Deep magenta (#cc00cc) color information

The hexidecimal color, #cc00cc, can simply be referred to as "Deep magenta". This color is described as "dark pink". When people spot this color, Deep magenta (#cc00cc), in branding, the following may come to mind: love, romance, soft or fluffy, femininity, and health care. This color isn't popular for transportation and cars.

Breakdown of #cc00cc

#cc00cc is made up of (204, 0, 204) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 0.00, 20.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13369548 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc00cc. White should be used ontop of #cc00cc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cc00cc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cc00cc luma #84.05
Websafe hex #cc00cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(204, 0, 204) Adobe RGB (175.00, 0.00, 200.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 0%, 80%) Closest named color Deep magenta
rgba rgba(204.0, 0.0, 204.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 87.27, -60.46)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 0.00, 20.00) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 84.78, -52.26)
hsv hsv(300.00, 100.00, 40.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 99.59, 328.35)
hsb hsb(300.00, 100.00, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, 68.92, -88.72)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Deep magenta (#cc00cc)

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" #cc00cc while the second is the "compliment" #00cc00.

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

Split Compliments of #Deep magenta (#cc00cc)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #cc00cc is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #00cc00.

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

Triadic Colors of Deep magenta (#cc00cc)

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 Deep magenta (#cc00cc)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Deep magenta (#cc00cc)

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 #cc00cc

Lighter shades are produced by blending #cc00cc with white

Darker shades of #cc00cc

Darker shades are produced by blending #cc00cc with black

Deep magenta (#cc00cc)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #cc00cc with gray

Gradients including #cc00cc

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 #cc00cc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cc00cc → #00cc00
#cc00cc → #db4cdb
#cc00cc → #ffffff
#cc00cc → #cc0066
#cc00cc → #7a007a
#cc00cc → #6600cc

How #cc00cc looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #cc00cc 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 #cc00cc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #cc00cc

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

#cc00ccmight 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 #cc00cc

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cc00cc. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #cc00cc

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 #cc00cc
Java new Color(204, 0, 204);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 0, 204);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:0 blue:204 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(204f, 0f, 204f);
Swift UIColor(red:204, green:0, blue:204, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cc00cc
Python Color('#cc00cc')

Base Conversions of hex color #cc00cc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cc00cc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13369548 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 0, 204.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 00000000 11001100
Hex cc 00 cc
Octal 314 0 314
Decimal 204 0 204

Icons incorporating the color #cc00cc

If you're considering using #cc00cc in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #cc00cc on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cc00cc 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 #cc00cc on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cc00cc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cc00cc background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cc00cc background.
This text is hex color #cc00cc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cc00cc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cc00cc and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cc00cc and white (#ffffff) background.