Faux-Purple (Munsell) (#a700ca) color information

Hex color #a700ca may be mistaken for "Purple (Munsell)" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "dark pink". When people spot this color, Purple (Munsell) (#a700ca), in advertisements, they might associate it with love, youth, fun and playful, femininity, and the home. Colors labeled as "dark pink" are rarely tied to technology.

Breakdown of Faux-Purple (Munsell) (#a700ca)

#a700ca is made up of (167, 0, 202) in RGB colorspace and (17.33, 100.00, 0.00, 20.78) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10944714 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9900cc. White should be used ontop of #a700ca to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a700ca. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a700ca luma #72.76
Websafe hex #9900cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(167, 0, 202) Adobe RGB (140.00, 0.00, 197.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(65%, 0%, 79%) Closest named color Purple (Munsell)
rgba rgba(167.0, 0.0, 202.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (34.64, 76.40, -78.09)
cmyk cmyk(17.33, 100.00, 0.00, 20.78) CIE-L*ab (41.22, 77.95, -62.54)
hsv hsv(289.37, 100.00, 39.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (41.22, 99.94, 321.26)
hsb hsb(289.37, 100.00, 79.00) CIE-L*uv (41.22, 41.81, -97.44)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Purple (Munsell) (#a700ca)

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" #a700ca while the second is the "compliment" #24c900.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Purple (Munsell) (#a700ca)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #a700ca is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #24c900.

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 (Munsell) (#a700ca)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Purple (Munsell) (#a700ca)

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 (Munsell) (#a700ca)

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 variations of #a700ca

When you combine pure white with this color, #a700ca, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #a700ca

Darker shades of #a700ca can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Purple (Munsell) (#a700ca)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #a700ca with gray

Faux-Purple (Munsell) (#a700ca) 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 #a700ca as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a700ca → #24c900
#a700ca → #c14cd9
#a700ca → #ffffff
#a700ca → #c90089
#a700ca → #640079
#a700ca → #3f00c9

How #a700ca looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #a700ca 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 #a700ca could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Purple (Munsell) (#a700ca)

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

#a700camight 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.

#a700ca popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a700ca. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#a700ca in coding

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 #a700ca
Java new Color(167, 0, 202);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 167, 0, 202);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:167 green:0 blue:202 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(167f, 0f, 202f);
Swift UIColor(red:167, green:0, blue:202, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ca00a7
Python Color('#a700ca')

Base Conversions of hex color #a700ca

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a700ca. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10944714 while the individual RGB conversions are: 167, 0, 202.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100111 00000000 11001010
Hex a7 00 ca
Octal 247 0 312
Decimal 167 0 202

#a700ca Icons

If you're considering using #a700ca in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Purple (Munsell) (#a700ca) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a700ca 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 #a700ca on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a700ca on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a700ca background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a700ca background.
This text is hex color #a700ca on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a700ca on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a700ca and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a700ca and white (#ffffff) background.