Convert Cmy to Xyz

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

Cmy
0 to 1
0 to 1
0 to 1
Xyz
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.

Xyz

Xyz is an additive color space based on how the eye intereprets stimulus from light. Unlike other additive rgb like Rgb, Xyz is a purely mathmatical space and the primary components are "imaginary", meaning you can't create the represented color in the physical by shining any sort of lights representing x, y, and z. It's complicated to explain in a nutshell, so read more about it here:

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All calculations were doing using the open source ColorMine library.

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

Conversion Example:

var cmy = new Cmy();
var xyz = cmy.To<Xyz>();

Color conversions performed using the open source ColorMine library.

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7/11/2014 1:43:35 AM

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