Convert Lab to Luv

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

CIE-L*ab
0 to 100
-128 to 128
-128 to 128
CIE-Luv
0 to 100
-134 to 224
-140 to 122
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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.

Luv

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 Lab and Luv conversions can be found on Github:

Conversion Example:

var lab = new Lab();
var luv = lab.To<Luv>();

Color conversions performed using the open source ColorMine library.

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