#42ca57 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42ca57 is composed of 25.9% red, 79.2% green and 34.1% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 67.3% cyan, 0% magenta, 56.9% yellow and 20.8% black. It has a hue angle of 129.3 degrees, a saturation of 56.2% and a lightness of 52.5%. #42ca57 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffae with #009500. Closest websafe color is: #33cc66.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 34
    RGB color chart
    • C 67
    • M 0
    • Y 57
    • K 21
    CMYK color chart

#42ca57 color description : Moderate lime green.

#42ca57 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42ca57 has RGB values of R:66, G:202, B:87 and CMYK values of C:0.67, M:0, Y:0.57, K:0.21. Its decimal value is 4377175.

Hex triplet 42ca57 #42ca57
RGB Decimal 66, 202, 87 rgb(66,202,87)
RGB Percent 25.9, 79.2, 34.1 rgb(25.9%,79.2%,34.1%)
CMYK 67, 0, 57, 21
HSL 129.3°, 56.2, 52.5 hsl(129.3,56.2%,52.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 129.3°, 67.3, 79.2
Web Safe 33cc66 #33cc66
CIE-LAB 72.285, -59.814, 46.231
XYZ 25.086, 44.085, 16.204
xyY 0.294, 0.516, 44.085
CIE-LCH 72.285, 75.597, 142.299
CIE-LUV 72.285, -57.615, 67.19
Hunter-Lab 66.397, -48.753, 32.008
Binary 01000010, 11001010, 01010111

Color Schemes with #42ca57

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Alternatives to #42ca57

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#42ca57 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42ca57

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42ca57;}
.background {background-color:#42ca57;}
.border {border:1px solid #42ca57;}

Shades and Tints of #42ca57

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, #030a04 is the darkest color, while #fafefa is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42ca57

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #838984 is the less saturated color, while #13f937 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42ca57 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
  • #849f88 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c8b558 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #dbad6b Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #71c0cf Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #97bc57 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #a3b764 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #60c4a3 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population