Faux-Ultramarine blue (#4c50fd) color information

The hexidecimal color, #4c50fd, greatly resembles "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 (#4c50fd), used in advertisements, the following may come to mind: peace, coldness, human life, finance, and widely-used. Shades of "light blue". typically aren't associated with clothing.

Breakdown of #4c50fd

#4c50fd is made up of (76, 80, 253) in RGB colorspace and (69.96, 68.38, 0.00, 0.78) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5001469 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3366ff. White should be used ontop of #4c50fd to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #4c50fd. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #4c50fd luma #98.27
Websafe hex #3366ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(76, 80, 253) Adobe RGB (74.00, 80.00, 248.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(30%, 31%, 99%) Closest named color Ultramarine blue
rgba rgba(76.0, 80.0, 253.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 46.98, -129.59)
cmyk cmyk(69.96, 68.38, 0.00, 0.78) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 51.95, -86.59)
hsv hsv(239.13, 97.18, 64.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 100.98, 300.96)
hsb hsb(239.13, 69.70, 99.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, -11.04, -128.62)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Ultramarine blue (#4c50fd)

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" #4c50fd and the second color is called the "compliment" #fcf94c.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Ultramarine blue (#4c50fd)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #4c50fd is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #fcf94c.

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 (#4c50fd)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 (#4c50fd)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Ultramarine blue (#4c50fd)

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 #4c50fd

Lighter shades are produced by blending #4c50fd with white

Faux-Ultramarine blue (#4c50fd)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #4c50fd can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #4c50fd

When you combine pure gray with this color, #4c50fd, tones are produced.

Faux-Ultramarine blue (#4c50fd) 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 #4c50fd as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#4c50fd → #fcf94c
#4c50fd → #8184fd
#4c50fd → #ffffff
#4c50fd → #a14cfc
#4c50fd → #2d3097
#4c50fd → #4ca7fc

#4c50fd in different lighting conditions

Seeing #4c50fd 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 #4c50fd could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #4c50fd

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

#4c50fdmight 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.

#4c50fd 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#4c50fd. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#4c50fd 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 #4c50fd
Java new Color(76, 80, 253);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 76, 80, 253);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:76 green:80 blue:253 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(76f, 80f, 253f);
Swift UIColor(red:76, green:80, blue:253, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $fd504c
Python Color('#4c50fd')

Base Conversions of hex color #4c50fd

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #4c50fd. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5001469 while the individual RGB conversions are: 76, 80, 253.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01001100 01010000 11111101
Hex 4c 50 fd
Octal 114 120 375
Decimal 76 80 253

Icons incorporating the color #4c50fd

If you're considering using #4c50fd in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #4c50fd on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #4c50fd 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 #4c50fd on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #4c50fd on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #4c50fd background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #4c50fd background.
This text is hex color #4c50fd on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #4c50fd on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #4c50fd and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #4c50fd and white (#ffffff) background.