Faux-Lemon lime (#4ae960) color information

#4ae960 is the hex color code that is related to "Lemon lime" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "light green". When people from western culture see this color, Lemon lime (#4ae960), used in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: feelings of tranquility, personal growth, healing, the home, and various cultures. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for transportation and cars.

#4ae960 Breakdown

#4ae960 is made up of (74, 233, 96) in RGB colorspace and (68.24, 0.00, 58.80, 8.63) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4909408 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #33ff66. White should be used ontop of #4ae960 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #4ae960. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #4ae960 luma #169.75
Websafe hex #33ff66 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(74, 233, 96) Adobe RGB (144.00, 231.00, 107.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(29%, 91%, 38%) Closest named color Lemon lime
rgba rgba(74.0, 233.0, 96.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (77.46, -53.91, 35.24)
cmyk cmyk(68.24, 0.00, 58.80, 8.63) CIE-L*ab (81.84, -66.78, 53.13)
hsv hsv(128.73, 77.50, 60.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (81.84, 85.34, 141.49)
hsb hsb(128.73, 68.13, 91.00) CIE-L*uv (81.84, -65.36, 77.97)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Lemon lime (#4ae960)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #4ae960 while the second is the "compliment" #e849d2.

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.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Lemon lime (#4ae960)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #4ae960 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #e849d2.

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.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Lemon lime (#4ae960)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Lemon lime (#4ae960)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Lemon lime (#4ae960)

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.

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

Lighter shades of #4ae960

Lighter shades of #4ae960 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Lemon lime (#4ae960)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #4ae960 with black

Faux-Lemon lime (#4ae960)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #4ae960, tones are produced.

Gradients including #4ae960

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 #4ae960 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#4ae960 → #e849d2
#4ae960 → #80ef8f
#4ae960 → #ffffff
#4ae960 → #49e8ae
#4ae960 → #2c8b39
#4ae960 → #83e849

#4ae960 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #4ae960 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 #4ae960 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#4ae960 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#4ae960might 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 #4ae960

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#4ae960. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #4ae960

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 #4ae960
Java new Color(74, 233, 96);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 74, 233, 96);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:74 green:233 blue:96 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(74f, 233f, 96f);
Swift UIColor(red:74, green:233, blue:96, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $60e94a
Python Color('#4ae960')

Base Conversions of hex color #4ae960

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #4ae960. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4909408 while the individual RGB conversions are: 74, 233, 96.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01001010 11101001 01100000
Hex 4a e9 60
Octal 112 351 140
Decimal 74 233 96

#4ae960 Icons

If you're considering using #4ae960 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Lemon lime (#4ae960) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #4ae960 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 #4ae960 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #4ae960 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #4ae960 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #4ae960 background.
This text is hex color #4ae960 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #4ae960 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #4ae960 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #4ae960 and white (#ffffff) background.