Converting Colors

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FormatColor
HSL170°, 29%, 64%
CIELCh73, 19.547, 183.319
Yxy44.8414, 0.2777, 0.3418
Android (android.graphics.Color)4287086004 (0xFF87BDB4)
YUV171.8280, 4.0288, -32.2982

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Details

The Hex color 87BDB4 is a light color, and the websafe version is hex 99CCCC. A complement of this color would be BD8790, and the grayscale version is ACACAC.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is BEF5EC, and 53887F is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get 74BDB1, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is 9ABDB7.

Distribution

53%74%71%Red, Green, Blue53%64%74%Red, Yellow, Blue29%0%5%26%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black47%26%29%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color 87BDB4 changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

87BDB4A2D9D0BEF5ECDAFFFFF7FFFFFFFFFF
87BDB46DA29953887F3A6E6620554E023E3800282200120C000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color 87BDB4 by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

87BDB474BDB161BDAE4EBDAB3BBDA728BDA416BDA103BD9E00BD9D
87BDB49ABDB7ADBDBAC0BDBDD3BDC1E6BDC4F8BDC7FFBDCAFFBDCDFFBDD0

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.

87BDB4DFF5F190BD876D7A78FAFAFA7A7A7A

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #87BDB4 of the current color.

#87BDB4

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 87BDB4 looks on a white background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 2.11, which fails to comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. Details can be found at https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/.

Black Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 87BDB4 looks on a black background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 9.97, 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/.

Hex 87BDB4 Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color 87BDB4.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color 87BDB4.


CSS Examples


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The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex 87BDB4 is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#87BDB4 }.

This example shows how text in the color #87BDB4 looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #87BDB4 }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #87BDB4 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 87BDB4 is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #87BDB4 }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#87BDB4 } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #87BDB4 colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #87BDB4; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #87BDB4; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #87BDB4 }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex 87BDB4 is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#87BDB4 }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#87BDB4 } 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, "87BDB4", 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 "170°, 29%, 74%" 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(170°, 29%, 74%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(72.79, -19.51, -1.13)", "CIELCH(73, 19.547, 183.319)", "YXY(44.8414, 0.2777, 0.3418)" and "CMYK(0.29, 0.00, 0.05, 0.26)".