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#556dcd Hex Color Code

#556dcd Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #556dcd is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #556dcd is comprised of 33.33% red, 42.75% green and 80.39% blue. In the HSL color space #556dcd has a hue of 228° (degrees), 55% saturation and 57% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 469.87 nm.

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#556dcd linear gradient to complementary #dcf82a

  1. #556dcd
  2. #7d82ba
  3. #9998a5
  4. #aeaf90
  5. #c0c777
  6. #cfdf59
  7. #dcf82a

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #3a58b5
  2. #445fbd
  3. #4c66c5
  4. #556dcd
  5. #5d74d5
  6. #667bdd
  7. #6e82e5

Tones

  1. #556dcd
  2. #6473c3
  3. #7179b9
  4. #7b7faf
  5. #8385a5
  6. #8b8b9b
  7. #919191

Tints and Shades

#556dcd to white

  1. #556dcd
  2. #7783d6
  3. #949bde
  4. #b0b3e7
  5. #cbccef
  6. #e5e5f7
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#556dcd to black

  1. #556dcd
  2. #485aa8
  3. #3c4884
  4. #2f3761
  5. #232641
  6. #161723
  7. #000000 / #000

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  1. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6282
      #5b6dc7
      ΔE = 1.038 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
    2. 6043
      #4f6fc2
      ΔE = 3.022 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  2. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2132 U
      #536dc4
      ΔE = 1.844 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
    2. 2387 U
      #4c68be
      ΔE = 3.321 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  3. Crayola

    1. ★ Indigo
      #4f69c6
      ΔE = 1.905 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  4. Green Planet Paints

    1. Neptune
      #4b70dd
      ΔE = 2.453 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
  5. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2050-R70B
      #646bbd
      ΔE = 2.747 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
    2. S 1555-R70B
      #6b71cf
      ΔE = 3.368 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
  6. Auro

    1. Cornflower Blue
      #366cdb
      ΔE = 3.009 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  7. Beckers

    1. Kolibri 766 / S 4040-B10G
      #5c66b8
      ΔE = 3.602 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
    2. Bora Bora 765 / S 1555-B10G
      #6270e0
      ΔE = 4.226 / LRV ≈ 19.6%
  8. Clark+Kensington

    1. Rock Star / 39D-4
      #696eb9
      ΔE = 3.760 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  9. Ford

    1. Seascape Blue
      #4268dd
      ΔE = 3.789 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
    2. Blue
      #266dca
      ΔE = 4.931 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  10. Volkswagen

    1. Steel Blue
      #4d6dbb
      ΔE = 4.105 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  11. Caparol

    1. 68 13 264 / Saphir 80
      #6874c0
      ΔE = 4.146 / LRV ≈ 19.2%
    2. 70 25 260 / Lazur 175
      #3464dc
      ΔE = 5.110 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  12. RAL

    1. RAL 290 50 40
      #6370b6
      ΔE = 4.347 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  13. Resene

    1. Chetwode Blue B60-084-279
      #666fb4
      ΔE = 4.483 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  14. Plascon

    1. Velvet Coast B6-B1-4
      #6474e0
      ΔE = 4.505 / LRV ≈ 20.6%
  15. Porter Paints

    1. Grape Smash / 145-7
      #6567b0
      ΔE = 4.678 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  16. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Grape Smash 145-7
      #6567b0
      ΔE = 4.678 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Blue Calico / PPG1246-7
      #5868ae
      ΔE = 5.133 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  17. GM / General Motors

    1. Corinthian Blue
      #326fc8
      ΔE = 4.705 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
    2. Blue
      #0073de
      ΔE = 4.991 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  18. Mylands of London

    1. Virtual Blue
      #476cba
      ΔE = 4.724 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. C.S.O. Blue (2)
      #5169b1
      ΔE = 5.145 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  19. Vista Paint

    1. Exotic Beauty
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 5.006 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  20. Scib Paints

    1. Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 5.006 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  21. Berger

    1. Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 5.006 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  22. Valspar Paint

    1. Purpleberry
      #6e67b3
      ΔE = 5.019 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  23. Glidden

    1. Blue Calico / PPG1246-7
      #5868ae
      ΔE = 5.133 / LRV ≈ 15.0%

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#556dcd HTML / CSS Code Examples

#556dcd foreground

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

John W. Gardner
<p style="color: #556dcd">…</p>

#556dcd background

It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. There is no such thing as good painting about nothing.

Mark Rothko
<p style="background-color: #556dcd">…</p>

#556dcd shadow

The holy grail is to spend less time making the picture than it takes people to look at it.

Banksy
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #556dcd">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5598669
Binary
01010101, 01101101, 11001101
Hexadecimal
#556dcd
LRV
≈ 17.3%
Closest short hex
#56c ΔE = 2.614
RGB
rgb(85, 109, 205)
RGBA
rgba(85, 109, 205, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.213, g: 0.273, b: 0.514
RYB
red: 33.333%, yellow: 41.176%, blue: 80.392%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11178547 / 0xff556dcd
HSL
hsl(228, 55%, 57%)
HSLA
hsla(228, 55%, 57%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 228° (228.000), saturation: 59% (0.585), value: 80% (0.804)
HSP
hue: 228.000, saturation: 58.537%, perceived brightness: 46.277%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 260.522, S: 65.971, L: 48.604
Cubehelix
H: -133.684, S: 0.769, L: 0.441
TSL
T: -2.446, S: 0.180, L: 0.442
CMYK
cyan: 59% (0.585), magenta: 47% (0.468), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 20% (0.196)
CMY
cyan: 67% (0.667), magenta: 57% (0.573), yellow: 20% (0.196)
XYZ
X: 20.231, Y: 17.275, Z: 60.014
xyY
x: 0.207, y: 0.177, Y: 17.275
CIELab
L: 48.604, a: 20.067, b: -52.594
CIELuv
L: 48.604, u: -13.704, v: -82.082
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 48.604, C: 56.293, H: 290.884
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 48.604, C: 83.218, H: 260.522
Hunter-Lab
L: 41.563, a: 14.150, b: -56.517
CIECAM02
J: 37.424, C: 57.055, h: 263.925, Q: 120.527, M: 49.894, s: 64.340, H: 313.150
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.444, jaune: -9.397, green: 0.852
LMS
L: 12.500, M: 15.456, S: 59.313
YCbCr
Y: 112.871, Cb: 173.696, Cr: 110.648
YCoCg
Y: 127.000, Cg: -18.000, Co: -8.750
YDbDr
Y: 112.768, Db: 138.768, Dr: 52.824
YPbPr
Y: 110.800, Pb: 50.760, Pr: -16.416
xvYCC
Y: 111.158, Cb: 172.589, Cr: 113.580
YIQ
Y: 112.768, I: -45.138, Q: 24.794
YUV
Y: 112.768, U: 45.388, V: -24.361
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 4/12 ΔE = 6.478
Brand Color
Designer News ΔE = 3.551

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