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A comprehensive guide to hex color #00bc40

About hex color #00bc40 - near-Dark pastel green

Hex color #00bc40 should not to be confused with "Dark pastel green". It's described as "green". When humans think of green in ads, the following may come to mind: an alleviation to depression, personal growth, feeling relaxed, energy, and various cultures. This color isn't popular for transportation and cars. Samsung, More4, and Basecamp are using a color close to Dark pastel green in their branding. (Explore brands using Dark pastel green).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #00bc40 is created using 0% red, 73.7% green, and 25.1% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 100% cyan, 0% magenta, 66% yellow, and 26.3% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
0%
 
73.7%
 
25.1%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
100%
 
0%
 
66%
26.3%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#00bc40 is made up of R: 0, G: 188, B: 64 in RGB colorspace and C: 100, M:0, Y:65.96, K:26.27 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 48192 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #00cc33. Its closest named color is "Dark pastel green". White should be used ontop of #00bc40 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00bc40. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00bc40
Websafe hex #00cc33
rgb 0, 188, 64
rgb percent (%) 0%, 73.44%, 25%
rgba R: 0, G: 188, B: 64, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 100, M:0, Y:65.96, K:26.27
hsv 140.43, 100, 36.86
hsb 140.43, 100, 73.73
luma 117.588
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 105, 187, 76
Closest named color Dark pastel green
Hunter-Lab 60.28, -47.01, 29.31
CIE-L*ab 66.78, -64.91, 49.94
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 66.78, 81.9, 142.42
CIE-L*uv 66.78, -61.68, 69.32°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #00bc40. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #00bc40 and the second color is called the "compliment" #bc007d.

Design Tip: Complimentary colors do the job if you want an element to really stand out!

#bc007d
#00bc40

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #00bc40 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #bc007d.

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

#bc001f
#00bc40
#9c00bc

Triadic

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

#bc3e00
#00bc40
#3e00bc

Tetradic

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.

#7dbc00
#bc007d
#3e00bc
#00bc40

Analagous

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

#1fbc00
#00bc40
#00bc9c

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #00bc40: "energy".
 

Please note that 2020 Colours will receive commission for purchases made through the affiliate links above. This page's Amazon links are paid advertisements and are not endoresements or reviews of the product.

Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #00bc40 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 #00bc40 with black #000000.

#00250c
#003813
#004b19
#005e20
#007026
#00832c
#009633
#00a939

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00bc40 with white #FFFFFF.

#33c966
#4cd079
#66d68c
#7fdd9f
#99e4b2
#b2eac5
#ccf1d8
#e5f8eb

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #00bc40 with gray #808080.

#668c73
#59926c
#4c9866
#409e60
#33a459
#26aa53
#19b04c
#0cb646

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 #00bc40 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 #00bc40 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 #00bc40 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #00bc40 appears as #00bc54 when in old direct sunlight at noon and as #00bc69 when in cool fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
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 #00bc40

#00bc40 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.

Dark pastel green
Green (Pantone)
Vivid malachite
Green (pigment)
Malachite
Neon green
GO green
Shamrock green

Furthest named colors to #00bc40

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #00bc40. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Fuchsia
Magenta
Phlox
Psychedelic purple
Vivid orchid
Hot magenta
Shocking pink
Electric purple

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #00bc40, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Fiverr uses the color #00b22d

#00b22d
   

More4 uses the color #00af3e

#00af3e
#0081b4
#29245c
#333c41
#39a6dd
#85b7e2
#91be3e
#949483
#96cbb3
#9f1f5c
#dde2e0
#e5352b
#e990ab
#eb0973
#ef9020
#f47b7b
#ffd616
   

Basecamp uses the color #00ad45

#00ad45
#5ecc62
#b3dcff
 

Samsung uses the color #00b140

#00b140
#0057b8
#009ca6
#00a9e0
#0689d8
#1428a0
#685bc7
#75787b
#c800a1
#e4002b
#ff6900
#ffc600
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 #00bc40
Java new Color(0, 188, 64)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 188, 64);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:0.7373 blue:0.251 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 0.7373f, 0.251f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:0.7373, blue:0.251, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $40BC00
Python Color('#00bc40')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00bc40. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 48192 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 188, 64.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary000000001011110001000000
Hex00bc40
Octal0274100
Decimal018864

If you're considering using #00bc40 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 #00bc40 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #00bc40 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #00bc40 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00bc40 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00bc40 background.

This text is hex color #00bc40 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #00bc40 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00bc40 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00bc40 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 #00bc40.

Buttons

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