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A comprehensive guide to hex color #a626aa

About hex color #a626aa - near-Byzantine

Hex color #a626aa almost matches the color named "Byzantine". It's labeled as "red". When people spot the color red in marketing, the following may come to mind: generally strong emotions, survival and tactical thinking, a sense of urgency, transportation and cars, and loud. The color typically isn't associated with energy. Atos and Scouts UK are using a color close to Byzantine in their branding. (Explore brands using Byzantine).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #a626aa is created using 65.1% red, 14.9% green, and 66.7% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 2.4% cyan, 77.7% magenta, 0% yellow, and 33.3% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
65.1%
 
14.9%
 
66.7%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
2.4%
 
77.7%
 
0%
33.3%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#a626aa is made up of R: 166, G: 38, B: 170 in RGB colorspace and C: 2.35, M:77.65, Y:0, K:33.33 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10888874 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #993399. Its closest named color is "Byzantine". White should be used ontop of #a626aa to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a626aa. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a626aa
Websafe hex #993399
rgb 166, 38, 170
rgb percent (%) 64.84%, 14.84%, 66.41%
rgba R: 166, G: 38, B: 170, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 2.35, M:77.65, Y:0, K:33.33
hsv 298.18, 63.46, 40.78
hsb 298.18, 77.65, 66.67
luma 91.15
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 143, 42, 165
Closest named color Byzantine
Hunter-Lab 35.21, 61.26, -44.91
CIE-L*ab 41.84, 65.29, -42.53
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 41.84, 77.92, 326.92
CIE-L*uv 41.84, 49.84, -69.24°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #a626aa. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #a626aa and the second color is called the "compliment" #2aaa26.

Design Tip: It's not unusual for complimentary colors to appear jarring given their contrast, so be sure to tweak vibrancies to your liking.

#2aaa26
#a626aa

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a626aa is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #2aaa26.

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

#26aa63
#a626aa
#6caa26

Triadic

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Design Tip: This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

#26aaa5
#a626aa
#aaa526

Tetradic

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Design Tip: Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

#262aaa
#2aaa26
#aaa526
#a626aa

Analagous

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.

Design Tip: This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

#6326aa
#a626aa
#aa266c

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #a626aa: "survival and tactical thinking".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #a626aa can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #a626aa with black #000000.

#210722
#310b33
#420f44
#531355
#631666
#741a77
#841e88
#952299

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #a626aa with white #FFFFFF.

#b751bb
#c067c3
#c97ccc
#d292d4
#dba8dd
#e4bde5
#edd3ee
#f6e9f6

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #a626aa with gray #808080.

#876e88
#8b658c
#8f5c90
#935395
#964a99
#9a419d
#9e38a1
#a22fa5

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 #a626aa as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #a626aa 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 #a626aa could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #a626aa appears as #a326b2 when in old direct sunlight at noon and as #af12a8 when in daylight fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #a626aa

#a626aa might 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.

Byzantine
Dark orchid
Fandango
Heliotrope magenta
Purpureus
Royal fuchsia
Medium red-violet
Purple Plum

Furthest named colors to #a626aa

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #a626aa. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Electric green
Green (Color Wheel) (X11 green)
Lime (web) (X11 green)
Harlequin
Chlorophyll green
Yellow
Lemon glacier
Aqua

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #a626aa, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Scouts UK uses the color #ad1aac

#ad1aac
#002855
#003da5
#004851
#004851
#0095c8
#009a44
#4d2177
#7c3a2d
#84a40b
#8c857b
#ba0c2f
#ff8200
#ffcd00
  

Atos uses the color #a626aa

#a626aa
#0066a1
#00b2a9
#231f20
#6639b7
#aea400
#bfbfbf
#ff6319
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #a626aa
Java new Color(166, 38, 170)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 166, 38, 170);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.651 green:0.149 blue:0.6667 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.651f, 0.149f, 0.6667f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.651, green:0.149, blue:0.6667, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $AA26A6
Python Color('#a626aa')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a626aa. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10888874 while the individual RGB conversions are: 166, 38, 170.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary101001100010011010101010
Hexa626aa
Octal24646252
Decimal16638170

If you're considering using #a626aa in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a626aa colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #a626aa on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #a626aa on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a626aa background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a626aa background.

This text is hex color #a626aa on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #a626aa on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a626aa and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a626aa and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #a626aa.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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