Convert HEX to RAL Effect, RGB, HSL, HSB, RAL Effect, RAL Design, CMYK, PANTONE, WEBSAFE, CSS and NTC color names.
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Explore color schemes related to the converted color. Useful for when you need to obtain a palette of colors. Below you can find colors in 6 different schemes (analogous, monochromatic, complementary, triade, tetrade and split), the first in each scheme being the converted color. The schemes are generated based on the distance on the color wheel.
Below you can find full color charts for Pantone (PMS), RAL Design Plus, RAL Effect, RAL Classic, Flat design, Material design, Websafe and CSS and NTC color's names. The lists are interactive providing conversion information upon clicking on each color box.
Download programmable data of color conversion in JSON format ready to use in your application, find color conversion information for each color from the charts. Pick colors based on tested use cases driven by industry standards.
Pantone Matching System (PMS), is a color space used mostly in graphic design, printing, manufacturing and supporting the transformation of color from digital design to production in physical formats.
RAL Design Plus
RAL Design Plus is the expanded RAL color system that includes 1825 colors that are grouped every 10° of hue and additionally at 75°, 85° and 95°. Developed as a color matching tool for architects, designers, industry workers and trading. The colors of RAL Classic and RAL Design Plus do not intersect.
The RAL Effect color chart is a collection of 70 metalic colors and 420 solid colors. The RAL Effect paint is based on acrylic paint system and colors, that goes along with solid and metalic colors. This RAL collection is innovative as it is the first RAL paint to be based on waterborne paint systems. The RAL Effect paint system is ISO compliant and eco-friendly because it doesn't make use of toxic, heavy metals in paint such as lead, chromates, and cadmium.
RAL Classic is a color matching system that is mainly propagated in Europe, it is effectively used for varnish and powder coating but also for panels and plastics.
NTC colors names
NTC colors names. The color names in the Name The Color library were found via Wikipedia, Crayola, and Color-Name Dictionaries.
CSS colors names
CSS colors names (color keywords). The color names work directly in CSS3 code, they prove useful when writing code for web design, being easy to apply and remember.
Flat Design is a minimalistic design language. It is commonly applied in user interfaces (UI) designs, for example web or mobile applications but also in printing graphics for publishing, documents, posters, guides or products.
Material Design is a desing language developed by Google in 2014. It's colors are based on research about creating of a new visual language that combines good design with scientific and technical innovation.
Websafe colors were designed for displays capable of displaying 256 colors. Through the 2000s use of such displays in PC's doropped to minimum in favour of the TrueColor displays and the use of Websafe colors became unpractical.
How to use?
Color converter: Convert HEX to RGB, RAL Classic, RAL Design Plus, RAL Effect, Pantone, CMYK, HSL, HSB, WEBSAFE and vice versa. Choose a color from the picker, or enter the color code in the input box below. Currently we support color codes input in those formats:
HEX - #ffffff or #fff
RGB - r, g, b
HSL - h, s%, l%
CMYK - c%, m%, y%, k%
RAL Design Plus - ex. RAL 000 15 00 1
RAL Classic - ex. RAL 9005 1
RAL Effect - ex. RAL 790-M 1
Pantone - ex. 705 C or Black 6 C1
CSS name - ex. darkslategray2
NTC name - ex. Kilamanjaro1
1. case-sensitive, with spaces.2. case-insensitive, no spaces.
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Color charts: Feel free to browse through our color charts, we provide charts for 10 color spaces: RAL Classic, RAL Design Plus, RAL Effect, Pantone, Flat Design, Material Design, Websafe and CSS and NTC color's names as well as a list of all color names available in our service. You can get relevant conversion information about each color sample from the chart by clicking on it or converting it's value in the color converter.
Color schemes: The converter generates color schemes from the converted sample. The schemes are based on color theory, it provides 6 color schemes in the following order: analogous, monochromatic, complementary, triade, tetrade and split. For colors based on shades of gray like white, black or any grayscale color, the schemes are not generated You can covert each color cample from the scheme by clicking on it.