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HEX to HSV Color Converter is a free online browser-based color conversion tool that instantly converts HEX color value to HSV color value.

What is the HEX Color Model?

The HEX Color Model is the color representation in hexadecimal form. The HEX color code starts with the hashtag (#) followed by the string of six letters (alphabets, numbers, or the combination of both). Each HEX color code represents mixing a certain proportion of Red, Blue, and Green colors.

The HEX Color Model is the shorthand of the RGB Color Model. The best part is that this color model is safe for the browsers. Whatever browser you use, the color will remain the same. It is also called HTML Color Code.

The Hex is 24 bits hexadecimal code representing red, blue, and green. For example, in #123456, the first two letters (12) represent the red color, the subsequent two letters (34) represent the green color and the last two letters (56) represent the blue color. You can create up to 16 million possible colors.

What is the HSV Color Model?

The HSV Color Model is the alternative representation of the RGB color model. That color model is also known as HSL (Hue, Saturation, and Lightness).

Today, no doubt, RGB is the most used color model. But, the problem with the RGB color model is that you cannot give the accurate Red, Green, and Blue values to get the desired result. Therefore, the artist develops another way to define the colors, known as HSV Color Model.

In HSV Color Model, H stands for Hue, S stands for Saturation, and V stands for Value. Hue is from 0 to 360 degrees, representing the angel that each color occupied on the color hexagon. Saturation is the ratio of purity of each color, ranging from 0 to 100 percent. And Value is the brightness, ranging from 0 to 100 percent.

In the color hexagon, the Red falls from 0 to 60 degrees, Yellow falls from 60 and 120 degrees, Green falls from 120 and 180 degrees, Cyan falls from 180 and 240 degrees, Blue falls from 240 and 300, and Magenta falls from 300 and 360 degrees.

HEX vs. HSV

Before using the tool, it is essential to know the difference between the two-color models.

HEX Color Model is the shorthand form of the RGB Color Model. HEX Color Model is suitable for web browsers because whatever web browser you use, the color display will remain the same. HEX is also known as HTML color codes. As compared to HEX, HSV is the alternative representation of the RGB Color Model. HSV Color Model is closer to how humans perceive and relate to colors.

HEX Color Model is used to define the color on web pages, and the HSV Color Model is used in graphic design and photo editing software.

How to convert the HEX color value to HSV color value using an online HEX to HSV color converter?

Several online tools are available on the internet to convert HEX color value to HSV color value.

For converting the HEX color value to the HSV color value, do the following steps.

  • Open the HEX to HSV color converter online tool.
  • Enter the HEX Color code.
  • You can also use the "color palette" for selecting the required color.
  • Click on the "Convert to HSV" button.
  • It will convert the HEX color value to HSV color value and give you the result in HEX color format (H = Hue, S = Saturation, and V = Value).
  • Click on the "Copy HSV" button.
  • Please paste the HSV color value to the desired location.
  • In the end, a list of a wide range of commonly used colors is given—their name, HEX, RGB, HSV, and CMYK color codes are given in front of each color.
  • The search facility is also provided to search the color by using its color name, HEX, RGB, HSV, or CMYK color codes value.

Note: You can also convert the HSV color value to HEX color value using theHSV to HEX color converter tool.