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Hex #c4c599

#c4c599 is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #c4c599 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#c4c599 Conversion table


yellow (light yellow)


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R 196   G 197   B 153   copy to clipboard


H 61.36   S 0.28   L 0.69


C 0%   M 0%   Y 17%   K 23%
Usage of yellow The color #c4c599 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#c4c599 Conversion and Usage

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

#c4c599 to RGB conversion

196% RED
197% GREEN
153% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(196, 197, 153); // for text color
background-color: rgb(196, 197, 153); // for background color

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#c4c599 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0.39 % 0 % 17.25 % 22.75 %

#c4c599 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
61.364 0.28 0.69

CSS code: color: hsl(61.4, 28%, 69%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #c4c599

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 #c4c599

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #c4c599

This shows how text with the hex-color #c4c599 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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