Converting Colors

Conversions

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

FormatColor
HSL0°, 0%, 47%
CIELCh50, 0.007, 296.813
Yxy18.7317, 0.3127, 0.3290
Android (android.graphics.Color)4286085240 (0xFF787878)
YUV120.0000, 0.0000, 0.0000

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Details

The RGBPercent color 47%, 47%, 47% is a dark color, and the websafe version is hex 666666. A complement of this color would be 47%, 47%, 47%, and the grayscale version is 47%, 47%, 47%.

A 20% lighter version of the original color is 67%, 67%, 67%, and 28%, 28%, 28% is the 20% darker color. If you saturate the color by 10%, you get 47%, 42%, 42%, and if you desaturate by 10%, it is 47%, 52%, 52%.

Distribution

47%47%47%Red, Green, Blue47%47%47%Red, Yellow, Blue0%0%0%53%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black53%53%53%Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Brightness Gradient

These gradients show how the RGBPercent color 47%, 47%, 47% changes by changing the brightness by 10 percent. The first row shows a shift by +10% for each color and the second row -10%.

47%, 47%, 47%57%, 57%, 57%67%, 67%, 67%78%, 78%, 78%89%, 89%, 89%100%, 100%, 100%
47%, 47%, 47%37%, 37%, 37%28%, 28%, 28%19%, 19%, 19%11%, 11%, 11%0%, 0%, 0%0%, 0%, 0%

Saturation Gradient

Similar to the brightness gradients but the following show a change of the RGBPercent color 47%, 47%, 47% by changing the saturation by 10% instead.

47%, 47%, 47%47%, 42%, 42%47%, 38%, 38%47%, 33%, 33%47%, 28%, 28%47%, 24%, 24%47%, 19%, 19%47%, 14%, 14%47%, 9%, 9%47%, 5%, 5%
47%, 47%, 47%47%, 52%, 52%47%, 56%, 56%47%, 61%, 61%47%, 66%, 66%47%, 71%, 71%47%, 75%, 75%47%, 80%, 80%47%, 85%, 85%47%, 89%, 89%

Harmonies

Sweetspot

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

47%, 47%, 47%61%, 61%, 61%31%, 31%, 31%81%, 81%, 81%

SVG Images

A selection of SVG images using the hex version #787878 of the current color.

#787878

Previews

White Background

This preview shows how the RGBPercent color 47%, 47%, 47% looks on a white background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 4.42, which passes the AA level for large text above 18pt. Details can be found at https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/.

Black Background

This preview shows how the RGBPercent color 47%, 47%, 47% looks on a black background. The color contrast ratio for these colors is 4.76, which passes the AA level of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 for any text size and the AAA level for large text above 18pt. Details can be found at https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/.

RGBPercent 47%, 47%, 47% Background

This preview shows how black text looks on a background with the RGBPercent color 47%, 47%, 47%.

This preview shows how white text looks on a background with the RGBPercent color 47%, 47%, 47%.


CSS Examples

The CSS property to change the color of the text to RGBPercent 47%, 47%, 47% is called "color". The color property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .text, #text, p{ color:rgb(47%, 47%, 47%) }.

This example shows how text in the color rgb(47%, 47%, 47%) looks like.

If you want to add a text shadow in that color use .shadow{ text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px rgb(47%, 47%, 47%) }.

Here you see how black text with a 4 pixel rgb(47%, 47%, 47%) 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 RGBPercent 47%, 47%, 47% 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(47%, 47%, 47%) }.

If only the border color should be changed .border{ border-color:rgb(47%, 47%, 47%) } can be used.

Here you see how a box with a 4 pixel rgb(47%, 47%, 47%) 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(47%, 47%, 47%); -webkit-box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px rgb(47%, 47%, 47%); box-shadow:4px 4px 4px 4px rgb(47%, 47%, 47%) }.

Background

The CSS property to change the background color of an element to RGBPercent 47%, 47%, 47% is called "background". The background property can be set on classes, ids or directly on the HTML element .background, #background, body{ background:rgb(47%, 47%, 47%) }.

If only the background color should be changed .background{ background-color:rgb(47%, 47%, 47%) } 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, "787878", 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%, 47%" 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%, 47%)" will give you the correct HSV color as there is no need to guess the format. Other examples would be "CIELAB(50.37, 0.00, -0.01)", "CIELCH(50, 0.007, 296.813)", "YXY(18.7317, 0.3127, 0.3290)" and "CMYK(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 0.53)".

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