Convert Hsv to Lab

Enter values for an Hsv to convert it to Lab, or vice versa.

Hsv
0 to 360
0 to 1
0 to 1
CIE-L*ab
0 to 100
-128 to 128
-128 to 128
Log

Hsv

Hsv (also known as Hsb) is similar to Hsl. They're both based on cylindrical geometries, but Hsv is based on a "Hexacone" model while Hsl is based on a "Double Hexacone" model. Read more about the differences on wikipedia.

Lab

Cie-L*ab is defined by lightness and the color-opponent dimensions a and b, which are based on the compressed Xyz color space coordinates. Lab is particularly notable for it's use in delta-e calculations. Read more about it here.

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All calculations were doing using the open source ColorMine library.

The code used for the Hsv and Lab conversions can be found on Github:

Conversion Example:

var hsv = new Hsv();
var lab = hsv.To<Lab>();

Color conversions performed using the open source ColorMine library.

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