Convert Cmyk to Luv

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

0 to 1
0 to 1
0 to 1
0 to 1
0 to 100
-134 to 224
-140 to 122


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.


CieLuv is another color space based on Xyz and is an update of the 1964 UVW space.

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All calculations were doing using the open source ColorMine library.

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

Conversion Example:

var cmyk = new Cmyk();
var luv = cmyk.To<Luv>();

Color conversions performed using the open source ColorMine library.

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