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A comprehensive guide to hex color #3333fe

About hex color #3333fe - near-Palatinate blue

Hex color #3333fe almost matches the color named "Palatinate blue". It's categorized as "blue". When people spot the color blue in brand logos, they may think of some of the following attributes: serenity, offices, self-expression, health care, and being taken seriously. The color typically isn't associated with clothing.

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #3333fe is created using 20% red, 20% green, and 99.6% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 79.9% cyan, 79.9% magenta, 0% yellow, and 0.4% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
20%
 
20%
 
99.6%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
79.9%
 
79.9%
 
0%
0.4%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#3333fe is made up of R: 51, G: 51, B: 254 in RGB colorspace and C: 79.92, M:79.92, Y:0, K:0.39 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3355646 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3333ff. Its closest named color is "Palatinate blue". White should be used ontop of #3333fe to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #3333fe. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #3333fe
Websafe hex #3333ff
rgb 51, 51, 254
rgb percent (%) 19.92%, 19.92%, 99.22%
rgba R: 51, G: 51, B: 254, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 79.92, M:79.92, Y:0, K:0.39
hsv 240, 99.02, 59.8
hsb 240, 79.92, 99.61
luma 73.888
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 54, 54, 249
Closest named color Palatinate blue
Hunter-Lab 31.98, 60.77, -160.81
CIE-L*ab 38.25, 65.73, -97.35
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 38.25, 117.47, 304.03
CIE-L*uv 38.25, -9.58, -132.9°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #3333fe. 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" #3333fe and the second color is called the "compliment" #fefe33.

Design Tip: It's not a good idea to use one of these colors for text and the other for the background.

#fefe33
#3333fe

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #3333fe is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #fefe33.

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

#98fe33
#3333fe
#fe9833

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: Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

#33fe33
#3333fe
#fe3333

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

#33fefe
#fefe33
#fe3333
#3333fe

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: Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

#3398fe
#3333fe
#9833fe

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 #3333fe: "coldness".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #3333fe 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 #3333fe with black #000000.

#0a0a32
#0f0f4c
#141465
#19197f
#1e1e98
#2323b1
#2828cb
#2d2de4

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #3333fe with white #FFFFFF.

#5b5bfe
#7070fe
#8484fe
#9999fe
#adadfe
#c1c1fe
#d6d6fe
#eaeafe

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #3333fe with gray #808080.

#707099
#6868a5
#6161b2
#5959bf
#5151cb
#4a4ad8
#4242e4
#3a3af1

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 #3333fe 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 #3333fe 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 #3333fe could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #3333fe appears as #1b34ff when in old direct sunlight at noon and as #5028fc when in daylight 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 #3333fe

#3333fe 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.

Palatinate blue
Bluebonnet
Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache)
Han purple
Electric ultramarine
Ultramarine
Blue (RYB)
Ultramarine blue

Furthest named colors to #3333fe

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #3333fe. 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 #3333fe, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

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 #3333fe
Java new Color(51, 51, 254)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 51, 51, 254);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.2 green:0.2 blue:0.9961 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.2f, 0.2f, 0.9961f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.2, green:0.2, blue:0.9961, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $FE3333
Python Color('#3333fe')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #3333fe. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3355646 while the individual RGB conversions are: 51, 51, 254.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary001100110011001111111110
Hex3333fe
Octal6363376
Decimal5151254

If you're considering using #3333fe 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 #3333fe colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #3333fe on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #3333fe on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #3333fe background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #3333fe background.

This text is hex color #3333fe on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #3333fe on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #3333fe and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #3333fe 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 #3333fe.

Buttons

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