Faux-Vivid violet (#9900fa) color information

#9900fa is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Vivid violet" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic purple". When people spot this color, Vivid violet (#9900fa), in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: being successful, calming down and soothing, states of pure consciousness, cutting-edge, and travel. Colors labeled as "generic purple" are rarely tied to energy.

#9900fa Breakdown

#9900fa is made up of (153, 0, 250) in RGB colorspace and (38.80, 100.00, 0.00, 1.96) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10027258 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9900ff. White should be used ontop of #9900fa to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9900fa. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9900fa luma #74.00
Websafe hex #9900ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(153, 0, 250) Adobe RGB (128.00, 31.00, 244.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 0%, 98%) Closest named color Vivid violet
rgba rgba(153.0, 0.0, 250.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 80.90, -124.66)
cmyk cmyk(38.80, 100.00, 0.00, 1.96) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 80.81, -84.54)
hsv hsv(276.73, 100.00, 49.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 116.95, 313.71)
hsb hsb(276.73, 100.00, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, 20.75, -128.07)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Vivid violet (#9900fa)

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" #9900fa while the second is the "compliment" #63f900.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Vivid violet (#9900fa)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #9900fa is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #63f900.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Vivid violet (#9900fa)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Vivid violet (#9900fa)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Vivid violet (#9900fa)

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-Vivid violet (#9900fa)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #9900fa can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #9900fa

When you combine pure black with this color, #9900fa, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Vivid violet (#9900fa)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #9900fa with gray

#9900fa 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 #9900fa as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9900fa → #63f900
#9900fa → #b74cfb
#9900fa → #ffffff
#9900fa → #f900e0
#9900fa → #5b0096
#9900fa → #1800f9

How #9900fa looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #9900fa 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 #9900fa could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#9900fa 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.

#9900famight 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-Vivid violet (#9900fa)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9900fa. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#9900fa 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 #9900fa
Java new Color(153, 0, 250);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 153, 0, 250);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:153 green:0 blue:250 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(153f, 0f, 250f);
Swift UIColor(red:153, green:0, blue:250, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $fa0099
Python Color('#9900fa')

Base Conversions of hex color #9900fa

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9900fa. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10027258 while the individual RGB conversions are: 153, 0, 250.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011001 00000000 11111010
Hex 99 00 fa
Octal 231 0 372
Decimal 153 0 250

#9900fa Icons

If you're considering using #9900fa in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Vivid violet (#9900fa) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9900fa 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 #9900fa on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9900fa on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9900fa background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9900fa background.
This text is hex color #9900fa on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9900fa on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9900fa and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9900fa and white (#ffffff) background.