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  • About HEX to Pantone Color Conversion Tool

    HEX to Pantone Color Conversion Tool

    Convert HEX Color value to Pantone color value. Use the HEX to Pantone converter that quickly converts the HEX color value to Pantone color value with the best possible outcomes. It's a free browser-based online color converter with easy-to-use and generates Pantone colors.

    Why is the conversion of HEX to Pantone essential?

    HEX color codes, also known as HTML color codes, are the hexadecimal representation of the colors. These color codes define the mix of Red, Green, and Blue. Each color code starts with a hashtag (#) followed by six letters or numbers in the HEX color model. Here, the first two letters represent Red, the next two represent Green, and the last two represent Blue. These color codes are highly adopted in web pages, therefore known as HTML color codes.

    Pantone color system or Pantone Matching System (PMS) is the industry standard in the printing industry. That color system is globally adaptive and standard for color matching and identification. Before that color system, each printing company adopted its color schemes. Therefore, identifying the exact and referring to that color became quite challenging. Pantone Matching System (PMS) was introduced in 1963 to resolve the issue of inaccuracy in color matching. Today that system contains more than 2000 colors. Referring to Pantone colors means that you are referring to the colors provided by PMS. Three or four digits represent the majority of colors in PMS, followed by C, U, or M. Here, C represents coated, U represents uncoated, and M represents matte. These variations help in deciding how the color is displayed on these papers.

    As we discussed both color systems, it's now easy for users to know why HEX to Pantone color conversion is essential.

    HEX colors are web-safe colors. That means what browser you use; it will render and display the same colors on all browsers. But these are related to a digital display. However, we need HEX to Pantone color conversion if we want to convert that digital form to a printing form.

    How to convert HEX to Pantone online?

    Perform the following steps to convert the HEX to Pantone and know what HEX value defines what Pantone value.

    • Open the HEX to Pantone online converter.
    • Please enter the HEX value in the provided section.
    • You can also refer to the "color palette" for the possible close selection of the required color.
    • From the dropdown, select "Distance" value (16, 32, 48, 64, 80, 96).
    • The HEX to Pantone converter tool will display the results depending on the selected values.

    Note: To get the desired results, use a different distance value. The smallest distance helps you get the Pantone color closest to the selected HEX color value. Suppose you are not getting the desired color. You may increase the distance value to get more color options.