Convert HunterLab to Lch

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

0 to 100
-128 to 128
-128 to 128
0 to 100
0 to 100
0 to 360


HunterLab is similar to Cie-L*ab. Both are based on Xyz but HunterLab's color coordinates are based around a square root transformation rather than a cube.


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 HunterLab and Lch conversions can be found on Github:

Conversion Example:

var hunterlab = new HunterLab();
var lch = hunterlab.To<Lch>();

Color conversions performed using the open source ColorMine library.

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