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A comprehensive guide to hex color #00007f

About hex color #00007f - near-Navy blue

Hex color #00007f is a variation of "Navy blue". It's categorized as "blue". When humans think of blue in brand logos, they might associate it with: peace, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, finance, and widely-used. The color typically isn't associated with clothing. McDonald’s is using a color close to Navy blue in their branding. (Explore brands using Navy blue).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #00007f is created using 0% red, 0% green, and 49.8% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 100% cyan, 100% magenta, 0% yellow, and 50.2% black.

RGB Composition
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
  C   M   Y   K  

#00007f is made up of R: 0, G: 0, B: 127 in RGB colorspace and C: 100, M:100, Y:0, K:50.2 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 127 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000066. Its closest named color is "Navy blue". White should be used ontop of #00007f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00007f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00007f
Websafe hex #000066
rgb 0, 0, 127
rgb percent (%) 0%, 0%, 49.61%
rgba R: 0, G: 0, B: 127, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 100, M:100, Y:0, K:50.2
hsv 240, 100, 24.9
hsb 240, 100, 49.8
luma 14.351
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 1, 0, 124
Closest named color Navy blue
Hunter-Lab 12.38, 34.78, -92.04
CIE-L*ab 12.81, 47.24, -64.34
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 12.81, 79.82, 306.29
CIE-L*uv 12.81, -3.73, -51.7°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #00007f. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.


The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #00007f and the second color is called the "compliment" #7e7e00.

Design Tip: It's not a good idea to use one of these colors for text and the other for the background.


Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #00007f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7e7e00.

Design Tip: The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.



The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Design Tip: Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.



The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Design Tip: To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.



The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Design Tip: Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.


Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #00007f can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #00007f with black #000000.


Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00007f with white #FFFFFF.



Tones are produced by blending #00007f with gray #808080.


A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #00007f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #00007f on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #00007f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #00007f appears as #200079 when in northern sky daylight and as #00068d when in cool fluorescent.

Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #00007f

#00007f might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Navy blue
Dark blue
Phthalo blue
Dark imperial blue
Duke blue
Cadmium blue
Resolution blue
Indigo dye

Furthest named colors to #00007f

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #00007f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Lemon glacier
Baby powder

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #00007f, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

McDonald’s uses the color #05007b

Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

HTML, CSS #00007f
Java new Color(0, 0, 127)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 0, 127);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:0 blue:0.498 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 0f, 0.498f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:0, blue:0.498, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7F0000
Python Color('#00007f')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00007f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 127 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 0, 127.


If you're considering using #00007f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00007f colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #00007f on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #00007f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00007f background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00007f background.

This text is hex color #00007f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #00007f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00007f and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00007f and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #00007f.


The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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