Converting Colors

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FormatColor
HSL196°, 45%, 82%
CIELCh86, 11.563, 228.930
Yxy67.1950, 0.2853, 0.3163
Android (android.graphics.Color)4290632678 (0xFFBDDBE6)
YUV211.2840, 9.2270, -19.5431

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Details

The RGB color 189, 219, 230 is a light color, and the websafe version is hex 99CCCC. A complement of this color would be 230, 200, 189, and the grayscale version is 211, 211, 211.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is 246, 255, 255, and 135, 164, 175 is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get 166, 213, 230, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is 212, 225, 230.

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 189, 219, 230 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%.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.255, 255, 255The Color 255, 255, 255.246, 255, 255The Color 246, 255, 255.217, 248, 255The Color 217, 248, 255.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.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%.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.0, 0, 3The Color 0, 0, 3.0, 22, 30The Color 0, 22, 30.14, 43, 51The Color 14, 43, 51.37, 65, 74The Color 37, 65, 74.60, 88, 97The Color 60, 88, 97.84, 112, 122The Color 84, 112, 122.109, 138, 148The Color 109, 138, 148.135, 164, 175The Color 135, 164, 175.162, 191, 202The Color 162, 191, 202.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.Brightness Gradient

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the RGB color 189, 219, 230 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.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.0, 168, 230The Color 0, 168, 230.5, 170, 230The Color 5, 170, 230.28, 176, 230The Color 28, 176, 230.51, 182, 230The Color 51, 182, 230.74, 188, 230The Color 74, 188, 230.97, 194, 230The Color 97, 194, 230.120, 200, 230The Color 120, 200, 230.143, 207, 230The Color 143, 207, 230.166, 213, 230The Color 166, 213, 230.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.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.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.255, 255, 230The Color 255, 255, 230.255, 250, 230The Color 255, 250, 230.255, 244, 230The Color 255, 244, 230.255, 238, 230The Color 255, 238, 230.235, 231, 230The Color 235, 231, 230.212, 225, 230The Color 212, 225, 230.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.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.187, 220, 221The Color 187, 220, 221.198, 216, 235The Color 198, 216, 235.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.187, 220, 221The Color 187, 220, 221.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.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.216, 215, 193The Color 216, 215, 193.234, 207, 218The Color 234, 207, 218.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.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.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.230, 200, 189The Color 230, 200, 189.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.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.227, 212, 193The Color 227, 212, 193.238, 207, 207The Color 238, 207, 207.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.227, 212, 193The Color 227, 212, 193.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.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.203, 218, 199The Color 203, 218, 199.235, 209, 198The Color 235, 209, 198.224, 209, 228The Color 224, 209, 228.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.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.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.220, 214, 192The Color 220, 214, 192.235, 209, 198The Color 235, 209, 198.207, 214, 235The Color 207, 214, 235.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.Rectangle

Sweetspot

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

SweetspotThe sweet spot groups the original color and five complimentary colors.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.128, 128, 128The Color 128, 128, 128.0, 0, 0The Color 0, 0, 0.120, 125, 128The Color 120, 125, 128.189, 230, 200The Color 189, 230, 200.242, 252, 255The Color 242, 252, 255.189, 219, 230The Color 189, 219, 230.Sweetspot

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #BDDBE6 of the current color.

#BDDBE6

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the RGB color 189, 219, 230 looks on a white background.

The color contrast ratio for these colors is 1.45, 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 189, 219, 230 looks on a black background.

The color contrast ratio for these colors is 14.44, 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 189, 219, 230 Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the RGB color 189, 219, 230.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the RGB color 189, 219, 230.


CSS Examples


The CSS property to change the color of the text to RGB 189, 219, 230 is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:rgb(189, 219, 230) }.

This example shows how text in the color rgb(189, 219, 230) looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px rgb(189, 219, 230) }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel rgb(189, 219, 230) 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 189, 219, 230 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(189, 219, 230) }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:rgb(189, 219, 230) } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel rgb(189, 219, 230) 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(189, 219, 230); -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px rgb(189, 219, 230); box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px rgb(189, 219, 230) }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to RGB 189, 219, 230 is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:rgb(189, 219, 230) }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:rgb(189, 219, 230) } 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, "BDDBE6", 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 "196°, 18%, 90%" 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(196°, 18%, 90%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(85.60, -7.60, -8.72)", "CIELCH(86, 11.563, 228.930)", "YXY(67.1950, 0.2853, 0.3163)" and "CMYK(0.18, 0.05, 0.00, 0.10)".