Convert Lch to Lab

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

CIE-Lch
0 to 100
0 to 100
0 to 360
CIE-L*ab
0 to 100
-128 to 128
-128 to 128
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Lch

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

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 Lch and Lab conversions can be found on Github:

Conversion Example:

var lch = new Lch();
var lab = lch.To<Lab>();

Color conversions performed using the open source ColorMine library.

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Cool! Creating famous images from color palettes found in other images: http://t.co/H1OxefkOt0

@colorminedev
7/11/2014 1:43:35 AM

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