Faux-Purple (X11) (#a533ff) color information

The hexidecimal color, #a533ff, is very close to "Purple (X11)" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Purple (X11) (#a533ff), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: serenity, offices, human life, health care, and being taken seriously. This color isn't popular for clothing.

Breakdown of #a533ff

#a533ff is made up of (165, 51, 255) in RGB colorspace and (35.29, 80.00, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10826751 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9933ff. White should be used ontop of #a533ff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a533ff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a533ff luma #108.09
Websafe hex #9933ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(165, 51, 255) Adobe RGB (143.00, 58.00, 250.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(65%, 20%, 100%) Closest named color Purple (X11)
rgba rgba(165.0, 51.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (42.43, 76.47, -110.87)
cmyk cmyk(35.29, 80.00, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (49.50, 76.07, -78.85)
hsv hsv(273.75, 100.00, 60.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (49.50, 109.56, 313.97)
hsb hsb(273.75, 80.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (49.50, 24.61, -125.57)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Purple (X11) (#a533ff)

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" #a533ff and the second color is called the "compliment" #8eff33.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Purple (X11) (#a533ff)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a533ff is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #8eff33.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Purple (X11) (#a533ff)

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-Purple (X11) (#a533ff)

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-Purple (X11) (#a533ff)

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.

Faux-Purple (X11) (#a533ff)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #a533ff with white

Darker variations of #a533ff

When you combine pure black with this color, #a533ff, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #a533ff

Tones of #a533ff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#a533ff in gradients

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 #a533ff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a533ff → #8eff33
#a533ff → #c070ff
#a533ff → #ffffff
#a533ff → #ff33f4
#a533ff → #631e99
#a533ff → #3d33ff

Faux-Purple (X11) (#a533ff) in different environments

Seeing #a533ff 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 #a533ff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #a533ff

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

#a533ffmight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Purple (X11) (#a533ff)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a533ff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#a533ff in programming

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 #a533ff
Java new Color(165, 51, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 165, 51, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:165 green:51 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(165f, 51f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:165, green:51, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ff33a5
Python Color('#a533ff')

Base Conversions of hex color #a533ff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a533ff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10826751 while the individual RGB conversions are: 165, 51, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100101 00110011 11111111
Hex a5 33 ff
Octal 245 63 377
Decimal 165 51 255

Icons incorporating the color #a533ff

If you're considering using #a533ff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a533ff on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a533ff 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 #a533ff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a533ff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a533ff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a533ff background.
This text is hex color #a533ff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a533ff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a533ff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a533ff and white (#ffffff) background.