Faux-Purple (X11) (#a11eff) color information

The hexidecimal color, #a11eff, may be mistaken for "Purple (X11)" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "light blue". When people spot this color, Purple (X11) (#a11eff), in advertising materials, 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 #a11eff

#a11eff is made up of (161, 30, 255) in RGB colorspace and (36.86, 88.24, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10559231 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9933ff. White should be used ontop of #a11eff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a11eff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a11eff luma #94.56
Websafe hex #9933ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(161, 30, 255) Adobe RGB (136.00, 43.00, 250.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(63%, 12%, 100%) Closest named color Purple (X11)
rgba rgba(161.0, 30.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (40.00, 80.66, -120.95)
cmyk cmyk(36.86, 88.24, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (46.97, 79.98, -83.20)
hsv hsv(274.77, 100.00, 56.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (46.97, 115.41, 313.87)
hsb hsb(274.77, 88.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (46.97, 22.87, -129.25)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Purple (X11) (#a11eff)

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" #a11eff and the second color is called the "compliment" #7fff1e.

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) (#a11eff)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #a11eff is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #7fff1e.

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) (#a11eff)

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) (#a11eff)

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) (#a11eff)

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 #a11eff

Lighter shades are produced by blending #a11eff with white

Darker shades of #a11eff

Darker shades are produced by blending #a11eff with black

Tones of #a11eff

Tones are produced by blending #a11eff with gray

Gradients including #a11eff

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 #a11eff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a11eff → #7fff1e
#a11eff → #bd61ff
#a11eff → #ffffff
#a11eff → #ff1ef0
#a11eff → #601299
#a11eff → #2d1eff

How #a11eff looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #a11eff 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 #a11eff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #a11eff

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

#a11effmight 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 #a11eff

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a11eff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #a11eff

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 #a11eff
Java new Color(161, 30, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 161, 30, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:161 green:30 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(161f, 30f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:161, green:30, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ff1ea1
Python Color('#a11eff')

Base Conversions of hex color #a11eff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a11eff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10559231 while the individual RGB conversions are: 161, 30, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100001 00011110 11111111
Hex a1 1e ff
Octal 241 36 377
Decimal 161 30 255

#a11eff Icons

If you're considering using #a11eff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Purple (X11) (#a11eff) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a11eff 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 #a11eff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a11eff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a11eff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a11eff background.
This text is hex color #a11eff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a11eff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a11eff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a11eff and white (#ffffff) background.