#556ee9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #556ee9 is composed of 33.3% red, 43.1% green and 91.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 63.5% cyan, 52.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 8.6% black. It has a hue angle of 229.9 degrees, a saturation of 77.1% and a lightness of 62.4%. #556ee9 color hex could be obtained by blending #aadcff with #0000d3. Closest websafe color is: #6666ff.

    • R 33
    • G 43
    • B 91
    RGB color chart
    • C 64
    • M 53
    • Y 0
    • K 9
    CMYK color chart

#556ee9 color description : Soft blue.

#556ee9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #556ee9 has RGB values of R:85, G:110, B:233 and CMYK values of C:0.64, M:0.53, Y:0, K:0.09. Its decimal value is 5598953.

Hex triplet 556ee9 #556ee9
RGB Decimal 85, 110, 233 rgb(85,110,233)
RGB Percent 33.3, 43.1, 91.4 rgb(33.3%,43.1%,91.4%)
CMYK 64, 53, 0, 9
HSL 229.9°, 77.1, 62.4 hsl(229.9,77.1%,62.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 229.9°, 63.5, 91.4
Web Safe 6666ff #6666ff
CIE-LAB 50.646, 28.88, -65.172
XYZ 24.027, 18.965, 79.481
xyY 0.196, 0.155, 18.965
CIE-LCH 50.646, 71.284, 293.9
CIE-LUV 50.646, -14.564, -102.886
Hunter-Lab 43.549, 22.273, -77.726
Binary 01010101, 01101110, 11101001

Color Schemes with #556ee9

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Alternatives to #556ee9

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#556ee9 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #556ee9

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CSS codes
.text {color:#556ee9;}
.background {background-color:#556ee9;}
.border {border:1px solid #556ee9;}

Shades and Tints of #556ee9

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, #000104 is the darkest color, while #f1f3fd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #556ee9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9f9f9f is the less saturated color, while #4664f8 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #556ee9 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.

  • #757575 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #6f748c Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #207bef Protanopia 1% of men
  • #0082d6 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #008b96 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #3376ed Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #1e7adc Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #1e81b4 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population