Convert Lab to Hsl

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

CIE-L*ab
0 to 100
-128 to 128
-128 to 128
Hsl
0 to 360
0 to 100
0 to 100
Log

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.

Hsl

Hsl is a cylindrical-coordinate representation of the Rgb color model. This representation rearranges the colors in an attempt to be more intuitive and perceptually relevant than the typical Rgb representation. It's frequently used for computer graphics applications like color pickers and image analysis.

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All calculations were doing using the open source ColorMine library.

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

Conversion Example:

var lab = new Lab();
var hsl = lab.To<Hsl>();

Color conversions performed using the open source ColorMine library.

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