#42aee1 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42aee1 is composed of 25.9% red, 68.2% green and 88.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 70.7% cyan, 22.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 11.8% black. It has a hue angle of 199.2 degrees, a saturation of 72.6% and a lightness of 57.1%. #42aee1 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #005dc3. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 26
    • G 68
    • B 88
    RGB color chart
    • C 71
    • M 23
    • Y 0
    • K 12
    CMYK color chart

#42aee1 color description : Bright blue.

#42aee1 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42aee1 has RGB values of R:66, G:174, B:225 and CMYK values of C:0.71, M:0.23, Y:0, K:0.12. Its decimal value is 4370145.

Hex triplet 42aee1 #42aee1
RGB Decimal 66, 174, 225 rgb(66,174,225)
RGB Percent 25.9, 68.2, 88.2 rgb(25.9%,68.2%,88.2%)
CMYK 71, 23, 0, 12
HSL 199.2°, 72.6, 57.1 hsl(199.2,72.6%,57.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 199.2°, 70.7, 88.2
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 67.175, -14.45, -34.56
XYZ 30.97, 36.864, 76.713
xyY 0.214, 0.255, 36.864
CIE-LCH 67.175, 37.459, 247.309
CIE-LUV 67.175, -39.879, -53.081
Hunter-Lab 60.716, -15.203, -32.411
Binary 01000010, 10101110, 11100001

Color Schemes with #42aee1

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Alternatives to #42aee1

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#42aee1 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42aee1

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42aee1;}
.background {background-color:#42aee1;}
.border {border:1px solid #42aee1;}

Shades and Tints of #42aee1

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, #020a0e is the darkest color, while #fcfeff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42aee1

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #8e9395 is the less saturated color, while #29b7fa is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42aee1 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
  • #8499a3 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #98a6da Protanopia 1% of men
  • #8fa6e7 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #2eb7c5 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #79a9dc Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #73a9e4 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #35b4cf Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population