Converting Colors

Conversions

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FormatColor
HSL0°, 0%, 61%
CIELCh64, 0.008, 296.813
Yxy33.2452, 0.3127, 0.3290
Android (android.graphics.Color)4288453788 (0xFF9C9C9C)
YUV156.0000, 0.0000, 0.0000

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Details

The Hex color 9C9C9C is a light color, and the websafe version is hex 999999. A complement of this color would be 9C9C9C, and the grayscale version is 9C9C9C.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is D2D2D2, and 696969 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get 9C8C8C, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is 9CACAC.

Distribution

61%61%61%Red, Green, Blue61%61%61%Red, Yellow, Blue0%0%0%39%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black39%39%39%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the Hex color 9C9C9C changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

9C9C9CB7B7B7D2D2D2EFEFEFFFFFFF
9C9C9C8282826969695151513A3A3A2424240F0F0F000000

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the Hex color 9C9C9C by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

9C9C9C9C8C8C9C7D7D9C6D6D9C5E5E9C4E4E9C3E3E9C2F2F9C1F1F9C1010
9C9C9C9CACAC9CBBBB9CCBCB9CDADA9CEAEA9CFAFA9CFFFF

Harmonies

Sweetspot

The sweet spot groups the original color and five complimentary colors.

9C9C9CCCCCCC666666E6E6E6

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #9C9C9C of the current color.

#9C9C9C

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the Hex color 9C9C9C looks on a white background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 2.75, 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 9C9C9C looks on a black background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 7.65, 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 9C9C9C Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the Hex color 9C9C9C.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the Hex color 9C9C9C.


CSS Examples

The CSS property to change the color of the text to Hex 9C9C9C is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:#9C9C9C }.

This example shows how text in the color #9C9C9C looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #9C9C9C }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel #9C9C9C 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 9C9C9C is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid #9C9C9C }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:#9C9C9C } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel #9C9C9C colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #9C9C9C; -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #9C9C9C; box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px #9C9C9C }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to Hex 9C9C9C is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:#9C9C9C }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:#9C9C9C } 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, "9C9C9C", 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 "0°, 0%, 61%" 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(0°, 0%, 61%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(64.36, 0.00, -0.01)", "CIELCH(64, 0.008, 296.813)", "YXY(33.2452, 0.3127, 0.3290)" and "CMYK(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 0.39)".

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