Converting Colors

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Conversions

New: Converting Colors offers a new tool to do mass color conversions.

FormatColor
HSL177°, 12%, 33%
CIELCh38, 8.030, 193.981
Yxy10.2516, 0.2846, 0.3315
Android (android.graphics.Color)4283063901 (0xFF4A5E5D)
YUV87.9060, 2.5113, -12.1956

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Details

The Hex color 4A5E5D is a dark color, and the websafe version is hex 666666. A complement of this color would be 5E4A4B, and the grayscale version is 585858.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is 7B908F, and 1D302F is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get 415E5D, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is 535E5D.

Distribution

29%37%36%Red, Green, Blue29%33%37%Red, Yellow, Blue21%0%1%63%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black71%63%64%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color 4A5E5D changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

4A5E5D6277767B908F95ABAAB0C6C5CBE2E1E8FFFEFFFFFF
4A5E5D3346451D302F081B1A000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color 4A5E5D by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

4A5E5D415E5D375E5C2E5E5C245E5B1B5E5B125E5A085E5A005E59
4A5E5D535E5D5D5E5E665E5E705E5F795E5F825E608C5E60955E619F5E61

Harmonies

Analogous

The analogous color harmony consists of three colors that are next to each other on the color wheel.

Triad

The triadic color harmony groups three colors that are evenly spaced from another and form a triangle on the color wheel.

Complementary

The complementary color scheme is a pair of colors which are on the opposite of each other on the color wheel.

Split Complementary

Split-complementary colors differ from the complementary color scheme. The scheme consists of three colors, the original color and two neighbors of the complement color.

Square

The square scheme is like the rectangle color scheme, but the four colors are evenly spaced on the color wheel.

Rectangle

The rectangle color scheme consists of four colors that form a rectangle on the color wheel.

Sweetspot

The sweet spot groups the original color and five complimentary colors.

4A5E5D737A7A4B5E4A393D3DBDBDBD3D3D3D

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #4A5E5D of the current color.

#4A5E5D

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 4A5E5D looks on a white background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 6.88, which passes the AA level of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 for any text size and the AAA level for large text above 18pt. Details can be found at https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/.

Black Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 4A5E5D looks on a black background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 3.05, which passes the AA level for large text above 18pt. Details can be found at https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/.

Hex 4A5E5D Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color 4A5E5D.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color 4A5E5D.


CSS Examples


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The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex 4A5E5D is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#4A5E5D }.

This example shows how text in the color #4A5E5D looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #4A5E5D }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #4A5E5D colored shadow looks like.

Border

This example shows the color as border, it can be applied via the CSS property "border" or "border-color".

The CSS property to change the border of an element to Hex 4A5E5D is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #4A5E5D }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#4A5E5D } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #4A5E5D colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #4A5E5D; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #4A5E5D; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #4A5E5D }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex 4A5E5D is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#4A5E5D }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#4A5E5D } can be used.

This example shows the color as background, it is applied via the CSS property "background".

To optimize and compress your CSS code, you can use our online CSS compressor and optimizer based on csstidy. If you want to create a linear gradient as background or border, check our CSS Gradient Generator.


How-to use Converting Colors

To convert, paste a string in one of these color formats, for example, "4A5E5D", into the input field and click on convert. The result will be in the section Color Conversions, and the following sections will provide you with further details on the color.

Some color formats use the same notation, and the conversion will guess the composition of the search query. As an example, if you try to convert the string "177°, 21%, 37%" it could be an HSV or HSL color, the conversion will assume HSL in this case.

As this could lead to wrong conversions, you can define which format you are passing by wrapping your color string in brackets with the format in front. The search string "HSV(177°, 21%, 37%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(38.29, -7.79, -1.94)", "CIELCH(38, 8.030, 193.981)", "YXY(10.2516, 0.2846, 0.3315)" and "CMYK(0.21, 0.00, 0.01, 0.63)".