Brilliant azure (#3399ff) color information

The hexidecimal color, #3399ff, is named "Brilliant azure". The color is categorized as "light blue". When people spot this color, Brilliant azure (#3399ff), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: water, offices, self-expression, energy, and being taken seriously. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for cars. World Organisation of the Scout Movement and Delicious use this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Brilliant azure (#3399ff)

#3399ff is made up of (51, 153, 255) in RGB colorspace and (80.00, 40.00, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3381759 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3399ff. White should be used ontop of #3399ff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #3399ff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #3399ff luma #133.88
Websafe hex #3399ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(51, 153, 255) Adobe RGB (96.00, 152.00, 252.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(20%, 60%, 100%) Closest named color Brilliant azure
rgba rgba(51.0, 153.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (55.68, 5.00, -72.15)
cmyk cmyk(80.00, 40.00, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (62.51, 5.78, -58.40)
hsv hsv(210.00, 100.00, 60.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (62.51, 58.69, 275.65)
hsb hsb(210.00, 80.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (62.51, -33.70, -94.67)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Brilliant azure (#3399ff)

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" #3399ff and the second color is called the "compliment" #ff9933.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Brilliant azure (#3399ff)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #3399ff is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #ff9933.

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

Triadic Colors of Brilliant azure (#3399ff)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Brilliant azure (#3399ff)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Brilliant azure (#3399ff)

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.

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

Lighter shades of #3399ff

When you combine pure white with this color, #3399ff, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #3399ff

Darker shades are produced by blending #3399ff with black

Tones of #3399ff

Tones of #3399ff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #3399ff

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 #3399ff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#3399ff → #ff9933
#3399ff → #70b7ff
#3399ff → #ffffff
#3399ff → #3333ff
#3399ff → #1e5b99
#3399ff → #33ffff

Brilliant azure (#3399ff) in different environments

Seeing #3399ff 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 #3399ff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Brilliant azure (#3399ff)

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

#3399ffmight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #3399ff

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#3399ff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #3399ff

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 #3399ff
Java new Color(51, 153, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 51, 153, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:51 green:153 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(51f, 153f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:51, green:153, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ff9933
Python Color('#3399ff')

Base Conversions of hex color #3399ff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #3399ff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3381759 while the individual RGB conversions are: 51, 153, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00110011 10011001 11111111
Hex 33 99 ff
Octal 63 231 377
Decimal 51 153 255

#3399ff Icons

If you're considering using #3399ff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Brilliant azure (#3399ff) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #3399ff 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 #3399ff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #3399ff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #3399ff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #3399ff background.
This text is hex color #3399ff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #3399ff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #3399ff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #3399ff and white (#ffffff) background.