Faux-Medium blue (#0000cf) color information

The hexidecimal color, #0000cf, is very close to "Medium blue" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Medium blue (#0000cf), in advertisements, the following may come to mind: serenity, offices, human life, health care, and being taken seriously. This color isn't popular for clothing.

Breakdown of #0000cf

#0000cf is made up of (0, 0, 207) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 18.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 207 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0000cc. White should be used ontop of #0000cf to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #0000cf. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #0000cf luma #23.39
Websafe hex #0000cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 0, 207) Adobe RGB (0.00, 0.00, 201.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 0%, 81%) Closest named color Medium blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 0.0, 207.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (20.00, 65.26, -168.22)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 18.82) CIE-L*ab (23.67, 72.66, -94.65)
hsv hsv(240.00, 100.00, 40.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (23.67, 119.32, 307.51)
hsb hsb(240.00, 100.00, 81.00) CIE-L*uv (23.67, -6.28, -99.45)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium blue (#0000cf)

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" #0000cf and the second color is called the "compliment" #cece00.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium blue (#0000cf)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #0000cf is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #cece00.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium blue (#0000cf)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Medium blue (#0000cf)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Medium blue (#0000cf)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Faux-Medium blue (#0000cf)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #0000cf with white

Darker variations of #0000cf

When you combine pure black with this color, #0000cf, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #0000cf

Tones of #0000cf can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#0000cf in gradients

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 #0000cf as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#0000cf → #cece00
#0000cf → #4c4cdd
#0000cf → #ffffff
#0000cf → #6700ce
#0000cf → #00007c
#0000cf → #0067ce

Faux-Medium blue (#0000cf) in different environments

Seeing #0000cf 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 #0000cf could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #0000cf

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#0000cfmight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Medium blue (#0000cf)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#0000cf. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#0000cf in programming

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.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #0000cf
Java new Color(0, 0, 207);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 0, 207);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:0 blue:207 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 0f, 207f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:0, blue:207, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cf0000
Python Color('#0000cf')

Base Conversions of hex color #0000cf

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0000cf. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 207 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 0, 207.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000000 11001111
Hex 00 00 cf
Octal 0 0 317
Decimal 0 0 207

Icons incorporating the color #0000cf

If you're considering using #0000cf in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #0000cf on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #0000cf colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #0000cf on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #0000cf on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #0000cf background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #0000cf background.
This text is hex color #0000cf on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #0000cf on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #0000cf and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #0000cf and white (#ffffff) background.