#42aafd Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42aafd is composed of 25.9% red, 66.7% green and 99.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.9% cyan, 32.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 0.8% black. It has a hue angle of 206.6 degrees, a saturation of 97.9% and a lightness of 62.5%. #42aafd color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0055fb. Closest websafe color is: #3399ff.

    • R 26
    • G 67
    • B 99
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 33
    • Y 0
    • K 1
    CMYK color chart

#42aafd color description : Bright blue.

#42aafd Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42aafd has RGB values of R:66, G:170, B:253 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.33, Y:0, K:0.01. Its decimal value is 4369149.

Hex triplet 42aafd #42aafd
RGB Decimal 66, 170, 253 rgb(66,170,253)
RGB Percent 25.9, 66.7, 99.2 rgb(25.9%,66.7%,99.2%)
CMYK 74, 33, 0, 1
HSL 206.6°, 97.9, 62.5 hsl(206.6,97.9%,62.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 206.6°, 73.9, 99.2
Web Safe 3399ff #3399ff
CIE-LAB 67.275, -2.803, -49.691
XYZ 34.347, 36.997, 98.254
xyY 0.203, 0.218, 36.997
CIE-LCH 67.275, 49.77, 266.771
CIE-LUV 67.275, -37.112, -80.196
Hunter-Lab 60.825, -5.648, -53.197
Binary 01000010, 10101010, 11111101

Color Schemes with #42aafd

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Alternatives to #42aafd

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#42aafd Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42aafd

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Shades and Tints of #42aafd

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 #f1f9ff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42aafd

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

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42aafd 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.

  • #949494 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8498a9 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #89a5f6 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #74a8ff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00b8c5 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6fa7f8 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #61a9fe Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18b3d9 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population