#74a9e4 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #74a9e4 is composed of 45.5% red, 66.3% green and 89.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 49.1% cyan, 25.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 10.6% black. It has a hue angle of 211.6 degrees, a saturation of 67.5% and a lightness of 67.5%. #74a9e4 color hex could be obtained by blending #e8ffff with #0053c9. Closest websafe color is: #6699cc.

    • R 45
    • G 66
    • B 89
    RGB color chart
    • C 49
    • M 26
    • Y 0
    • K 11
    CMYK color chart

#74a9e4 color description : Soft blue.

#74a9e4 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #74a9e4 has RGB values of R:116, G:169, B:228 and CMYK values of C:0.49, M:0.26, Y:0, K:0.11. Its decimal value is 7645668.

Hex triplet 74a9e4 #74a9e4
RGB Decimal 116, 169, 228 rgb(116,169,228)
RGB Percent 45.5, 66.3, 89.4 rgb(45.5%,66.3%,89.4%)
CMYK 49, 26, 0, 11
HSL 211.6°, 67.5, 67.5 hsl(211.6,67.5%,67.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 211.6°, 49.1, 89.4
Web Safe 6699cc #6699cc
CIE-LAB 67.79, -1.454, -35.101
XYZ 35.391, 37.689, 78.804
xyY 0.233, 0.248, 37.689
CIE-LCH 67.79, 35.131, 267.627
CIE-LUV 67.79, -25.323, -55.65
Hunter-Lab 61.391, -4.532, -33.134
Binary 01110100, 10101001, 11100100

Color Schemes with #74a9e4

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Alternatives to #74a9e4

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#74a9e4 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #74a9e4

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CSS codes
.text {color:#74a9e4;}
.background {background-color:#74a9e4;}
.border {border:1px solid #74a9e4;}

Shades and Tints of #74a9e4

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, #020509 is the darkest color, while #f7fafe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #74a9e4

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #a7acb1 is the less saturated color, while #5aa8fe is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #74a9e4 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.

  • #a0a0a0 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #97a2ae Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #97a7e1 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #92a8e7 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #6cb4c1 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8aa8e2 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #87a8e6 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #6fb0ce Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population