#556ae8 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #556ae8 is composed of 33.3% red, 41.6% green and 91% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 63.4% cyan, 54.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 9% black. It has a hue angle of 231.4 degrees, a saturation of 76.2% and a lightness of 62.2%. #556ae8 color hex could be obtained by blending #aad4ff with #0000d1. Closest websafe color is: #6666ff.

    • R 33
    • G 42
    • B 91
    RGB color chart
    • C 63
    • M 54
    • Y 0
    • K 9
    CMYK color chart

#556ae8 color description : Soft blue.

#556ae8 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #556ae8 has RGB values of R:85, G:106, B:232 and CMYK values of C:0.63, M:0.54, Y:0, K:0.09. Its decimal value is 5597928.

Hex triplet 556ae8 #556ae8
RGB Decimal 85, 106, 232 rgb(85,106,232)
RGB Percent 33.3, 41.6, 91 rgb(33.3%,41.6%,91%)
CMYK 63, 54, 0, 9
HSL 231.4°, 76.2, 62.2 hsl(231.4,76.2%,62.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 231.4°, 63.4, 91
Web Safe 6666ff #6666ff
CIE-LAB 49.574, 31.007, -66.345
XYZ 23.463, 18.064, 78.59
xyY 0.195, 0.15, 18.064
CIE-LCH 49.574, 73.234, 295.05
CIE-LUV 49.574, -13.423, -104.208
Hunter-Lab 42.502, 24.16, -79.88
Binary 01010101, 01101010, 11101000

Color Schemes with #556ae8

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Alternatives to #556ae8

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#556ae8 Preview

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CSS codes
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Shades and Tints of #556ae8

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, #000103 is the darkest color, while #f1f2fd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #556ae8

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #989aa5 is the less saturated color, while #3f5afe is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #556ae8 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.

  • #727272 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #6c708a Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #0079ed Protanopia 1% of men
  • #007fd1 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #008993 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #1e73eb Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #1e77d9 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #1e7db1 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population