Converting Colors

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

FormatColor
HSL0°, 4%, 69%
CIELCh72, 2.265, 19.378
Yxy43.0314, 0.3181, 0.3290
Android (android.graphics.Color)4290031278 (0xFFB4AEAE)
YUV175.7940, -0.8844, 3.6887

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Details

The RGB color 180, 174, 174 is a light color, and the websafe version is hex 999999. A complement of this color would be 174, 180, 180, and the grayscale version is 176, 176, 176.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is 236, 229, 229, and 127, 122, 122 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get 180, 156, 156, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is 180, 192, 192.

Distribution

RGB Color DistributionThe distribution of the RGB values, red, green and blue.RedThe Perecentage of Red in the Color.GreenThe Perecentage of Green in the Color.BlueThe Perecentage of Blue in the Color.RGB
RYB Color DistributionThe distribution of the RYB values, red, yellow and blue.RedThe Perecentage of Red in the Color.YellowThe Perecentage of Yellow in the Color.BlueThe Perecentage of Blue in the Color.RYB
CMYK Color DistributionThe distribution of the CMYK values, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black.CyanThe Perecentage of Cyan in the Color.MagentaThe Perecentage of Magenta in the Color.YellowThe Perecentage of Yellow in the Color.BlackThe Perecentage of Black in the Color.CMYK
CMY Color DistributionThe distribution of the CMY values, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow.CyanThe Perecentage of Cyan in the Color.MagentaThe Perecentage of Magenta in the Color.YellowThe Perecentage of Yellow in the Color.CMY

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the RGB color 180, 174, 174 changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first figure shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second figure -10%.

Brightness GradientThese gradients show how the {format} color {color} changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first figure shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second figure -10%.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.255, 255, 255The Color 255, 255, 255.236, 229, 229The Color 236, 229, 229.208, 201, 201The Color 208, 201, 201.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.Brightness Gradient
Brightness GradientThese gradients show how the {format} color {color} changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first figure shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second figure -10%.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.0, 0, 0The Color 0, 0, 0.12, 4, 4The Color 12, 4, 4.34, 30, 30The Color 34, 30, 30.55, 51, 51The Color 55, 51, 51.78, 73, 73The Color 78, 73, 73.102, 97, 97The Color 102, 97, 97.127, 122, 122The Color 127, 122, 122.153, 147, 147The Color 153, 147, 147.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.Brightness Gradient

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the RGB color 180, 174, 174 by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

Saturation GradientSimilar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the {format} color {color} by changing the saturation by 10% instead.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.180, 12, 12The Color 180, 12, 12.180, 30, 30The Color 180, 30, 30.180, 48, 48The Color 180, 48, 48.180, 66, 66The Color 180, 66, 66.180, 84, 84The Color 180, 84, 84.180, 102, 102The Color 180, 102, 102.180, 120, 120The Color 180, 120, 120.180, 138, 138The Color 180, 138, 138.180, 156, 156The Color 180, 156, 156.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.Saturation Gradient
Saturation GradientSimilar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the {format} color {color} by changing the saturation by 10% instead.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.180, 255, 255The Color 180, 255, 255.180, 246, 246The Color 180, 246, 246.180, 228, 228The Color 180, 228, 228.180, 210, 210The Color 180, 210, 210.180, 192, 192The Color 180, 192, 192.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.Saturation Gradient

Harmonies

Analogous

The analogous color harmony consists of three colors that are next to each other on the color wheel.

AnalogousThe analogous color harmony consists of three colors that are next to each other on the color wheel.179, 174, 176The Color 179, 174, 176.180, 174, 172The Color 180, 174, 172.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.179, 174, 176The Color 179, 174, 176.Analogous

Triad

The triadic color harmony groups three colors that are evenly spaced from another and form a triangle on the color wheel.

TriadThe triadic color harmony groups three colors that are evenly spaced from another and form a triangle on the color wheel.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.173, 176, 179The Color 173, 176, 179.173, 176, 173The Color 173, 176, 173.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.Triad

Complementary

The complementary color scheme is a pair of colors which are on the opposite of each other on the color wheel.

ComplementaryThe complementary color scheme is a pair of colors which are on the opposite of each other on the color wheel.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.174, 180, 180The Color 174, 180, 180.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.Complementary

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.

Split ComplementarySplit-complementary colors differ from the complementary color scheme. The scheme consists of three colors, the original color and two neighbors of the complement color.171, 176, 178The Color 171, 176, 178.171, 177, 174The Color 171, 177, 174.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.171, 176, 178The Color 171, 176, 178.Split Complementary

Square

The square scheme is like the rectangle color scheme, but the four colors are evenly spaced on the color wheel.

SquareThe square scheme is like the rectangle color scheme, but the four colors are evenly spaced on the color wheel.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.175, 175, 179The Color 175, 175, 179.170, 177, 177The Color 170, 177, 177.176, 176, 171The Color 176, 176, 171.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.Square

Rectangle

The rectangle color scheme consists of four colors that form a rectangle on the color wheel.

RectangleThe rectangle color scheme consists of four colors that form a rectangle on the color wheel.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.172, 176, 179The Color 172, 176, 179.170, 177, 177The Color 170, 177, 177.179, 175, 171The Color 179, 175, 171.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.Rectangle

Sweetspot

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

SweetspotThe sweet spot groups the original color and five complimentary colors.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.117, 117, 117The Color 117, 117, 117.245, 245, 245The Color 245, 245, 245.117, 116, 116The Color 117, 116, 116.180, 174, 180The Color 180, 174, 180.235, 232, 232The Color 235, 232, 232.180, 174, 174The Color 180, 174, 174.Sweetspot

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #B4AEAE of the current color.

#B4AEAE

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the RGB color 180, 174, 174 looks on a white background.

The color contrast ratio for these colors is 2.19, 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 RGB color 180, 174, 174 looks on a black background.

The color contrast ratio for these colors is 9.61, 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/.

RGB 180, 174, 174 Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the RGB color 180, 174, 174.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the RGB color 180, 174, 174.


CSS Examples


The CSS property to change the color of the text to RGB 180, 174, 174 is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:rgb(180, 174, 174) }.

This example shows how text in the color rgb(180, 174, 174) looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px rgb(180, 174, 174) }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel rgb(180, 174, 174) 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 RGB 180, 174, 174 is called "border". The border property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .border, #border, table{ border:4px solid rgb(180, 174, 174) }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:rgb(180, 174, 174) } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel rgb(180, 174, 174) colored shadow looks like.

If you want to add a box shadow in that color use .boxshadow{ -moz-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px rgb(180, 174, 174); -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px rgb(180, 174, 174); box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px rgb(180, 174, 174) }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to RGB 180, 174, 174 is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:rgb(180, 174, 174) }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:rgb(180, 174, 174) } can be used.

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



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How-to use Converting Colors

To convert, paste a string in one of these color formats, for example, "B4AEAE", 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°, 3%, 71%" 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°, 3%, 71%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(71.58, 2.14, 0.75)", "CIELCH(72, 2.265, 19.378)", "YXY(43.0314, 0.3181, 0.3290)" and "CMYK(0.00, 0.03, 0.03, 0.29)".