Faux-Microsoft blue (#009ded) color information

The hexidecimal color, #009ded, almost matches the color named "Microsoft blue" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Microsoft blue (#009ded), in designs, the following may come to mind: serenity, offices, human life, health care, and being taken seriously. Shades of "light blue". typically aren't associated with clothing. Microsoft, ezTalks, and Dealhack are the companies in our database using this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Microsoft blue (#009ded)

#009ded is made up of (0, 157, 237) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 33.76, 0.00, 7.06) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40429 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099ff. White should be used ontop of #009ded to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009ded. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009ded luma #118.94
Websafe hex #0099ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 157, 237) Adobe RGB (91.00, 157.00, 234.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 93%) Closest named color Microsoft blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 157.0, 237.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (55.68, -4.77, -56.67)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 33.76, 0.00, 7.06) CIE-L*ab (62.51, -5.70, -48.80)
hsv hsv(200.00, 100.00, 46.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (62.51, 49.13, 263.34)
hsb hsb(200.00, 100.00, 93.00) CIE-L*uv (62.51, -39.09, -77.47)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Microsoft blue (#009ded)

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" #009ded and the second color is called the "compliment" #ed4f00.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Microsoft blue (#009ded)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009ded is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #ed4f00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Microsoft blue (#009ded)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Microsoft blue (#009ded)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Microsoft blue (#009ded)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter variations of #009ded

When you combine pure white with this color, #009ded, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #009ded

Darker shades of #009ded can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #009ded

Tones are produced by blending #009ded with gray

Faux-Microsoft blue (#009ded) 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 #009ded as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009ded → #ed4f00
#009ded → #4cbaf2
#009ded → #ffffff
#009ded → #0027ed
#009ded → #005e8e
#009ded → #00edc5

How #009ded looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #009ded 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 #009ded could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Microsoft blue (#009ded)

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

#009dedmight 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.

#009ded popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009ded. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Dealhack
Microsoft
ezTalks

#009ded in coding

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 #009ded
Java new Color(0, 157, 237);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 157, 237);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:157 blue:237 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 157f, 237f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:157, blue:237, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ed9d00
Python Color('#009ded')

Base Conversions of hex color #009ded

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009ded. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40429 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 157, 237.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011101 11101101
Hex 00 9d ed
Octal 0 235 355
Decimal 0 157 237

Icons incorporating the color #009ded

If you're considering using #009ded in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #009ded on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009ded 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 #009ded on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009ded on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009ded background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009ded background.
This text is hex color #009ded on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009ded on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009ded and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009ded and white (#ffffff) background.