Vivid orchid (#cc00ff) color information

Hex color #cc00ff can simply be referred to as "Vivid orchid". It's labeled as "dark pink". When people from western culture see this color, Vivid orchid (#cc00ff), used in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with something sweet, being nurtured, fun and playful, women, and energy. This color isn't popular for technology.

Breakdown of Vivid orchid (#cc00ff)

#cc00ff is made up of (204, 0, 255) in RGB colorspace and (20.00, 100.00, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13369599 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc00ff. White should be used ontop of #cc00ff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cc00ff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cc00ff luma #89.81
Websafe hex #cc00ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(204, 0, 255) Adobe RGB (174.00, 0.00, 250.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 0%, 100%) Closest named color Vivid orchid
rgba rgba(204.0, 0.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (44.72, 97.28, -102.19)
cmyk cmyk(20.00, 100.00, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (51.84, 91.44, -74.82)
hsv hsv(288.00, 100.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (51.84, 118.15, 320.71)
hsb hsb(288.00, 100.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (51.84, 50.37, -123.37)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Vivid orchid (#cc00ff)

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" #cc00ff while the second is the "compliment" #33ff00.

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 Compliments of #Vivid orchid (#cc00ff)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #cc00ff is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #33ff00.

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 Vivid orchid (#cc00ff)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 Vivid orchid (#cc00ff)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Vivid orchid (#cc00ff)

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.

Vivid orchid (#cc00ff)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #cc00ff, lighter shades are produced.

Vivid orchid (#cc00ff)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #cc00ff, darker shades are produced.

Vivid orchid (#cc00ff)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #cc00ff, tones are produced.

#cc00ff 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 #cc00ff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cc00ff → #33ff00
#cc00ff → #db4cff
#cc00ff → #ffffff
#cc00ff → #ff00b2
#cc00ff → #7a0099
#cc00ff → #4c00ff

#cc00ff in different lighting conditions

Seeing #cc00ff 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 #cc00ff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Vivid orchid (#cc00ff)

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

#cc00ffmight 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 Vivid orchid (#cc00ff)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cc00ff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#cc00ff 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 #cc00ff
Java new Color(204, 0, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 0, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:0 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(204f, 0f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:204, green:0, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ff00cc
Python Color('#cc00ff')

Base Conversions of hex color #cc00ff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cc00ff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13369599 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 0, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 00000000 11111111
Hex cc 00 ff
Octal 314 0 377
Decimal 204 0 255

Icons incorporating the color #cc00ff

If you're considering using #cc00ff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #cc00ff on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cc00ff 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 #cc00ff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cc00ff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cc00ff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cc00ff background.
This text is hex color #cc00ff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cc00ff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cc00ff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cc00ff and white (#ffffff) background.