#42a5fd Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a5fd is composed of 25.9% red, 64.7% green and 99.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.9% cyan, 34.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 0.8% black. It has a hue angle of 208.2 degrees, a saturation of 97.9% and a lightness of 62.5%. #42a5fd color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #004bfb. Closest websafe color is: #3399ff.

    • R 26
    • G 65
    • B 99
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 35
    • Y 0
    • K 1
    CMYK color chart

#42a5fd color description : Bright blue.

#42a5fd Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a5fd has RGB values of R:66, G:165, B:253 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.35, Y:0, K:0.01. Its decimal value is 4367869.

Hex triplet 42a5fd #42a5fd
RGB Decimal 66, 165, 253 rgb(66,165,253)
RGB Percent 25.9, 64.7, 99.2 rgb(25.9%,64.7%,99.2%)
CMYK 74, 35, 0, 1
HSL 208.2°, 97.9, 62.5 hsl(208.2,97.9%,62.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 208.2°, 73.9, 99.2
Web Safe 3399ff #3399ff
CIE-LAB 65.871, 0.039, -51.91
XYZ 33.427, 35.158, 97.948
xyY 0.201, 0.211, 35.158
CIE-LCH 65.871, 51.91, 270.043
CIE-LUV 65.871, -35.442, -84.003
Hunter-Lab 59.294, -3.134, -56.435
Binary 01000010, 10100101, 11111101

Color Schemes with #42a5fd

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Alternatives to #42a5fd

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#42a5fd Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a5fd

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Shades and Tints of #42a5fd

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, #000305 is the darkest color, while #f1f8ff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a5fd

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9aa0a5 is the less saturated color, while #42a5fd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a5fd 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.

  • #919191 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8195a7 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #83a2f7 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #69a5fe Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00b5c1 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6ba3f9 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #5ba5fe Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18afd7 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population