Color Shades Generator

Generate shades and tints of any color instantly

Frequently Asked Questions

How to use the color shade generator?

ColorKit’s color shade generate instantly lets you create shades and tints of any hex color. Just pick a color on the top of the page to have all of its shades and tints generated. You can copy any of the shades by clicking the hex color value to have it copied to your clipboard.

What’s the difference between tint and shade?

In simple terms a shade is a color mixed with black making it darker, while a tint is mixing a color with white to make it brighter. This is an important color theory concept.

How does Color Shades Generator work?

Our color shades generator uses an algorithm to generate shades of color based on your input color. The algorithm calculates the brightness, saturation, and hue of the input color and generates lighter or darker shades accordingly.