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Convert from Sherwin Williams® to CMYK

Brief explanation

The four color values for cyan, magenta, yellow and black are determined from the Sherwin Williams® 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 Sherwin Williams®-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.

Sherwin Williams®-colors


The SW®-color-catalog standing socially interesting colors. For this it is necessary to have true names that are four digits after the abbreviation SW® with a number.

Not every possible number is available as a SW® color. At the moment there are 1535 SW® shades you can use.


The SW® color system This color catalog can be used worldwide, but is influenced in America.

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.


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.