#42c457 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c457 is composed of 25.9% red, 76.9% green and 34.1% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 66.3% cyan, 0% magenta, 55.6% yellow and 23.1% black. It has a hue angle of 129.7 degrees, a saturation of 52.4% and a lightness of 51.4%. #42c457 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffae with #008900. Closest websafe color is: #33cc66.

    • R 26
    • G 77
    • B 34
    RGB color chart
    • C 66
    • M 0
    • Y 56
    • K 23
    CMYK color chart

#42c457 color description : Moderate lime green.

#42c457 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c457 has RGB values of R:66, G:196, B:87 and CMYK values of C:0.66, M:0, Y:0.56, K:0.23. Its decimal value is 4375639.

Hex triplet 42c457 #42c457
RGB Decimal 66, 196, 87 rgb(66,196,87)
RGB Percent 25.9, 76.9, 34.1 rgb(25.9%,76.9%,34.1%)
CMYK 66, 0, 56, 23
HSL 129.7°, 52.4, 51.4 hsl(129.7,52.4%,51.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 129.7°, 66.3, 76.9
Web Safe 33cc66 #33cc66
CIE-LAB 70.402, -57.692, 43.997
XYZ 23.706, 41.324, 15.743
xyY 0.293, 0.512, 41.324
CIE-LCH 70.402, 72.554, 142.67
CIE-LUV 70.402, -55.44, 64.113
Hunter-Lab 64.284, -46.672, 30.478
Binary 01000010, 11000100, 01010111

Color Schemes with #42c457

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Alternatives to #42c457

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#42c457 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c457

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c457;}
.background {background-color:#42c457;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c457;}

Shades and Tints of #42c457

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, #020502 is the darkest color, while #f5fcf6 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c457

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7b8b7e is the less saturated color, while #09fd30 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c457 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
  • #819b85 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c2b058 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #d4a86a Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #6fbbc9 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #93b758 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #9fb263 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #5ebe9f Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population