Converting Colors

Conversions

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FormatColor
HSL190°, 7%, 35%
CIELCh38, 4.223, 215.926
Yxy10.2563, 0.2946, 0.3239
Android (android.graphics.Color)4283587678 (0xFF525C5E)
YUV89.2380, 2.3477, -6.3477

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Details

The Hex color 525C5E is a dark color, and the websafe version is hex 666666. A complement of this color would be 5E5452, and the grayscale version is 595959.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is 838E90, and 252E30 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get 495A5E, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is 5B5E5E.

Distribution

32%36%37%Red, Green, Blue32%34%37%Red, Yellow, Blue13%2%0%63%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black68%64%63%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color 525C5E changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

525C5E6A7577838E909EA9ABB9C4C6D4E0E2F1FCFFFFFFFF
525C5E3B4546252E30111A1B000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color 525C5E by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

525C5E495A5E3F595E36575E2C565E23545E1A535E10515E074F5E004E5E
525C5E5B5E5E655F5E6E615E78625E81645E8A655E94675E9D695EA76A5E

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.

525C5E767A7A525E543A3D3DBDBDBD3D3D3D

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #525C5E of the current color.

#525C5E

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 525C5E 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 525C5E 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 525C5E Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color 525C5E.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color 525C5E.


CSS Examples

The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex 525C5E is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#525C5E }.

This example shows how text in the color #525C5E looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #525C5E }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #525C5E 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 525C5E is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #525C5E }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#525C5E } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #525C5E colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #525C5E; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #525C5E; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #525C5E }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex 525C5E is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#525C5E }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#525C5E } 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.


About Converting Colors

Converting Colors allows you to convert between 15 different color formats (hex, rgb, rgb percent, cmy, cmyk, hsv, hsl, cielab, cielch, xyz, yxy, ryb, android, decimal, yuv).

To convert, paste a string in one of these color formats, for example, "525C5E", 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 "190°, 13%, 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(190°, 13%, 37%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(38.30, -3.42, -2.48)", "CIELCH(38, 4.223, 215.926)", "YXY(10.2563, 0.2946, 0.3239)" and "CMYK(0.13, 0.02, 0.00, 0.63)".

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