#42c4f4 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c4f4 is composed of 25.9% red, 76.9% green and 95.7% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73% cyan, 19.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 4.3% black. It has a hue angle of 196.2 degrees, a saturation of 89% and a lightness of 60.8%. #42c4f4 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0089e9. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 77
    • B 96
    RGB color chart
    • C 73
    • M 20
    • Y 0
    • K 4
    CMYK color chart

#42c4f4 color description : Bright blue.

#42c4f4 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c4f4 has RGB values of R:66, G:196, B:244 and CMYK values of C:0.73, M:0.2, Y:0, K:0.04. Its decimal value is 4375796.

Hex triplet 42c4f4 #42c4f4
RGB Decimal 66, 196, 244 rgb(66,196,244)
RGB Percent 25.9, 76.9, 95.7 rgb(25.9%,76.9%,95.7%)
CMYK 73, 20, 0, 4
HSL 196.2°, 89, 60.8 hsl(196.2,89%,60.8%)
HSV (or HSB) 196.2°, 73, 95.7
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 74.296, -19.861, -33.851
XYZ 38.312, 47.166, 92.668
xyY 0.215, 0.265, 47.166
CIE-LCH 74.296, 39.247, 239.599
CIE-LUV 74.296, -46.513, -51.877
Hunter-Lab 68.678, -20.611, -31.926
Binary 01000010, 11000100, 11110100

Color Schemes with #42c4f4

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Alternatives to #42c4f4

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#42c4f4 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c4f4

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c4f4;}
.background {background-color:#42c4f4;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c4f4;}

Shades and Tints of #42c4f4

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, #010b0f is the darkest color, while #fbfeff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c4f4

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #979d9f is the less saturated color, while #3ac8fc is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c4f4 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.

  • #a3a3a3 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #90aab3 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #acb8ea Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a4b8fa Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #2ecbda Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #85bcee Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #80bcf8 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #35c9e3 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population