Faux-Purple (X11) (#a020ff) color information

The hexidecimal color, #a020ff, is close to the color named "Purple (X11)" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "light blue". When people spot this color, Purple (X11) (#a020ff), in branding, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for clothing.

Breakdown of #a020ff

#a020ff is made up of (160, 32, 255) in RGB colorspace and (37.25, 87.45, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10494207 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9933ff. White should be used ontop of #a020ff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a020ff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a020ff luma #95.44
Websafe hex #9933ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(160, 32, 255) Adobe RGB (136.00, 43.00, 250.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(63%, 13%, 100%) Closest named color Purple (X11)
rgba rgba(160.0, 32.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (40.00, 80.66, -120.95)
cmyk cmyk(37.25, 87.45, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (46.97, 79.98, -83.20)
hsv hsv(274.48, 100.00, 56.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (46.97, 115.41, 313.87)
hsb hsb(274.48, 87.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (46.97, 22.87, -129.25)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Purple (X11) (#a020ff)

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" #a020ff and the second color is called the "compliment" #81ff21.

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-Purple (X11) (#a020ff)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #a020ff is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #81ff21.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Purple (X11) (#a020ff)

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-Purple (X11) (#a020ff)

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-Purple (X11) (#a020ff)

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.

Lighter shades of #a020ff

Lighter shades are produced by blending #a020ff with white

Darker shades of #a020ff

Darker shades are produced by blending #a020ff with black

Tones of #a020ff

Tones are produced by blending #a020ff with gray

Gradients including #a020ff

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 #a020ff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a020ff → #81ff21
#a020ff → #bc62ff
#a020ff → #ffffff
#a020ff → #ff21f0
#a020ff → #601399
#a020ff → #2f21ff

How #a020ff looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #a020ff 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 #a020ff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #a020ff

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

#a020ffmight 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 #a020ff

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a020ff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #a020ff

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 #a020ff
Java new Color(160, 32, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 160, 32, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:160 green:32 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(160f, 32f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:160, green:32, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ff20a0
Python Color('#a020ff')

Base Conversions of hex color #a020ff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a020ff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10494207 while the individual RGB conversions are: 160, 32, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100000 00100000 11111111
Hex a0 20 ff
Octal 240 40 377
Decimal 160 32 255

#a020ff Icons

If you're considering using #a020ff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Purple (X11) (#a020ff) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a020ff 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 #a020ff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a020ff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a020ff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a020ff background.
This text is hex color #a020ff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a020ff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a020ff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a020ff and white (#ffffff) background.