Electric purple (#bf00ff) color information

The hexidecimal color, #bf00ff, is named "Electric purple". This color is described as "dark pink". When people spot this color, Electric purple (#bf00ff), in advertisements, the following may come to mind: love, romance, soft or fluffy, femininity, and health care. Colors labeled as "dark pink" are rarely tied to transportation and cars.

Breakdown of #bf00ff

#bf00ff is made up of (191, 0, 255) in RGB colorspace and (25.10, 100.00, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12517631 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc00ff. White should be used ontop of #bf00ff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #bf00ff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #bf00ff luma #85.92
Websafe hex #cc00ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(191, 0, 255) Adobe RGB (165.00, 0.00, 250.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(75%, 0%, 100%) Closest named color Electric purple
rgba rgba(191.0, 0.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (42.43, 97.84, -110.87)
cmyk cmyk(25.10, 100.00, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (49.50, 92.38, -78.85)
hsv hsv(285.00, 100.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (49.50, 121.46, 319.52)
hsb hsb(285.00, 100.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (49.50, 44.86, -127.04)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Electric purple (#bf00ff)

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" #bf00ff and the second color is called the "compliment" #3fff00.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Electric purple (#bf00ff)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #bf00ff is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #3fff00.

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

Triadic Colors of Electric purple (#bf00ff)

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 Electric purple (#bf00ff)

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 Electric purple (#bf00ff)

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 #bf00ff

Lighter shades are produced by blending #bf00ff with white

Darker shades of #bf00ff

Darker shades are produced by blending #bf00ff with black

Tones of #bf00ff

Tones are produced by blending #bf00ff with gray

Gradients including #bf00ff

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 #bf00ff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#bf00ff → #3fff00
#bf00ff → #d24cff
#bf00ff → #ffffff
#bf00ff → #ff00bf
#bf00ff → #720099
#bf00ff → #3f00ff

How #bf00ff looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #bf00ff 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 #bf00ff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #bf00ff

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

#bf00ffmight 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 #bf00ff

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#bf00ff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #bf00ff

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 #bf00ff
Java new Color(191, 0, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 191, 0, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:191 green:0 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(191f, 0f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:191, green:0, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ff00bf
Python Color('#bf00ff')

Base Conversions of hex color #bf00ff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #bf00ff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12517631 while the individual RGB conversions are: 191, 0, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111111 00000000 11111111
Hex bf 00 ff
Octal 277 0 377
Decimal 191 0 255

#bf00ff Icons

If you're considering using #bf00ff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Electric purple (#bf00ff) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #bf00ff 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 #bf00ff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #bf00ff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #bf00ff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #bf00ff background.
This text is hex color #bf00ff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #bf00ff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #bf00ff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #bf00ff and white (#ffffff) background.