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Get useful color information like conversion, combinations, blindness simulation and more.

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Variations

View this color variations of shades, tints, tones, hues and temperatures.

Shades

A shade is created by adding black to a base color, increasing its darkness. Shades appear more dramatic and richer.

Tints

A tint is created by adding white to a base color, increasing its lightness. Tints are likely to look pastel and less intense.

Tones

A tone is created by adding gray to a base color, increasing its lightness. Tones looks more sophisticated and complex than base colors.

Hues

A hue refers to the basic family of a color from red to violet. Hues are variations of a base color on the color wheel.

Temperatures

Color are often divided in cool and warm according to how we perceive them. Greens and blues are cool, whilst reds and yellows are warm.

Color harmonies

Color harmonies are pleasing color schemes created according to their position on a color wheel. Learn more

Analogous

Analogous color schemes are made by picking three colors that are next to each other on the color wheel. They are perceived as calm and serene.

Complementary

Complementary color schemes are made by picking two opposite colors con the color wheel. They appear vibrant near to each other.

Split complementary

Split complementary schemes are like complementary but they uses two adiacent colors of the complement. They are more flexible than complementary ones.

Triadic

Triadic color schemes are created by picking three colors equally spaced on the color wheel. They appear quite contrasted and multicolored.

Tetradic

Tetradic color schemes are made form two couples of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel. They are very versatile, and work best with one dominant color.

Square

Square color schemes are like tetradic arranged in a square instead of rectangle. Colors appear even more contrasting.

Blindness simulator

Check how a color is perceived by color blind people to create accessible designs. Learn more

Protanopia

1.3% of men, 0.02% of women

Protanomaly

1.3% of men, 0.02% of women

Deuteranopia

1.2% of men, 0.01% of women

Deuteranomaly

5% of men, 0.35% of women

Tritanopia

0.001% of men, 0.03% of women

Tritanomaly

0.0001% of the population

Achromatopsia

0.003% of the population

Achromatomaly

0.001% of the population

Contrast checker

Verify the contrast of a text on white and black backgrounds. For additional options use this tool.

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Color libraries

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