Faux-Pale violet (#dc99fe) color information

The hexidecimal color, #dc99fe, should not to be confused with "Pale violet" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Pale violet (#dc99fe), in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: warmth, being nurtured, soft or fluffy, limiting, and energy. Colors labeled as "light pink" are rarely tied to transportation and cars.

Breakdown of #dc99fe

#dc99fe is made up of (220, 153, 254) in RGB colorspace and (13.39, 39.76, 0.00, 0.39) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14457342 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc99ff. White should be used ontop of #dc99fe to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #dc99fe. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #dc99fe luma #184.29
Websafe hex #cc99ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(220, 153, 254) Adobe RGB (203.00, 151.00, 251.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(86%, 60%, 100%) Closest named color Pale violet
rgba rgba(220.0, 153.0, 254.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (67.08, 43.87, -46.81)
cmyk cmyk(13.39, 39.76, 0.00, 0.39) CIE-L*ab (72.89, 43.37, -41.14)
hsv hsv(279.00, 100.00, 80.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (72.89, 59.78, 316.51)
hsb hsb(279.00, 40.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (72.89, 28.81, -72.64)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Pale violet (#dc99fe)

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" #dc99fe and the second color is called the "compliment" #bcff99.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Pale violet (#dc99fe)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #dc99fe is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #bcff99.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Pale violet (#dc99fe)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Pale violet (#dc99fe)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Pale violet (#dc99fe)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Faux-Pale violet (#dc99fe)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #dc99fe with white

Darker variations of #dc99fe

When you combine pure black with this color, #dc99fe, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #dc99fe

Tones of #dc99fe can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#dc99fe 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 #dc99fe as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#dc99fe → #bcff99
#dc99fe → #e6b7fe
#dc99fe → #ffffff
#dc99fe → #ff99ef
#dc99fe → #845b98
#dc99fe → #a899ff

Faux-Pale violet (#dc99fe) in different environments

Seeing #dc99fe 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 #dc99fe could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #dc99fe

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

#dc99femight 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-Pale violet (#dc99fe)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#dc99fe. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#dc99fe 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 #dc99fe
Java new Color(220, 153, 254);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 220, 153, 254);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:220 green:153 blue:254 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(220f, 153f, 254f);
Swift UIColor(red:220, green:153, blue:254, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $fe99dc
Python Color('#dc99fe')

Base Conversions of hex color #dc99fe

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #dc99fe. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14457342 while the individual RGB conversions are: 220, 153, 254.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11011100 10011001 11111110
Hex dc 99 fe
Octal 334 231 376
Decimal 220 153 254

#dc99fe Icons

If you're considering using #dc99fe in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Pale violet (#dc99fe) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #dc99fe 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 #dc99fe on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #dc99fe on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #dc99fe background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #dc99fe background.
This text is hex color #dc99fe on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #dc99fe on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #dc99fe and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #dc99fe and white (#ffffff) background.