Amber (SAE/ECE) (#ff7e00) color information

#ff7e00 is the hex color code that can simply be referred to as "Amber (SAE/ECE)". It's labeled as "generic orange". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Amber (SAE/ECE) (#ff7e00), in media, they might associate it with excitement and enthusiasm, being encouraged to participate, pleasure, playgrounds or fun environments, and technology. Colors labeled as "generic orange" are rarely tied to travel. Thomson Reuters, Scouts UK, and Nexmo are just some of the companies that use this color.

Breakdown of #ff7e00

#ff7e00 is made up of (255, 126, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 50.59, 100.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16743936 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff6600. White should be used ontop of #ff7e00 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ff7e00. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ff7e00 luma #150.21
Websafe hex #ff6600 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(255, 126, 0) Adobe RGB (228.00, 123.00, 22.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 49%, 0%) Closest named color Amber (SAE/ECE)
rgba rgba(255.0, 126.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (60.00, 44.68, 36.12)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 50.59, 100.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (66.52, 45.23, 75.79)
hsv hsv(29.40, 100.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (66.52, 88.26, 59.17)
hsb hsb(29.40, 100.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (66.52, 110.93, 61.19)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Amber (SAE/ECE) (#ff7e00)

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" #ff7e00 while the second is the "compliment" #0083ff.

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 #Amber (SAE/ECE) (#ff7e00)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ff7e00 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #0083ff.

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 Amber (SAE/ECE) (#ff7e00)

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 Amber (SAE/ECE) (#ff7e00)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Amber (SAE/ECE) (#ff7e00)

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.

Lighter variations of #ff7e00

Lighter shades are produced by blending #ff7e00 with white

Amber (SAE/ECE) (#ff7e00)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #ff7e00 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Amber (SAE/ECE) (#ff7e00)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #ff7e00, tones are produced.

Amber (SAE/ECE) (#ff7e00) 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 #ff7e00 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ff7e00 → #0083ff
#ff7e00 → #ffa44c
#ff7e00 → #ffffff
#ff7e00 → #fffa00
#ff7e00 → #994b00
#ff7e00 → #ff0004

#ff7e00 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #ff7e00 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 #ff7e00 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #ff7e00

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

#ff7e00might 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.

#ff7e00 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ff7e00. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Eventbrite
LocalBitcoins.com
Muut
Massy Group
Thomson Reuters
Scouts UK
Nexmo
Crowne Plaza

#ff7e00 in coding

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 #ff7e00
Java new Color(255, 126, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 126, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:126 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(255f, 126f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:255, green:126, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $007eff
Python Color('#ff7e00')

Base Conversions of hex color #ff7e00

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ff7e00. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16743936 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 126, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 01111110 00000000
Hex ff 7e 00
Octal 377 176 0
Decimal 255 126 0

#ff7e00 Icons

If you're considering using #ff7e00 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Amber (SAE/ECE) (#ff7e00) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ff7e00 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 #ff7e00 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ff7e00 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ff7e00 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ff7e00 background.
This text is hex color #ff7e00 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ff7e00 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ff7e00 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ff7e00 and white (#ffffff) background.