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#c80000 is made up of (200, 0, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 100.00, 21.57) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13107200 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc0000. White should be used ontop of #c80000 to ensure the best legibility.
Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c80000. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.
|Websafe hex||#cc0000||Black/white pairing||White|
|rgb||rgb(200, 0, 0)||Adobe RGB||(172.00, 0.00, 0.00)|
|rgb percent (%)||rgb(78%, 0%, 0%)||Closest named color||Boston University red|
|rgba||rgba(200.0, 0.0, 0.0, 1.0)||Hunter-Lab||(34.64, 65.93, 21.45)|
|cmyk||cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 100.00, 21.57)||CIE-L*ab||(41.22, 69.41, 56.76)|
|hsv||hsv(0.00, 100.00, 39.00)||CIE-L*Ch(ab)||(41.22, 89.66, 39.27)|
|hsb||hsb(0.00, 100.00, 78.00)||CIE-L*uv||(41.22, 142.49, 28.61)|
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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" #c80000 and the second color is called the "compliment" #00c6c6.
There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #c80000 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #00c6c6.
The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.
Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.
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.
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 #c80000 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.
Seeing #c80000 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 #c80000 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.
Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.
#c80000might 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.
Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c80000. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.
Brands using #c80000
Texas Tech University, CNN, and CVS are just some of the companies that use Faux-Boston University red (#c80000). A dozen other brands are using a similar color. It's trendy.
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.
|Java||new Color(200, 0, 0);|
|.NET||Color.FromArgb(255, 200, 0, 0);|
|Objective-C||[UIColor colorWithRed:200 green:0 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];|
|OpenGL||glColor3f(200f, 0f, 0f);|
|Swift||UIColor(red:200, green:0, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)|
|GameMaker Language (GML)||$0000c8|
This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c80000. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13107200 while the individual RGB conversions are: 200, 0, 0.
If you're considering using #c80000 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.
We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c80000 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.