Convert Luv to Xyz

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

CIE-Luv
0 to 100
-134 to 224
-140 to 122
Xyz
0 to 1
0 to 1
0 to 1
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Luv

CieLuv is another color space based on Xyz and is an update of the 1964 UVW space.

Xyz

Xyz is an additive color space based on how the eye intereprets stimulus from light. Unlike other additive rgb like Rgb, Xyz is a purely mathmatical space and the primary components are "imaginary", meaning you can't create the represented color in the physical by shining any sort of lights representing x, y, and z. It's complicated to explain in a nutshell, so read more about it here:

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All calculations were doing using the open source ColorMine library.

The code used for the Luv and Xyz conversions can be found on Github:

Conversion Example:

var luv = new Luv();
var xyz = luv.To<Xyz>();

Color conversions performed using the open source ColorMine library.

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