Faux-Dark magenta (#940c9c) color information

#940c9c is the hex color code that is related to "Dark magenta" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "dark pink". When people from western culture see this color, Dark magenta (#940c9c), used in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: something sweet, romance, pretty, women, and health care. Colors labeled as "dark pink" are rarely tied to finance.

#940c9c Breakdown

#940c9c is made up of (148, 12, 156) in RGB colorspace and (5.13, 92.31, 0.00, 38.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9702556 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #990099. White should be used ontop of #940c9c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #940c9c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #940c9c luma #68.92
Websafe hex #990099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(148, 12, 156) Adobe RGB (124.00, 28.00, 151.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(58%, 5%, 61%) Closest named color Dark magenta
rgba rgba(148.0, 12.0, 156.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (30.00, 57.10, -45.56)
cmyk cmyk(5.13, 92.31, 0.00, 38.82) CIE-L*ab (35.98, 63.06, -43.34)
hsv hsv(296.79, 84.85, 33.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (35.98, 76.52, 325.50)
hsb hsb(296.79, 91.80, 61.00) CIE-L*uv (35.98, 42.72, -66.91)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark magenta (#940c9c)

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" #940c9c and the second color is called the "compliment" #169b0c.

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-Dark magenta (#940c9c)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #940c9c is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #169b0c.

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-Dark magenta (#940c9c)

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-Dark magenta (#940c9c)

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-Dark magenta (#940c9c)

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 #940c9c

Lighter shades of #940c9c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Dark magenta (#940c9c)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #940c9c with black

Tones of #940c9c

When you combine pure gray with this color, #940c9c, tones are produced.

Gradients including #940c9c

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 #940c9c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#940c9c → #169b0c
#940c9c → #b454b9
#940c9c → #ffffff
#940c9c → #9b0c5d
#940c9c → #58075d
#940c9c → #4a0c9b

#940c9c in different lighting conditions

Seeing #940c9c 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 #940c9c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#940c9c 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.

#940c9cmight 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 #940c9c

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#940c9c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #940c9c

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 #940c9c
Java new Color(148, 12, 156);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 148, 12, 156);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:148 green:12 blue:156 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(148f, 12f, 156f);
Swift UIColor(red:148, green:12, blue:156, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9c0c94
Python Color('#940c9c')

Base Conversions of hex color #940c9c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #940c9c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9702556 while the individual RGB conversions are: 148, 12, 156.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10010100 00001100 10011100
Hex 94 0c 9c
Octal 224 14 234
Decimal 148 12 156

#940c9c Icons

If you're considering using #940c9c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark magenta (#940c9c) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #940c9c 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 #940c9c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #940c9c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #940c9c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #940c9c background.
This text is hex color #940c9c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #940c9c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #940c9c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #940c9c and white (#ffffff) background.