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A comprehensive guide to hex color #3340cc

About hex color #3340cc - near-New Car

Hex color #3340cc is very close to "New Car". It's described as "blue". When people from western culture see blue in marketing, they might associate it with: serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, finance, and widely-used. It's rarely tied to food and restaurants.

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #3340cc is created using 20% red, 25.1% green, and 80% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 75% cyan, 68.6% magenta, 0% yellow, and 20% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
20%
 
25.1%
 
80%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
75%
 
68.6%
 
0%
20%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#3340cc is made up of R: 51, G: 64, B: 204 in RGB colorspace and C: 75, M:68.63, Y:0, K:20 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3358924 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3333cc. Its closest named color is "New Car". White should be used ontop of #3340cc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #3340cc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #3340cc
Websafe hex #3333cc
rgb 51, 64, 204
rgb percent (%) 19.92%, 25%, 79.69%
rgba R: 51, G: 64, B: 204, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 75, M:68.63, Y:0, K:20
hsv 234.9, 60, 50
hsb 234.9, 75, 80
luma 75.869
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 58, 66, 199
Closest named color New Car
Hunter-Lab 29.55, 35.6, -101.19
CIE-L*ab 35.46, 42.86, -73.47
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 35.46, 85.06, 300.26
CIE-L*uv 35.46, -9.78, -102.44°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #3340cc. 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" #3340cc and the second color is called the "compliment" #ccbc33.

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

#ccbc33
#3340cc

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #3340cc is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #ccbc33.

Design Tip: If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

#8ecc33
#3340cc
#cc7033

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.

#42cc33
#3340cc
#cc3342

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.

#33ccbc
#ccbc33
#cc3342
#3340cc

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: This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

#338ecc
#3340cc
#7033cc

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 #3340cc: "offices".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #3340cc 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 #3340cc with black #000000.

#0a0c28
#0f133d
#141951
#192066
#1e267a
#232c8e
#2833a3
#2d39b7

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #3340cc with white #FFFFFF.

#5b66d6
#7079db
#848ce0
#999fe5
#adb2ea
#c1c5ef
#d6d8f4
#eaebf9

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #3340cc with gray #808080.

#70738f
#686c96
#61669e
#5960a6
#5159ad
#4a53b5
#424cbc
#3a46c4

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 #3340cc 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 #3340cc 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 #3340cc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #3340cc appears as #1741d5 when in old direct sunlight at noon and as #004af8 when in white 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 #3340cc

#3340cc 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.

New Car
Cerulean blue
Palatinate blue
Violet-blue
Denim Blue
Persian blue
Ocean blue
Iris

Furthest named colors to #3340cc

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #3340cc. 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 #3340cc, 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 #3340cc
Java new Color(51, 64, 204)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 51, 64, 204);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.2 green:0.251 blue:0.8 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.2f, 0.251f, 0.8f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.2, green:0.251, blue:0.8, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $CC4033
Python Color('#3340cc')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #3340cc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3358924 while the individual RGB conversions are: 51, 64, 204.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary001100110100000011001100
Hex3340cc
Octal63100314
Decimal5164204

If you're considering using #3340cc 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 #3340cc colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #3340cc on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #3340cc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #3340cc background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #3340cc background.

This text is hex color #3340cc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #3340cc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #3340cc and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #3340cc 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 #3340cc.

Buttons

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