Army Painter/Warpaints paints – added a popup to warn you to use the backlight on Citadel …

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Launching paintRack!

paintRack is live! After quite a lot of learning and planning, we are proud to release our app entitled paintRack to the world. If you’re a model or miniature painter and you’ve ever asked yourself if you already had this paint you’re about to use, or wondered what paint you used on that model a …

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Hello, World. Welcome to Courageous Octopus!

Hi there! How are you? We’re doing just fine, thank you. Who are we? We’re just a couple of guys who love games and making software here in Austin, TX. Welcome to our website where we’ll showcase the software we write. Stay tuned for our big release soon! – Scott and Jeff