#242cb4 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #242cb4 is composed of 14.1% red, 17.3% green and 70.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 80% cyan, 75.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 29.4% black. It has a hue angle of 236.7 degrees, a saturation of 66.7% and a lightness of 42.4%. #242cb4 color hex could be obtained by blending #4858ff with #000069. Closest websafe color is: #3333cc.

    • R 14
    • G 17
    • B 71
    RGB color chart
    • C 80
    • M 76
    • Y 0
    • K 29
    CMYK color chart

#242cb4 color description : Strong blue.

#242cb4 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #242cb4 has RGB values of R:36, G:44, B:180 and CMYK values of C:0.8, M:0.76, Y:0, K:0.29. Its decimal value is 2370740.

Hex triplet 242cb4 #242cb4
RGB Decimal 36, 44, 180 rgb(36,44,180)
RGB Percent 14.1, 17.3, 70.6 rgb(14.1%,17.3%,70.6%)
CMYK 80, 76, 0, 29
HSL 236.7°, 66.7, 42.4 hsl(236.7,66.7%,42.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 236.7°, 80, 70.6
Web Safe 3333cc #3333cc
CIE-LAB 28.037, 45.161, -71.617
XYZ 9.865, 5.471, 43.714
xyY 0.167, 0.093, 5.471
CIE-LCH 28.037, 84.666, 302.235
CIE-LUV 28.037, -7.636, -90.245
Hunter-Lab 23.39, 34.349, -94.433
Binary 00100100, 00101100, 10110100

Color Schemes with #242cb4

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Alternatives to #242cb4

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#242cb4 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #242cb4

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CSS codes
.text {color:#242cb4;}
.background {background-color:#242cb4;}
.border {border:1px solid #242cb4;}

Shades and Tints of #242cb4

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, #000000 is the darkest color, while #eff0fc is the lightest one.

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Tones of #242cb4

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #666772 is the less saturated color, while #030ed5 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #242cb4 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.

  • #393939 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #353652 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #00498f Protanopia 1% of men
  • #004e7c Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #005357 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #0d3e9c Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #0d4190 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #0d4579 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population