Faux-Vivid violet (#9a00ff) color information

Hex color #9a00ff should not to be confused with "Vivid violet" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "generic purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Vivid violet (#9a00ff), in advertisements, they might associate it with signs of royalty, anti-aging and not growing old, transcendence, slight femininity, and finance and wealth. This color isn't popular for the home.

Breakdown of Faux-Vivid violet (#9a00ff)

#9a00ff is made up of (154, 0, 255) in RGB colorspace and (39.61, 100.00, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10092799 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9900ff. White should be used ontop of #9a00ff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9a00ff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9a00ff luma #74.86
Websafe hex #9900ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(154, 0, 255) Adobe RGB (129.00, 15.00, 251.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 0%, 100%) Closest named color Vivid violet
rgba rgba(154.0, 0.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 85.75, -132.89)
cmyk cmyk(39.61, 100.00, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 84.55, -87.93)
hsv hsv(276.00, 100.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 121.99, 313.88)
hsb hsb(276.00, 100.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, 21.03, -132.34)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Vivid violet (#9a00ff)

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" #9a00ff and the second color is called the "compliment" #66ff00.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Vivid violet (#9a00ff)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #9a00ff is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #66ff00.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Vivid violet (#9a00ff)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Vivid violet (#9a00ff)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Vivid violet (#9a00ff)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter shades of #9a00ff

When you combine pure white with this color, #9a00ff, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #9a00ff

Darker shades are produced by blending #9a00ff with black

Tones of #9a00ff

Tones of #9a00ff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #9a00ff

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 #9a00ff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9a00ff → #66ff00
#9a00ff → #b84cff
#9a00ff → #ffffff
#9a00ff → #ff00e5
#9a00ff → #5c0099
#9a00ff → #1900ff

Faux-Vivid violet (#9a00ff) in different environments

Seeing #9a00ff 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 #9a00ff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Vivid violet (#9a00ff)

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

#9a00ffmight 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 #9a00ff

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9a00ff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #9a00ff

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 #9a00ff
Java new Color(154, 0, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 154, 0, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:154 green:0 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(154f, 0f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:154, green:0, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ff009a
Python Color('#9a00ff')

Base Conversions of hex color #9a00ff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9a00ff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10092799 while the individual RGB conversions are: 154, 0, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011010 00000000 11111111
Hex 9a 00 ff
Octal 232 0 377
Decimal 154 0 255

Icons incorporating the color #9a00ff

If you're considering using #9a00ff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #9a00ff on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9a00ff 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 #9a00ff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9a00ff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9a00ff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9a00ff background.
This text is hex color #9a00ff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9a00ff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9a00ff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9a00ff and white (#ffffff) background.