Faux-Ultramarine blue (#4c4efe) color information

The hexidecimal color, #4c4efe, is related to "Ultramarine blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light blue". When people from western culture see this color, Ultramarine blue (#4c4efe), used in advertisements, the following may come to mind: peace, coldness, human life, finance, and widely-used. Colors labeled as "light blue" are rarely tied to clothing.

Breakdown of #4c4efe

#4c4efe is made up of (76, 78, 254) in RGB colorspace and (70.08, 69.29, 0.00, 0.39) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5000958 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3366ff. White should be used ontop of #4c4efe to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #4c4efe. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #4c4efe luma #97.21
Websafe hex #3366ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(76, 78, 254) Adobe RGB (81.00, 76.00, 250.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(30%, 31%, 100%) Closest named color Ultramarine blue
rgba rgba(76.0, 78.0, 254.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 51.82, -132.89)
cmyk cmyk(70.08, 69.29, 0.00, 0.39) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 56.40, -87.93)
hsv hsv(239.14, 100.00, 65.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 104.46, 302.68)
hsb hsb(239.14, 70.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, -8.01, -130.51)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Ultramarine blue (#4c4efe)

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" #4c4efe while the second is the "compliment" #fffc4c.

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-Ultramarine blue (#4c4efe)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #4c4efe is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #fffc4c.

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-Ultramarine blue (#4c4efe)

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-Ultramarine blue (#4c4efe)

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-Ultramarine blue (#4c4efe)

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 variations of #4c4efe

Lighter shades are produced by blending #4c4efe with white

Faux-Ultramarine blue (#4c4efe)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #4c4efe can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Ultramarine blue (#4c4efe)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #4c4efe, tones are produced.

Faux-Ultramarine blue (#4c4efe) Gradients

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 #4c4efe as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#4c4efe → #fffc4c
#4c4efe → #8183fe
#4c4efe → #ffffff
#4c4efe → #a24cff
#4c4efe → #2d2e98
#4c4efe → #4ca8ff

#4c4efe in different lighting conditions

Seeing #4c4efe 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 #4c4efe could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #4c4efe

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

#4c4efemight 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.

#4c4efe popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#4c4efe. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#4c4efe in coding

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 #4c4efe
Java new Color(76, 78, 254);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 76, 78, 254);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:76 green:78 blue:254 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(76f, 78f, 254f);
Swift UIColor(red:76, green:78, blue:254, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $fe4e4c
Python Color('#4c4efe')

Base Conversions of hex color #4c4efe

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #4c4efe. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5000958 while the individual RGB conversions are: 76, 78, 254.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01001100 01001110 11111110
Hex 4c 4e fe
Octal 114 116 376
Decimal 76 78 254

#4c4efe Icons

If you're considering using #4c4efe in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Ultramarine blue (#4c4efe) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #4c4efe 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 #4c4efe on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #4c4efe on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #4c4efe background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #4c4efe background.
This text is hex color #4c4efe on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #4c4efe on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #4c4efe and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #4c4efe and white (#ffffff) background.