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How to use Google search to convert RGB and hex color values

Graphic and web designers no longer need external software to determine color values.


Need to convert between RGB and Hex? Google has the tool for that.


Google search is a powerful tool.

You can use it to help you convert units, calculate a tip and go back in time, and now the search giant has debuted a new RGB to hex converter to identify colors with exact precision.

RGB and hex are both value formats assigned to describe specific colors in the spectrum; generally speaking, websites rely on hexadecimal while graphic designers deal in RGB, but crossover use is common meaning the new tool should be useful for everyone.

You can pull up the color picker tool with a simple Google search for "RGB to hex." From there, you can either input an exact hex or RGB value to convert or just drag the small circle around the palette to explore.

The "Show Color Values" arrow on the bottom also expands to reveal detailed information about HSV, HSL and CMYK conversions.