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Hex #8491cd

#8491cd is a great light blue shade for your next project. Scroll down for #8491cd color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#8491cd Conversion table


blue (light blue)


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R 132   G 145   B 205   copy to clipboard


H 229.32   S 0.42   L 0.66


C 29%   M 24%   Y 0%   K 20%
Usage of blue The color #8491cd is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#8491cd Conversion and Usage

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

#8491cd to RGB conversion

132% RED
145% GREEN
205% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(132, 145, 205); // for text color
background-color: rgb(132, 145, 205); // for background color

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#8491cd to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
28.63 % 23.53 % 0 % 19.61 %

#8491cd to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
229.315 0.42 0.66

CSS code: color: hsl(229.3, 42%, 66%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #8491cd

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 #8491cd

Color Examples: This is a blue Heading in #8491cd

This shows how text with the hex-color #8491cd 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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