Convert Xyz to Yxy

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

Xyz
0 to 1
0 to 1
0 to 1
Yxy
0 to 100
0 to 1
0 to 1
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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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Yxy

The Yxy color space expresses the Xyz color space in a different way, in terms of only x and y coordinates which allows for a 2d representation.

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All calculations were doing using the open source ColorMine library.

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

Conversion Example:

var xyz = new Xyz();
var yxy = xyz.To<Yxy>();

Color conversions performed using the open source ColorMine library.

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