#42a4f6 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a4f6 is composed of 25.9% red, 64.3% green and 96.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.2% cyan, 33.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 3.5% black. It has a hue angle of 207.3 degrees, a saturation of 90.9% and a lightness of 61.2%. #42a4f6 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0049ed. Closest websafe color is: #3399ff.

    • R 26
    • G 64
    • B 96
    RGB color chart
    • C 73
    • M 33
    • Y 0
    • K 4
    CMYK color chart

#42a4f6 color description : Bright blue.

#42a4f6 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a4f6 has RGB values of R:66, G:164, B:246 and CMYK values of C:0.73, M:0.33, Y:0, K:0.04. Its decimal value is 4367606.

Hex triplet 42a4f6 #42a4f6
RGB Decimal 66, 164, 246 rgb(66,164,246)
RGB Percent 25.9, 64.3, 96.5 rgb(25.9%,64.3%,96.5%)
CMYK 73, 33, 0, 4
HSL 207.3°, 90.9, 61.2 hsl(207.3,90.9%,61.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 207.3°, 73.2, 96.5
Web Safe 3399ff #3399ff
CIE-LAB 65.248, -1.817, -49.078
XYZ 32.153, 34.36, 92.121
xyY 0.203, 0.217, 34.36
CIE-LCH 65.248, 49.112, 267.88
CIE-LUV 65.248, -35.408, -78.889
Hunter-Lab 58.618, -4.671, -52.145
Binary 01000010, 10100100, 11110110

Color Schemes with #42a4f6

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Alternatives to #42a4f6

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#42a4f6 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a4f6

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42a4f6;}
.background {background-color:#42a4f6;}
.border {border:1px solid #42a4f6;}

Shades and Tints of #42a4f6

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, #010a11 is the darkest color, while #fdfeff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a4f6

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #969da2 is the less saturated color, while #3aa5fe is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a4f6 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.

  • #909090 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8094a4 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #84a0f0 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #6ea3f8 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00b3bf Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6ca1f2 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #5ea3f7 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18add3 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population