PIXEL - REM - POINT Converter and vice versa

PIXEL - REM - POINT Converter

Convert pixel to rem or point unit and vice versa with dunplab unit converter

Set optionally the base size unit and choose wich metric unit convert

PX / REM / POINT Converter

From Pixel

PX
REM
PT

From REM

REM
PX
PT

From POINT

PT
PX
REM

What is a unit converter?

This free tool converts pixels to the CSS unit REM or Point and vice versa. The conversion is based on the default font-size of 16 pixel, but can be changed trough the input selector.

With the CSS rem unit you can define a size relative to the font-size of the HTML root tag.

The conversion works of course in both directions (Pixel, REM and Point), just change the opposite value in the relative section.

What is a Pixel unit?

A pixel, (or picture element), abbreviated as "px" is a physical point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable element in an all points addressable display device; so it is the smallest controllable element of a picture represented on the screen.

Pixels are a unit of measurement commonly used in graphic and web design, equivalent to roughly 1⁄96 inch (0.26 mm).

This measurement is used to make sure a given element will display as the same size no matter what screen resolution views it.

What is a REM?

What's the difference between REM and EM?

According to the W3C spec the definition for one rem unit is: "Equal to the computed value of font-size on the root element. When specified on the font-size property of the root element, the rem units refer to the property’s initial value."

This means that 1rem equals the font size of the html element (which for most browsers has a default value of 16px)".

Otherwise, Em units are relative to the font size of their own "father" element. As such they can cascade and cause unexpected results

What is a Point unit?

Points unit, abbreviated as "pt", is euql to 1/72 of an inch or 1/72 of 96px or 1/72 of 2.54cm.

The point on the other hand is a unit of length, commonly used to measure the height of a font, but technically capable of measuring any length.

In applications, 1pt is equal to exactly 1/72th of an inch; in traditional print technically 72pt is 0.996264 inches.

Conversion table

Pixel REM Point Percent
8px 0.5em 6pt 50%
9px 0.5625em 6.75pt 56.25%
10px 0.625em 7.5pt 62.5%
11px 0.6875em 8.25pt 68.75%
12px 0.75em 9pt 75%
13px 0.8125em 9.75pt 81.25%
14px 0.875em 10.5pt 87.5%
15px 0.9375em 11.25pt 93.75%
16px 1em 12pt 100%
17px 1.0625em 12.75pt 106.25%
18px 1.125em 13.5pt 112.5%
19px 1.1875em 14.25pt 118.75%
20px 1.25em 15pt 125%
21px 1.3125em 15.75pt 131.25%
22px 1.375em 16.5pt 137.5%
23px 1.4375em 17.25pt 143.75%
24px 1.5em 18pt 150%
25px 1.5625em 18.75pt 156.25%
26px 1.625em 19.5pt 162.5%
27px 1.6875em 20.25pt 168.75%
28px 1.75em 21pt 175%
29px 1.8125em 21.75pt 181.25%
30px 1.875em 22.5pt 187.5%
31px 1.9375em 23.25pt 193.75%
32px 2em 24pt 200%
33px 2.0625em 24.75pt 206.25%
34px 2.125em 25.5pt 212.5%
35px 2.1875em 26.25pt 218.75%
36px 2.25em 27pt 225%
37px 2.3125em 27.75pt 231.25%
38px 2.375em 28.5pt 237.5%
39px 2.4375em 29.25pt 243.75%
40px 2.5em 30pt 250%
41px 2.5625em 30.75pt 256.25%
42px 2.625em 31.5pt 262.5%
43px 2.6875em 32.25pt 268.75%
44px 2.75em 33pt 275%
45px 2.8125em 33.75pt 281.25%
46px 2.875em 34.5pt 287.5%
47px 2.9375em 35.25pt 293.75%
48px 3em 36pt 300%

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