Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a5ff) color information

The hexidecimal color, #00a5ff, is very close to "Vivid cerulean" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Vivid cerulean (#00a5ff), in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: serenity, offices, human life, health care, and being taken seriously. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for clothing. Bynder and Dailymotion are two brands that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a5ff)

#00a5ff is made up of (0, 165, 255) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 35.29, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 42495 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099ff. White should be used ontop of #00a5ff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00a5ff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00a5ff luma #125.67
Websafe hex #0099ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 165, 255) Adobe RGB (96.00, 162.00, 253.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 65%, 100%) Closest named color Vivid cerulean
rgba rgba(0.0, 165.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (58.31, -0.98, -66.50)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 35.29, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (64.96, -1.14, -54.82)
hsv hsv(201.00, 100.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.96, 54.83, 268.81)
hsb hsb(201.00, 100.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (64.96, -38.70, -88.60)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a5ff)

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" #00a5ff while the second is the "compliment" #ff5900.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a5ff)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #00a5ff is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #ff5900.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a5ff)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a5ff)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a5ff)

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 #00a5ff

When you combine pure white with this color, #00a5ff, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #00a5ff

Darker shades of #00a5ff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a5ff)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #00a5ff with gray

Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a5ff) 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 #00a5ff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00a5ff → #ff5900
#00a5ff → #4cc0ff
#00a5ff → #ffffff
#00a5ff → #0026ff
#00a5ff → #006399
#00a5ff → #00ffd8

How #00a5ff looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #00a5ff 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 #00a5ff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a5ff)

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

#00a5ffmight 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.

#00a5ff 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#00a5ff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Bynder
Dailymotion

#00a5ff 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 #00a5ff
Java new Color(0, 165, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 165, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:165 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 165f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:165, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ffa500
Python Color('#00a5ff')

Base Conversions of hex color #00a5ff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00a5ff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 42495 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 165, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10100101 11111111
Hex 00 a5 ff
Octal 0 245 377
Decimal 0 165 255

#00a5ff Icons

If you're considering using #00a5ff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a5ff) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00a5ff 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 #00a5ff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00a5ff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00a5ff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00a5ff background.
This text is hex color #00a5ff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00a5ff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00a5ff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00a5ff and white (#ffffff) background.