Faux-Deep magenta (#c400c2) color information

Hex color #c400c2 is related to "Deep magenta" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "dark pink". When people from western culture see this color, Deep magenta (#c400c2), used in brand logos, they might associate it with something sweet, being nurtured, fun and playful, women, and energy. Colors labeled as "dark pink" are rarely tied to technology.

Breakdown of Faux-Deep magenta (#c400c2)

#c400c2 is made up of (196, 0, 194) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 1.02, 23.14) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12845250 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc00cc. White should be used ontop of #c400c2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c400c2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c400c2 luma #80.53
Websafe hex #cc00cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(196, 0, 194) Adobe RGB (169.00, 15.00, 188.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(77%, 0%, 76%) Closest named color Deep magenta
rgba rgba(196.0, 0.0, 194.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (40.00, 80.66, -53.22)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 1.02, 23.14) CIE-L*ab (46.97, 79.98, -47.75)
hsv hsv(300.78, 100.00, 38.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (46.97, 93.15, 329.16)
hsb hsb(300.78, 100.00, 77.00) CIE-L*uv (46.97, 67.08, -81.02)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Deep magenta (#c400c2)

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" #c400c2 and the second color is called the "compliment" #00c400.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Deep magenta (#c400c2)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #c400c2 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #00c400.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Deep magenta (#c400c2)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Deep magenta (#c400c2)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Deep magenta (#c400c2)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Faux-Deep magenta (#c400c2)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #c400c2, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Deep magenta (#c400c2)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #c400c2, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #c400c2

When you combine pure gray with this color, #c400c2, tones are produced.

#c400c2 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 #c400c2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c400c2 → #00c400
#c400c2 → #d54cd4
#c400c2 → #ffffff
#c400c2 → #c40062
#c400c2 → #750074
#c400c2 → #6200c4

#c400c2 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #c400c2 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 #c400c2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Deep magenta (#c400c2)

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

#c400c2might 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-Deep magenta (#c400c2)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c400c2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#c400c2 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 #c400c2
Java new Color(196, 0, 194);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 196, 0, 194);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:196 green:0 blue:194 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(196f, 0f, 194f);
Swift UIColor(red:196, green:0, blue:194, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c200c4
Python Color('#c400c2')

Base Conversions of hex color #c400c2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c400c2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12845250 while the individual RGB conversions are: 196, 0, 194.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000100 00000000 11000010
Hex c4 00 c2
Octal 304 0 302
Decimal 196 0 194

#c400c2 Icons

If you're considering using #c400c2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Deep magenta (#c400c2) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c400c2 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 #c400c2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c400c2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c400c2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c400c2 background.
This text is hex color #c400c2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c400c2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c400c2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c400c2 and white (#ffffff) background.