Converting Colors

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Conversions

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

FormatColor
HSL342°, 6%, 35%
CIELCh36, 4.703, 356.853
Yxy9.1856, 0.3252, 0.3216
Android (android.graphics.Color)4284306262 (0xFF5D5356)
YUV86.3320, -0.1637, 5.8478

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Details

The Hex color 5D5356 is a dark color, and the websafe version is hex 666666. A complement of this color would be 535D5A, and the grayscale version is 565656.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is 8F8488, and 2F2629 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get 5D4A4F, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is 5D5C5D.

Distribution

36%33%34%Red, Green, Blue36%33%34%Red, Yellow, Blue0%11%8%64%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black64%67%66%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color 5D5356 changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

5D5356766B6E8F8488AA9FA2C5B9BDE1D5D9FEF2F5FFFFFF
5D5356453C3F2F26291B1215000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color 5D5356 by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

5D53565D4A4F5D40495D37425D2E3C5D25355D1B2F5D12285D09225D001C
5D53565D5C5D5D66635D6F6A5D78705D82775D8B7D5D94845D9D8A5DA791

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.

5D53567874755A535D3D3B3BBDBDBD3D3D3D

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #5D5356 of the current color.

#5D5356

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 5D5356 looks on a white background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 7.40, which passes the AAA level of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 for all text sizes. Details can be found at https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/.

Black Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 5D5356 looks on a black background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 2.84, which fails to comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. Details can be found at https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/.

Hex 5D5356 Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color 5D5356.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color 5D5356.


CSS Examples


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The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex 5D5356 is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#5D5356 }.

This example shows how text in the color #5D5356 looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #5D5356 }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #5D5356 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 5D5356 is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #5D5356 }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#5D5356 } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #5D5356 colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #5D5356; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #5D5356; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #5D5356 }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex 5D5356 is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#5D5356 }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#5D5356 } 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, "5D5356", 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 "342°, 11%, 36%" 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(342°, 11%, 36%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(36.34, 4.70, -0.26)", "CIELCH(36, 4.703, 356.853)", "YXY(9.1856, 0.3252, 0.3216)" and "CMYK(0.00, 0.11, 0.08, 0.64)".