Converting Colors

Color Conversions

Get Conversions and Harmonies as JSON or XML.

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Color Details

The HEX color 5F5F5F can be considered as a dark color, the websafe version is hex 666666. A complement of this color would be 5F5F5F and the grayscale version is 5F5F5F.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is 919191 and 313131 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10% you get 5F5656 and if you desaturate by 10% it is 5F6969.


Brightness Gradient

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

5F5F5F787878919191ACACACC7C7C7E3E3E3FFFFFF

5F5F5F4747473131311C1C1C010101000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change for the saturation by 10% instead.

5F5F5F5F56565F4C4C5F43435F39395F30305F26265F1D1D5F13135F0909

5F5F5F5F69695F72725F7C7C5F85855F8F8F5F98985FA2A25FABAB5FB5B5


Color Harmonies

Sweetspot

The sweetspot groups the original color and five complimentary colors.


Color Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version of this color.

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Color Preview

White Background

This preview shows how the HEX color 5F5F5F looks on a white background.

Black Background

This preview shows how the HEX color 5F5F5F looks on a black background.

#5F5F5F Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the HEX color 5F5F5F.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the HEX color 5F5F5F.


Color CSS

The css property to change the color of a text is called "color". The color property can be set on classes,ids or directly on the html element .text, #text, p{ color:#5F5F5F }.

This example shows how text in the color #5F5F5F looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #5F5F5F }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #5F5F5F 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 a element is called "border". The border property can be set on classes,ids or directly on the html element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #5F5F5F }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#5F5F5F } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #5F5F5F colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #5F5F5F; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #5F5F5F; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #5F5F5F }.


Background

The css property to change the background color of a element is called "background". The background property can be set on classes,ids or directly on the html element .background, #background, body{ background:#5F5F5F }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#5F5F5F } can be used.

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


About Converting Colors

Converting Colors allows you to convert between 10 different color formats (hex, rgb, cmy, cmyk, hsv, hsl, cielab, cielch, xyz, yxy).

To convert paste a string in one of these color formats, for example "5F5F5F", into the input field and click on "Convert". The result will be shown in the section "Color Conversions", the following sections will provide you with further details on the color.

Some color formats use the same notation and the conversion will guess your format. As example if you try to convert the string "0°, 0%, 37%" it could be a 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(0°, 0%, 37%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(40, 0.003, -0.005)", "CIELCH(40, 0.006, 296.813)", "YXY(11.4435, 0.3127, 0.3290)" and "CMYK(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 0.63)".