#42b7e4 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42b7e4 is composed of 25.9% red, 71.8% green and 89.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 71.1% cyan, 19.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 10.6% black. It has a hue angle of 196.7 degrees, a saturation of 75% and a lightness of 57.6%. #42b7e4 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #006fc9. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 72
    • B 89
    RGB color chart
    • C 71
    • M 20
    • Y 0
    • K 11
    CMYK color chart

#42b7e4 color description : Bright blue.

#42b7e4 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42b7e4 has RGB values of R:66, G:183, B:228 and CMYK values of C:0.71, M:0.2, Y:0, K:0.11. Its decimal value is 4372452.

Hex triplet 42b7e4 #42b7e4
RGB Decimal 66, 183, 228 rgb(66,183,228)
RGB Percent 25.9, 71.8, 89.4 rgb(25.9%,71.8%,89.4%)
CMYK 71, 20, 0, 11
HSL 196.7°, 75, 57.6 hsl(196.7,75%,57.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 196.7°, 71.1, 89.4
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 69.912, -18.248, -31.961
XYZ 33.18, 40.624, 79.487
xyY 0.216, 0.265, 40.624
CIE-LCH 69.912, 36.803, 240.275
CIE-LUV 69.912, -42.89, -48.475
Hunter-Lab 63.737, -18.616, -29.326
Binary 01000010, 10110111, 11100100

Color Schemes with #42b7e4

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Alternatives to #42b7e4

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#42b7e4 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42b7e4

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42b7e4;}
.background {background-color:#42b7e4;}
.border {border:1px solid #42b7e4;}

Shades and Tints of #42b7e4

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, #020d11 is the darkest color, while #ffffff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42b7e4

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #8d9699 is the less saturated color, while #29c2fd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42b7e4 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.

  • #999999 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #889fa8 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #a2addc Protanopia 1% of men
  • #9aadea Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #34bfcd Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #7fb0df Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #7ab0e8 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #39bcd5 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population