White (#ffffff) color information

#ffffff is the hex color code that is synonymous with "White". The color is categorized as "very dark white". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, White (#ffffff), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean or soft, compatibility, knowledgeable, the home, and new. Shades of "very dark white". typically aren't associated with agriculture. Aer Lingus, The Next Web, and GitHub are three companies making use of this color.

#ffffff Breakdown

#ffffff is made up of (255, 255, 255) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16777215 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffff. Black should be used ontop of #ffffff to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #ffffff luma #254.75
Websafe hex #ffffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(255, 255, 255) Adobe RGB (255.00, 255.00, 255.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 100%, 100%) Closest named color White
rgba rgba(255.0, 255.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (100.00, -0.09, -0.07)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (100.00, -0.08, -0.07)
hsv hsv(0.00, 0.00, 100.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (100.00, 0.11, 221.19)
hsb hsb(0.00, 0.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (100.00, -0.17, -0.10)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #White (#ffffff)

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" #ffffff while the second is the "compliment" #ffffff.

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

Split Compliments of #White (#ffffff)

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

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

Triadic Colors of White (#ffffff)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of White (#ffffff)

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

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

Analagous Colors of White (#ffffff)

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.

Lighter variations of #ffffff

Lighter shades of #ffffff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #ffffff

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

White (#ffffff)'s Tones

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

White (#ffffff) 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 #ffffff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ffffff → #ffffff
#ffffff → #ffffff
#ffffff → #000000
#ffffff → #ffffff
#ffffff → #999999
#ffffff → #ffffff

White (#ffffff) in different environments

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

#ffffff popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#ffffffmight 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.

#ffffff 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#ffffff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Aer Lingus
The Next Web
GitHub

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

Base Conversions of hex color #ffffff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ffffff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16777215 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 255, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 11111111 11111111
Hex ff ff ff
Octal 377 377 377
Decimal 255 255 255

Icons incorporating the color #ffffff

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

Color #ffffff on different backgrounds

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