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A comprehensive guide to hex color #2626c6

About hex color #2626c6 - near-Persian blue

Hex color #2626c6 greatly resembles "Persian blue". It's labeled as "blue". When humans think of blue in ads, they might associate it with: serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, energy, and being taken seriously. It's rarely tied to food and restaurants. Baidu is using a color close to Persian blue in their branding. (Explore brands using Persian blue).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #2626c6 is created using 14.9% red, 14.9% green, and 77.6% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 80.8% cyan, 80.8% magenta, 0% yellow, and 22.4% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
14.9%
 
14.9%
 
77.6%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
80.8%
 
80.8%
 
0%
22.4%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#2626c6 is made up of R: 38, G: 38, B: 198 in RGB colorspace and C: 80.81, M:80.81, Y:0, K:22.35 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2500294 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3333cc. Its closest named color is "Persian blue". White should be used ontop of #2626c6 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #2626c6. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #2626c6
Websafe hex #3333cc
rgb 38, 38, 198
rgb percent (%) 14.84%, 14.84%, 77.34%
rgba R: 38, G: 38, B: 198, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 80.81, M:80.81, Y:0, K:22.35
hsv 240, 67.8, 46.27
hsb 240, 80.81, 77.65
luma 56.042
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 42, 42, 193
Closest named color Persian blue
Hunter-Lab 24.24, 45.64, -120.77
CIE-L*ab 29.1, 54.24, -80.5
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 29.1, 97.07, 303.97
CIE-L*uv 29.1, -7.26, -100.7°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #2626c6. 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" #2626c6 and the second color is called the "compliment" #c6c626.

Design Tip: It's not unusual for complimentary colors to appear jarring given their contrast, so be sure to tweak vibrancies to your liking.

#c6c626
#2626c6

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #2626c6 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #c6c626.

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

#76c626
#2626c6
#c67626

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: Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

#26c626
#2626c6
#c62626

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: The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

#26c6c6
#c6c626
#c62626
#2626c6

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.

#2676c6
#2626c6
#7626c6

Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #2626c6 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 #2626c6 with black #000000.

#070727
#0b0b3b
#0f0f4f
#131363
#161676
#1a1a8a
#1e1e9e
#2222b2

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #2626c6 with white #FFFFFF.

#5151d1
#6767d7
#7c7cdc
#9292e2
#a8a8e8
#bdbded
#d3d3f3
#e9e9f9

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #2626c6 with gray #808080.

#6e6e8e
#656595
#5c5c9c
#5353a3
#4a4aaa
#4141b1
#3838b8
#2f2fbf

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 #2626c6 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 #2626c6 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 #2626c6 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #2626c6 appears as #3e22be when in old daylight and as #002bdc 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 #2626c6

#2626c6 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.

Persian blue
Interdimensional blue
Denim Blue
Palatinate blue
Egyptian blue
New Car
Violet-blue
Bluebonnet

Furthest named colors to #2626c6

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #2626c6. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Yellow
Lemon glacier
Lemon
Neon yellow
Yellow Sunshine
Cadmium yellow
Christmas yellow
Yellow rose

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #2626c6, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Baidu uses the color #2529d8

#2529d8
#de0f17
  
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 #2626c6
Java new Color(38, 38, 198)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 38, 38, 198);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.149 green:0.149 blue:0.7765 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.149f, 0.149f, 0.7765f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.149, green:0.149, blue:0.7765, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $C62626
Python Color('#2626c6')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #2626c6. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2500294 while the individual RGB conversions are: 38, 38, 198.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary001001100010011011000110
Hex2626c6
Octal4646306
Decimal3838198

If you're considering using #2626c6 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 #2626c6 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #2626c6 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #2626c6 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #2626c6 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #2626c6 background.

This text is hex color #2626c6 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #2626c6 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #2626c6 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #2626c6 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 #2626c6.

Buttons

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