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Microsoft .NET 5.0 Desktop Runtime (x64), and Razer Synapse 3 or Razer Chroma SDK
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GameApplication Windows
Elite:Dangerous Application


A tool to make Razer Chroma devices and Chroma-connected devices react to Elite:Dangerous in-game events.

EliteChroma is a tool to make Razer Chroma devices and Chroma-connected devices react to Elite:Dangerous in-game events.

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then perhaps a video will be better still.


  • Runs in the background, accessible through a system tray notification icon.
  • Retrieves device key bindings from the game configuration (currently limited to keyboard devices)
  • Binding key colors are fully customizable
  • Retrieves the current HUD color from the game configuration (currently used only as device background color)
  • Watches for changes in the game journal files and highlights the appropriate keys
  • Performs color animation on certain events:
    • Supercruise/hyperspace jumps
    • Landing gear deployed
    • Cargo scoop deployed
    • Hyperspace jump destination hazard level indicator
    • Star glare on hyperspace jump exit
    • Ship/SRV in danger, under attack or overheating
    • Fuel scooping

Application requirements

How to use

Download and run the MSI installer from the Releases page.

Once installed, just run EliteChroma from the start menu. You may then control the program from the icon in the system tray.


Contributions are welcome! Please read on how to contribute.

If you have any cool key binding color combinations, share them! If it becomes a thing, I may setup a gallery of color bindings for all the world to see.

Changelog (version 1.14.0)

  • Fixed
    • Fix lighting while in taxi
  • Added
    • Add support for Odyssey's on-foot bindings
    • Add hardcoded hotkeys (normal/hi-res screenshot, toggle FPS/HUD/bandwidth display)

You can check the full changelog on the Releases page.



  • Aug 18, 2021 (Elrith) Update to version 1.14.0
  • Jun 18, 2021 (Elrith) Update to version 1.13.0
  • May 24, 2021 (Elrith) Version typo on full description
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  • May 24, 2021 (Elrith) Update to version 1.12.0
  • May 10, 2021 (Elrith) Update to version 1.11.0
  • Jan 10, 2021 (Elrith) Version 1.10.0: Add color editor for keyboard bindings
  • Dec 2, 2020 (Elrith) Update to version 1.9.2
  • Oct 17, 2020 (Elrith) Update to version 1.9.0
  • Jun 23, 2020 (Elrith) Update to version 1.8.0
  • Jun 5, 2020 (Elrith) Update to version 1.7.0
  • Jun 1, 2020 (Elrith) Update to version 1.6.0
  • May 16, 2020 (Elrith) Update to version 1.5.0
  • Apr 5, 2020 (Elrith) Update to version 1.4.0
  • Feb 24, 2020 (Elrith) Update to version 1.3.0
  • Feb 17, 2020 (Elrith) Update to version 1.2.0
  • Jan 30, 2020 (Elrith) Update to version 1.1.1
  • Jan 13, 2020 (Elrith) Update to version 1.1.0
  • Jan 5, 2020 (Elrith) Add link to Frontier Forums thread
  • Dec 29, 2019 (Elrith) Release 1.0.1 (.NET Core 3.1, updated documentation)
  • Sep 28, 2019 (Elrith) Fix link to YouTube
  • Sep 28, 2019 (Elrith) First revision


Frontier Developments, creators of such a wonderful game / Colore .NET library, a powerful and elegant C# library for Razer Chroma's SDK / Heavy inspiration from the EliteAPI .NET library