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Convert from NCS® to CMYK

Brief explanation

The four color values for cyan, magenta, yellow and black are determined from the NCS® color palette.

Since this is about a fixed color palette, there are extensive tables for the exact color value in the notation cmyk (cyan%, magenta%, yellow%, black%).

How does it work?

Qconv makes it to you easy. Give the you known NCS®-color-number into the upper field. After confirmation, we are looking for you the appropriate CMYK color values out.

You can also quickly and easily find out which other suitable color values are available after a color conversion to the CMYK color tone. For example, in addition to analog, square or complementary colors, you can quickly access shades or lighter colors.

Also, get recommended gradients based on the color you entered.

NCS®-colors

Summary

The NCS®-color-catalog stands for "Natural Colour System" and standing socially interesting colors. For this it is necessary to have true names that are four digits after the abbreviation NCS® with futher information.

Not every possible number is available as a NCS® color. Since 08. April 2022 there are 2050 NCS® shades you can use.

Usage

The NCS® color system This color catalog can be used worldwide.

CMYK color profile

Short description

CMYK is primarily used for four-color printing. It constructs color from the combination of cyan, magenta, yellow, and the black component.

It uses the value from 0 to 100 respectively, indicating the intensity of each color. In the CMYK color model, there is a special feature. The more color used, the darker the overall color. CMYK is always specified with four color values, each of which can range from 0% to 100%.

There are over 4 trillion CMYK colors, but not all of them can be represented.

Use

The CMYK color system is used for printing and for image or photo editing. It is available for selection in almost all image editing programs and should be selected as the default color system when working with printers. This will give you the most accurate print result possible.

Popular conversions

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convert from RGBA red green blue transparency to #RRGGBB

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convert from RGBA red green blue transparency to CMYK cyan / magenta / yellow / black

Icons

RGBA to RAL®

convert from RGBA red green blue transparency to RAL®-number (RAL 0000)

RGBA to HKS®

convert from RGBA red green blue transparency to HKS®-number (HKS 00)

RGBA to PANTONE®

convert from RGBA red green blue transparency to Pantone®-number (Pantone 0000)

RGBA to Sherwin Williams®

convert from RGBA red green blue transparency to Sherwin Williams®-number (SW 0000)

RGBA to NCS®

convert from RGBA red green blue transparency to NCS-number (S0000-X00X)

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CMYK to HEX

convert from CMYK cyan / magenta / yellow / black to #RRGGBB

CMYK to RGB

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