Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a300a3) color information

Hex color #a300a3 almost matches the color named "Heliotrope magenta" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Heliotrope magenta (#a300a3), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with warmth, romance, fun and playful, limiting, and health care. Shades of "dark pink". typically aren't associated with technology.

Breakdown of Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a300a3)

#a300a3 is made up of (163, 0, 163) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 0.00, 36.08) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10682531 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #990099. White should be used ontop of #a300a3 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a300a3. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a300a3 luma #67.16
Websafe hex #990099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(163, 0, 163) Adobe RGB (140.00, 0.00, 160.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(64%, 0%, 64%) Closest named color Heliotrope magenta
rgba rgba(163.0, 0.0, 163.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (31.62, 71.65, -48.89)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 0.00, 36.08) CIE-L*ab (37.84, 74.92, -45.46)
hsv hsv(300.00, 100.00, 32.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (37.84, 87.63, 328.75)
hsb hsb(300.00, 100.00, 64.00) CIE-L*uv (37.84, 57.29, -72.27)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a300a3)

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" #a300a3 while the second is the "compliment" #00a300.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a300a3)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a300a3 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #00a300.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a300a3)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a300a3)

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-Heliotrope magenta (#a300a3)

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 #a300a3

When you combine pure white with this color, #a300a3, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #a300a3

Darker shades are produced by blending #a300a3 with black

Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a300a3)'s Tones

Tones of #a300a3 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #a300a3

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 #a300a3 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a300a3 → #00a300
#a300a3 → #be4cbe
#a300a3 → #ffffff
#a300a3 → #a30051
#a300a3 → #610061
#a300a3 → #5100a3

Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a300a3) in different environments

Seeing #a300a3 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 #a300a3 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a300a3)

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

#a300a3might 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 #a300a3

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a300a3. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #a300a3

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 #a300a3
Java new Color(163, 0, 163);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 163, 0, 163);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:163 green:0 blue:163 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(163f, 0f, 163f);
Swift UIColor(red:163, green:0, blue:163, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a300a3
Python Color('#a300a3')

Base Conversions of hex color #a300a3

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a300a3. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10682531 while the individual RGB conversions are: 163, 0, 163.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100011 00000000 10100011
Hex a3 00 a3
Octal 243 0 243
Decimal 163 0 163

Icons incorporating the color #a300a3

If you're considering using #a300a3 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a300a3 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a300a3 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 #a300a3 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a300a3 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a300a3 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a300a3 background.
This text is hex color #a300a3 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a300a3 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a300a3 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a300a3 and white (#ffffff) background.