Faux-Dark violet (#9800cc) color information

#9800cc is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Dark violet" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic purple". When people spot this color, Dark violet (#9800cc), in media, they may think of some of these attributes: being successful, calming down and soothing, states of pure consciousness, cutting-edge, and travel. This color isn't popular for energy.

#9800cc Breakdown

#9800cc is made up of (152, 0, 204) in RGB colorspace and (25.49, 100.00, 0.00, 20.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9961676 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9900cc. White should be used ontop of #9800cc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9800cc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9800cc luma #68.50
Websafe hex #9900cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(152, 0, 204) Adobe RGB (130.00, 0.00, 199.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 0%, 80%) Closest named color Dark violet
rgba rgba(152.0, 0.0, 204.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (33.17, 74.06, -85.44)
cmyk cmyk(25.49, 100.00, 0.00, 20.00) CIE-L*ab (39.58, 76.46, -66.30)
hsv hsv(285.00, 100.00, 40.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (39.58, 101.20, 319.07)
hsb hsb(285.00, 100.00, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (39.58, 34.28, -100.65)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark violet (#9800cc)

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" #9800cc and the second color is called the "compliment" #33cc00.

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-Dark violet (#9800cc)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #9800cc is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #33cc00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark violet (#9800cc)

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-Dark violet (#9800cc)

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-Dark violet (#9800cc)

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.

Faux-Dark violet (#9800cc)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #9800cc can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #9800cc

When you combine pure black with this color, #9800cc, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #9800cc

Tones are produced by blending #9800cc with gray

#9800cc in 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 #9800cc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9800cc → #33cc00
#9800cc → #b64cdb
#9800cc → #ffffff
#9800cc → #cc0099
#9800cc → #5b007a
#9800cc → #3300cc

How #9800cc looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #9800cc 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 #9800cc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#9800cc 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.

#9800ccmight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Dark violet (#9800cc)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9800cc. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#9800cc in programming

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 #9800cc
Java new Color(152, 0, 204);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 152, 0, 204);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:152 green:0 blue:204 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(152f, 0f, 204f);
Swift UIColor(red:152, green:0, blue:204, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cc0098
Python Color('#9800cc')

Base Conversions of hex color #9800cc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9800cc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9961676 while the individual RGB conversions are: 152, 0, 204.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011000 00000000 11001100
Hex 98 00 cc
Octal 230 0 314
Decimal 152 0 204

Icons incorporating the color #9800cc

If you're considering using #9800cc in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #9800cc on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9800cc 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 #9800cc on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9800cc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9800cc background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9800cc background.
This text is hex color #9800cc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9800cc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9800cc and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9800cc and white (#ffffff) background.