in reply to Converting hex colors to color safe hex
Do you perhaps mean "web safe" instead of "color safe"? If so, it's a pretty easy approach.
Each element of the color is 1 byte (0-255 unsigned), and expressed in hex. All you have to do is round the values of each byte to the nearest in the "web safe" color chart. (with some bounds-checking, of course).
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