#242ac5 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #242ac5 is composed of 14.1% red, 16.5% green and 77.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 81.7% cyan, 78.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 22.7% black. It has a hue angle of 237.8 degrees, a saturation of 69.1% and a lightness of 45.7%. #242ac5 color hex could be obtained by blending #4854ff with #00008b. Closest websafe color is: #3333cc.

    • R 14
    • G 16
    • B 77
    RGB color chart
    • C 82
    • M 79
    • Y 0
    • K 23
    CMYK color chart

#242ac5 color description : Strong blue.

#242ac5 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #242ac5 has RGB values of R:36, G:42, B:197 and CMYK values of C:0.82, M:0.79, Y:0, K:0.23. Its decimal value is 2370245.

Hex triplet 242ac5 #242ac5
RGB Decimal 36, 42, 197 rgb(36,42,197)
RGB Percent 14.1, 16.5, 77.3 rgb(14.1%,16.5%,77.3%)
CMYK 82, 79, 0, 23
HSL 237.8°, 69.1, 45.7 hsl(237.8,69.1%,45.7%)
HSV (or HSB) 237.8°, 81.7, 77.3
Web Safe 3333cc #3333cc
CIE-LAB 29.567, 51.83, -79.135
XYZ 11.632, 6.061, 53.377
xyY 0.164, 0.085, 6.061
CIE-LCH 29.567, 94.598, 303.223
CIE-LUV 29.567, -7.965, -100.191
Hunter-Lab 24.62, 41.246, -111.31
Binary 00100100, 00101010, 11000101

Color Schemes with #242ac5

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Alternatives to #242ac5

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#242ac5 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #242ac5

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CSS codes
.text {color:#242ac5;}
.background {background-color:#242ac5;}
.border {border:1px solid #242ac5;}

Shades and Tints of #242ac5

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, #03030f is the darkest color, while #fdfdff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #242ac5

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #6c6c7d is the less saturated color, while #0009e9 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #242ac5 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.

  • #3a3a3a Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #363756 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #004d95 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #005181 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00575b Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #0d40a6 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #0d4399 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #0d4681 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population