Faux-Purple navy (#4c4c80) color information

The hexidecimal color, #4c4c80, may be mistaken for "Purple navy" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark gray". When people spot this color, Purple navy (#4c4c80), in media, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "dark gray" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #4c4c80

#4c4c80 is made up of (76, 76, 128) in RGB colorspace and (40.63, 40.63, 0.00, 49.80) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5000320 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333399. White should be used ontop of #4c4c80 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #4c4c80. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #4c4c80 luma #81.80
Websafe hex #333399 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(76, 76, 128) Adobe RGB (84.00, 72.00, 124.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(30%, 30%, 50%) Closest named color Purple navy
rgba rgba(76.0, 76.0, 128.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (28.28, 15.36, -26.75)
cmyk cmyk(40.63, 40.63, 0.00, 49.80) CIE-L*ab (33.98, 20.60, -29.38)
hsv hsv(240.00, 25.00, 40.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (33.98, 35.88, 305.04)
hsb hsb(240.00, 40.00, 50.00) CIE-L*uv (33.98, 4.16, -42.09)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Purple navy (#4c4c80)

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" #4c4c80 and the second color is called the "compliment" #7f7f4c.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Purple navy (#4c4c80)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #4c4c80 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #7f7f4c.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Purple navy (#4c4c80)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Purple navy (#4c4c80)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Purple navy (#4c4c80)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter shades of #4c4c80

Lighter shades are produced by blending #4c4c80 with white

Darker shades of #4c4c80

Darker shades are produced by blending #4c4c80 with black

Tones of #4c4c80

Tones are produced by blending #4c4c80 with gray

Gradients including #4c4c80

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 #4c4c80 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#4c4c80 → #7f7f4c
#4c4c80 → #8181a6
#4c4c80 → #ffffff
#4c4c80 → #664c7f
#4c4c80 → #2d2d4c
#4c4c80 → #4c667f

How #4c4c80 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #4c4c80 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 #4c4c80 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #4c4c80

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

#4c4c80might 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 #4c4c80

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#4c4c80. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #4c4c80

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 #4c4c80
Java new Color(76, 76, 128);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 76, 76, 128);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:76 green:76 blue:128 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(76f, 76f, 128f);
Swift UIColor(red:76, green:76, blue:128, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $804c4c
Python Color('#4c4c80')

Base Conversions of hex color #4c4c80

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #4c4c80. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5000320 while the individual RGB conversions are: 76, 76, 128.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01001100 01001100 10000000
Hex 4c 4c 80
Octal 114 114 200
Decimal 76 76 128

#4c4c80 Icons

If you're considering using #4c4c80 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Purple navy (#4c4c80) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #4c4c80 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 #4c4c80 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #4c4c80 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #4c4c80 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #4c4c80 background.
This text is hex color #4c4c80 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #4c4c80 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #4c4c80 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #4c4c80 and white (#ffffff) background.