Faux-Christmas purple (#63398c) color information

Hex color #63398c is close to the color named "Christmas purple" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "dark gray". When people spot this color, Christmas purple (#63398c), in advertisements, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. Shades of "dark gray". typically aren't associated with health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Christmas purple (#63398c)

#63398c is made up of (99, 57, 140) in RGB colorspace and (29.29, 59.29, 0.00, 45.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6502796 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #663399. White should be used ontop of #63398c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #63398c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #63398c luma #78.88
Websafe hex #663399 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(99, 57, 140) Adobe RGB (88.00, 56.00, 138.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(39%, 22%, 55%) Closest named color Christmas purple
rgba rgba(99.0, 57.0, 140.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, 29.79, -42.77)
cmyk cmyk(29.29, 59.29, 0.00, 45.10) CIE-L*ab (31.81, 37.60, -41.65)
hsv hsv(270.91, 42.86, 38.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 56.11, 312.07)
hsb hsb(270.91, 60.00, 55.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, 11.98, -59.37)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Christmas purple (#63398c)

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" #63398c and the second color is called the "compliment" #628c38.

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-Christmas purple (#63398c)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #63398c is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #628c38.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Christmas purple (#63398c)

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-Christmas purple (#63398c)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Christmas purple (#63398c)

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 variations of #63398c

When you combine pure white with this color, #63398c, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #63398c

Darker shades of #63398c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #63398c

Tones are produced by blending #63398c with gray

Faux-Christmas purple (#63398c) 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 #63398c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#63398c → #628c38
#63398c → #9174ae
#63398c → #ffffff
#63398c → #8c388c
#63398c → #3b2254
#63398c → #38388c

How #63398c looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #63398c 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 #63398c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Christmas purple (#63398c)

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

#63398cmight 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.

#63398c 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#63398c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#63398c 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 #63398c
Java new Color(99, 57, 140);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 99, 57, 140);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:99 green:57 blue:140 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(99f, 57f, 140f);
Swift UIColor(red:99, green:57, blue:140, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8c3963
Python Color('#63398c')

Base Conversions of hex color #63398c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #63398c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6502796 while the individual RGB conversions are: 99, 57, 140.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100011 00111001 10001100
Hex 63 39 8c
Octal 143 71 214
Decimal 99 57 140

Icons incorporating the color #63398c

If you're considering using #63398c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #63398c on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #63398c 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 #63398c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #63398c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #63398c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #63398c background.
This text is hex color #63398c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #63398c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #63398c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #63398c and white (#ffffff) background.