#174cb4 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #174cb4 is composed of 9% red, 29.8% green and 70.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 87.2% cyan, 57.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 29.4% black. It has a hue angle of 219.7 degrees, a saturation of 77.3% and a lightness of 39.8%. #174cb4 color hex could be obtained by blending #2e98ff with #000069. Closest websafe color is: #0033cc.

    • R 9
    • G 30
    • B 71
    RGB color chart
    • C 87
    • M 58
    • Y 0
    • K 29
    CMYK color chart

#174cb4 color description : Strong blue.

#174cb4 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #174cb4 has RGB values of R:23, G:76, B:180 and CMYK values of C:0.87, M:0.58, Y:0, K:0.29. Its decimal value is 1526964.

Hex triplet 174cb4 #174cb4
RGB Decimal 23, 76, 180 rgb(23,76,180)
RGB Percent 9, 29.8, 70.6 rgb(9%,29.8%,70.6%)
CMYK 87, 58, 0, 29
HSL 219.7°, 77.3, 39.8 hsl(219.7,77.3%,39.8%)
HSV (or HSB) 219.7°, 87.2, 70.6
Web Safe 0033cc #0033cc
CIE-LAB 35.292, 23.854, -59.716
XYZ 11.174, 8.645, 44.257
xyY 0.174, 0.135, 8.645
CIE-LCH 35.292, 64.304, 291.775
CIE-LUV 35.292, -15.824, -84.409
Hunter-Lab 29.403, 16.381, -68.661
Binary 00010111, 01001100, 10110100

Color Schemes with #174cb4

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Alternatives to #174cb4

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#174cb4 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #174cb4

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CSS codes
.text {color:#174cb4;}
.background {background-color:#174cb4;}
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Shades and Tints of #174cb4

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #010306 is the darkest color, while #f4f7fe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #174cb4

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #656566 is the less saturated color, while #0747c4 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #174cb4 is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #484848 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #3e495e Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #0059ae Protanopia 1% of men
  • #005e98 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00656a Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #0854b0 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #0857a2 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #085b85 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population