Convert Yxy to Xyz

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

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

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 Yxy and Xyz conversions can be found on Github:

Conversion Example:

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

Color conversions performed using the open source ColorMine library.

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