ColorHexa is a color encyclopedia, with CSS gradients, blends, schemes and more

ColorHexa is a color encyclopedia, with CSS gradients, blends, schemes and more

Color, one of the seven elements of art, is one of the most important aspects of any design. Because of this, it’s surprising that there aren’t many tools available when you require something more than just a color picker.

If you’ve ever needed a quick way to convert colors from RGB to Hex, or needed to grab css codes for a gradient, ColorHexa is an elegant way to do so. Simply search for a single color and you’re presented with an encylopedia-like entry of everything from analogous colors to auto-generated html elements and related shades.

The site is capable of more complex actions, too. You can blend multiple colors together simply by typing them in (e.g.: red+blue) and you’ll be get tons of information on the calculated result.

From ColorHexa: is a free color tool providing information about any color. Just type any color values (view full list here) in the search field and ColorHexa will offer a detailed description and automatically convert it to its equivalent value in Hexadecimal, Binary, RGB, CMYK, HSL, HSV, CIE-Lab, Hunter-Lab, CIE-Luv, CIE-LCH, XYZ and xyY.

ColorHexa will also generate matching color schemes such as complementary, split complementary, analogous, triadic, tetradic and monochromatic colors. So you will be able to know what colors best suit with the one you chose. It is also possible to blend colors together or create a gradient between them

The site’s design is sleek and simple, as it should be, and is snappy enough to suit any workflow. It’s definitely worth a look, especially if you’ve ever found yourself bouncing back and forth between your browser and Photoshop for color information.

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