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Hex #79b196

#79b196 is a great light green shade for your next project. Scroll down for #79b196 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#79b196 Conversion table


green (light green)


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R 121   G 177   B 150   copy to clipboard


H 151.07   S 0.26   L 0.58


C 22%   M 0%   Y 11%   K 31%
Usage of green The color #79b196 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#79b196 Conversion and Usage

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

#79b196 to RGB conversion

121% RED
177% GREEN
150% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(121, 177, 150); // for text color
background-color: rgb(121, 177, 150); // for background color

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#79b196 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
21.96 % 0 % 10.59 % 30.59 %

#79b196 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
151.071 0.26 0.58

CSS code: color: hsl(151.1, 26%, 58%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #79b196

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 #79b196

Color Examples: This is a green Heading in #79b196

This shows how text with the hex-color #79b196 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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