Convert Hsv to Lch

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

0 to 360
0 to 1
0 to 1
0 to 100
0 to 100
0 to 360


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.


Lch is similar to it's cousin Cie-L*ab, except that it's been rearranged in the shape of a sphere which makes it useful for applications like high-end photo editing and retouching images. 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 Lch conversions can be found on Github:

Conversion Example:

var hsv = new Hsv();
var lch = hsv.To<Lch>();

Color conversions performed using the open source ColorMine library.

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