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Hex #56a8ae

#56a8ae is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #56a8ae color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#56a8ae Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 86   G 168   B 174   copy to clipboard


H 184.09   S 0.35   L 0.51


C 35%   M 2%   Y 0%   K 32%
Usage of blue The color #56a8ae is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#56a8ae Conversion and Usage

Conversion results of this color to RGB, CMYK and HSL. Usage Recommendations on the right.

#56a8ae to RGB conversion

86% RED
168% GREEN
174% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(86, 168, 174); // for text color
background-color: rgb(86, 168, 174); // for background color

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#56a8ae to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
34.51 % 2.35 % 0 % 31.76 %

#56a8ae to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
184.091 0.35 0.51

CSS code: color: hsl(184.1, 35%, 51%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #56a8ae

Recommendations for light backgrounds in respect of a good contrast.

Usage for Text: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage for headings: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage as fill color: recommended
Usage for buttons: watch out for enough contrast

As a rather light shade, this color can very well be used as a fill/background, also to bigger elements. If there is no obvious reason, we do not recommend using it as text-color on white backgrounds (low contrast gives bad accessability-rating). Some usage-examples for #56a8ae

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #56a8ae

This shows how text with the hex-color #56a8ae would look on a white background. Because of the lightness of the color this color is not recommended to be used as font-color. However, if you know what youre doing, feel free to use this color for anything you think it would be nice :-)!

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