#4e4e42 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #4e4e42 is composed of 30.6% red, 30.6% green and 25.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 15.4% yellow and 69.4% black. It has a hue angle of 60 degrees, a saturation of 8.3% and a lightness of 28.2%. #4e4e42 color hex could be obtained by blending #9c9c84 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #666633.

    • R 31
    • G 31
    • B 26
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 0
    • Y 15
    • K 69
    CMYK color chart

#4e4e42 color description : Very dark grayish yellow.

#4e4e42 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #4e4e42 has RGB values of R:78, G:78, B:66 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0, Y:0.15, K:0.69. Its decimal value is 5131842.

Hex triplet 4e4e42 #4e4e42
RGB Decimal 78, 78, 66 rgb(78,78,66)
RGB Percent 30.6, 30.6, 25.9 rgb(30.6%,30.6%,25.9%)
CMYK 0, 0, 15, 69
HSL 60°, 8.3, 28.2 hsl(60,8.3%,28.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 60°, 15.4, 30.6
Web Safe 666633 #666633
CIE-LAB 32.836, -2.43, 7.118
XYZ 6.849, 7.462, 6.233
xyY 0.333, 0.363, 7.462
CIE-LCH 32.836, 7.522, 108.849
CIE-LUV 32.836, 0.619, 8.604
Hunter-Lab 27.316, -3.046, 5.592
Binary 01001110, 01001110, 01000010

Color Schemes with #4e4e42

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Alternatives to #4e4e42

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#4e4e42 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #4e4e42

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CSS codes
.text {color:#4e4e42;}
.background {background-color:#4e4e42;}
.border {border:1px solid #4e4e42;}

Shades and Tints of #4e4e42

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, #040403 is the darkest color, while #f9f9f8 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #4e4e42

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #484848 is the less saturated color, while #8b8b05 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #4e4e42 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.

  • #4d4d4d Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #4d4d4b Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #5a564b Protanopia 1% of men
  • #62534c Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #59545b Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #565347 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #5a5148 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #555251 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population