Converting Colors

Conversions

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Details

The Hex color 6495ED is a light color, and the websafe version is hex 6699FF, and the color name is cornflowerblue. A complement of this color would be EDBC64, and the grayscale version is 909090.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is A0CBFF, and 1C63B5 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get 4C86ED, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is 7CA4ED.

Distribution

39%58%93%Red, Green, Blue39%53%93%Red, Yellow, Blue58%37%0%7%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black61%42%7%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color 6495ED changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

6495ED82AFFFA0CBFFBDE7FFDBFFFFF9FFFFFFFFFF
6495ED447BD01C63B5004B9900357F00216500094D00053500021F000002

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color 6495ED by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

6495ED4C86ED3577ED1D67ED0558ED0055ED
6495ED7CA4ED93B3EDABC3EDC3D2EDDAE1EDF2F0EDFFFFED

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.

6495EDD4E3FF64EDBB666F80000000808080

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #6495ED of the current color.

#6495ED

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 6495ED looks on a white background.

Black Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 6495ED looks on a black background.

Hex 6495ED Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color 6495ED.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color 6495ED.


CSS Examples

The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex 6495ED is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#6495ED }.

This example shows how text in the color #6495ED looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #6495ED }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #6495ED 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 6495ED is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #6495ED }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#6495ED } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #6495ED colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #6495ED; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #6495ED; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #6495ED }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex 6495ED is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#6495ED }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#6495ED } can be used.

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

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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, "6495ED", 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 "219°, 58%, 93%" 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(219°, 58%, 93%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(61.93, 9.34, -49.31)", "CIELCH(62, 50.183, 280.729)", "YXY(30.3186, 0.2144, 0.2078)" and "CMYK(0.58, 0.37, 0.00, 0.07)".

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