Candy apple red (#ff0800) color information

The hexidecimal color, #ff0800, can simply be referred to as "Candy apple red". This color is described as "generic red". When people spot this color, Candy apple red (#ff0800), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: an increased appetite, safety and comfort, impulsion, transportation and cars, and anger. This color isn't popular for energy. AOL is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of #ff0800

#ff0800 is made up of (255, 8, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 96.86, 100.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16713728 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff0000. White should be used ontop of #ff0800 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ff0800. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ff0800 luma #80.94
Websafe hex #ff0000 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(255, 8, 0) Adobe RGB (218.00, 0.00, 11.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 3%, 0%) Closest named color Candy apple red
rgba rgba(255.0, 8.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (45.83, 83.26, 28.03)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 96.86, 100.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (52.95, 80.60, 66.11)
hsv hsv(1.80, 100.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (52.95, 104.24, 39.36)
hsb hsb(1.80, 100.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (52.95, 175.66, 37.01)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Candy apple red (#ff0800)

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" #ff0800 while the second is the "compliment" #00faff.

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

Split Compliments of #Candy apple red (#ff0800)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #ff0800 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #00faff.

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

Triadic Colors of Candy apple red (#ff0800)

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 Candy apple red (#ff0800)

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 Candy apple red (#ff0800)

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 #ff0800

Lighter shades are produced by blending #ff0800 with white

Darker shades of #ff0800

Darker shades are produced by blending #ff0800 with black

Candy apple red (#ff0800)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #ff0800 with gray

Gradients including #ff0800

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 #ff0800 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ff0800 → #00faff
#ff0800 → #ff524c
#ff0800 → #ffffff
#ff0800 → #ff8300
#ff0800 → #990400
#ff0800 → #ff007b

How #ff0800 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #ff0800 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 #ff0800 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #ff0800

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

#ff0800might 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 #ff0800

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ff0800. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #ff0800

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 #ff0800
Java new Color(255, 8, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 8, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:8 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(255f, 8f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:255, green:8, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0008ff
Python Color('#ff0800')

Base Conversions of hex color #ff0800

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ff0800. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16713728 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 8, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 00001000 00000000
Hex ff 08 00
Octal 377 10 0
Decimal 255 8 0

Icons incorporating the color #ff0800

If you're considering using #ff0800 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #ff0800 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ff0800 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 #ff0800 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ff0800 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ff0800 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ff0800 background.
This text is hex color #ff0800 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ff0800 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ff0800 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ff0800 and white (#ffffff) background.