French lime (#9efd38) color information

Hex color #9efd38 is commonly known by the name "French lime". The color is categorized as "light green". When people from western culture see this color, French lime (#9efd38), used in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: feelings of tranquility, personal growth, healing, the home, and various cultures. Colors labeled as "light green" are rarely tied to transportation and cars.

#9efd38 Breakdown

#9efd38 is made up of (158, 253, 56) in RGB colorspace and (37.55, 0.00, 77.87, 0.78) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10419512 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99ff33. Black should be used ontop of #9efd38 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9efd38. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9efd38 luma #202.08
Websafe hex #99ff33 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(158, 253, 56) Adobe RGB (191.00, 251.00, 80.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(62%, 99%, 22%) Closest named color French lime
rgba rgba(158.0, 253.0, 56.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (87.75, -47.91, 47.60)
cmyk cmyk(37.55, 0.00, 77.87, 0.78) CIE-L*ab (90.32, -54.66, 77.77)
hsv hsv(88.86, 97.47, 60.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (90.32, 95.06, 125.10)
hsb hsb(88.86, 77.78, 99.00) CIE-L*uv (90.32, -44.88, 99.50)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #French lime (#9efd38)

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" #9efd38 and the second color is called the "compliment" #9338fc.

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 #French lime (#9efd38)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #9efd38 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9338fc.

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 French lime (#9efd38)

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 French lime (#9efd38)

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 French lime (#9efd38)

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 #9efd38

Lighter shades of #9efd38 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

French lime (#9efd38)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #9efd38 with black

Tones of #9efd38

When you combine pure gray with this color, #9efd38, tones are produced.

Gradients including #9efd38

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 #9efd38 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9efd38 → #9338fc
#9efd38 → #bbfd73
#9efd38 → #000000
#9efd38 → #3efc38
#9efd38 → #5e9721
#9efd38 → #fcf538

#9efd38 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #9efd38 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 #9efd38 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#9efd38 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.

#9efd38might 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 #9efd38

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9efd38. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #9efd38

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 #9efd38
Java new Color(158, 253, 56);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 158, 253, 56);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:158 green:253 blue:56 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(158f, 253f, 56f);
Swift UIColor(red:158, green:253, blue:56, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $38fd9e
Python Color('#9efd38')

Base Conversions of hex color #9efd38

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9efd38. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10419512 while the individual RGB conversions are: 158, 253, 56.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011110 11111101 00111000
Hex 9e fd 38
Octal 236 375 70
Decimal 158 253 56

#9efd38 Icons

If you're considering using #9efd38 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color French lime (#9efd38) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #9efd38 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 #9efd38 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9efd38 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9efd38 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9efd38 background.
This text is hex color #9efd38 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9efd38 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9efd38 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9efd38 and white (#ffffff) background.