Convert Cmy to Cmyk

Enter values for an Cmy to convert it to Cmyk, or vice versa.

Cmy
0 to 1
0 to 1
0 to 1
Cmyk
0 to 1
0 to 1
0 to 1
0 to 1
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Cmy

Cmy is frequenty associated with color printing, and it's determined by the relation of colors cyan, magenta and yellow. Unlike Rgb, cmy is subtractive, meaning that higher values are associated with darker colors rather than light.

Cmyk

Cmyk is similar to the Cmy color space, with the addition of black (k). In theory the black component is not necessary, however this color space is primarily used in color printing where the mixture of cyan, magenta, and yellow result in a brown color rather than black.

We'll be adding support for ICC profiles to this page soon, but it's already available on our color converter page.

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All calculations were doing using the open source ColorMine library.

The code used for the Cmy and Cmyk conversions can be found on Github:

Conversion Example:

var cmy = new Cmy();
var cmyk = cmy.To<Cmyk>();

Color conversions performed using the open source ColorMine library.

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