Faux-Medium blue (#0005cf) color information

Hex color #0005cf is very close to "Medium blue" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "generic blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Medium blue (#0005cf), in designs, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. Shades of "generic blue". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Medium blue (#0005cf)

#0005cf is made up of (0, 5, 207) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 97.58, 0.00, 18.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1487 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0000cc. White should be used ontop of #0005cf to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #0005cf. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #0005cf luma #26.33
Websafe hex #0000cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 5, 207) Adobe RGB (0.00, 34.00, 201.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 2%, 81%) Closest named color Medium blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 5.0, 207.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (22.36, 50.67, -147.46)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 97.58, 0.00, 18.82) CIE-L*ab (26.73, 59.46, -89.37)
hsv hsv(238.52, 100.00, 40.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (26.73, 107.34, 303.64)
hsb hsb(238.52, 100.00, 81.00) CIE-L*uv (26.73, -10.61, -103.30)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium blue (#0005cf)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #0005cf while the second is the "compliment" #cec700.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Medium blue (#0005cf)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #0005cf is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #cec700.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium blue (#0005cf)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 (#0005cf)

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 (#0005cf)

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.

Lighter shades of #0005cf

When you combine pure white with this color, #0005cf, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #0005cf

Darker shades are produced by blending #0005cf with black

Faux-Medium blue (#0005cf)'s Tones

Tones of #0005cf can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #0005cf

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 #0005cf as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#0005cf → #cec700
#0005cf → #4c50dd
#0005cf → #ffffff
#0005cf → #6000ce
#0005cf → #00037c
#0005cf → #006ece

Faux-Medium blue (#0005cf) in different environments

Seeing #0005cf 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 #0005cf could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Medium blue (#0005cf)

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

#0005cfmight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #0005cf

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#0005cf. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #0005cf

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 #0005cf
Java new Color(0, 5, 207);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 5, 207);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:5 blue:207 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 5f, 207f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:5, blue:207, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cf0500
Python Color('#0005cf')

Base Conversions of hex color #0005cf

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0005cf. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1487 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 5, 207.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000101 11001111
Hex 00 05 cf
Octal 0 5 317
Decimal 0 5 207

Icons incorporating the color #0005cf

If you're considering using #0005cf in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #0005cf on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #0005cf 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 #0005cf on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #0005cf on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #0005cf background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #0005cf background.
This text is hex color #0005cf on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #0005cf on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #0005cf and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #0005cf and white (#ffffff) background.