PANTONE to CMYK
We attempted to convert PANTONE 518 C to CMYK and here is the final result (scroll down for all the details). Our color conversion tool concluded, that if you want to represent PANTONE 518 C using CMYK color standard, you should be using these CMYK values for best results - Cyan: 0%, Magenta: 38%, Yellow: 4%, Key (black): 68%. Based on our computations, these CMYK values should yield the most accurate pantone color representation for a human eye. There are some key points to understand when trying to accomplish PANTONE to CMYK conversion. As you should already know, CMYK stands for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black. These are the components that you mix (using tiny overlapping dots) to obtain various color tones and shades. However, PANTONE is not technically a "color system" as it's a collection of spot colors. It is not supposed to represent any imaginable color, but instead offers a large library of handpicked color hues.
|Color:||PANTONE 518 C|
|Collection:||Pantone Solid Coated|
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|CMYK Percentage:||0%, 38%, 4%, 68%|
|CMYK Float:||0, 0.38, 0.04, 0.68|
|CMYK to RGB:||81, 50, 78|