Color Shades Generator

Generate shades and tints of any color instantly with this online tool

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 base 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. After generating the colors you can copy their hex codes to use in your designs.

What formats can I export my colors in?

Our color shades generator shows hex color codes by default, but you can input any color into the color picker to convert the hex code into RGB, HSL, and even LCH values. You can also access the tints or shades in our color palette editor.

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