#170ed4 Color Information

#170ed4 Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #170ed4. In RGB, it consists of 9.0% Red, 5.5% Green, and 83.1% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 89.2% Cyan, 93.4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 16.9% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 242.7°, with saturation of 87.6% and lightness of 44.3%. The decimal value for #170ed4 is 1511124, and its nearest "web safe" color is #0000cc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #170ed4 is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is magenta. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#170ed4 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color23, 14, 212 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color9.0%, 5.5%, 83.1% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.910, 0.945, 0.169 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.892, 0.934, 0, 0.169 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color242.7°, 87.6%, 44.3% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color242.7°, 93.4%, 83.1% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color12.394, 5.250, 62.647 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color23, 14, 212 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code1511124 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color27.435, 66.331, -91.458 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)27.435, 112.980, 305.952 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color27.435, -7.204, -106.653 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color22.912, 56.461, -146.074 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.154, 0.065, 5.250 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4279701204 / 0xff170ed4 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#0000cc Copy
Last Updated: July 14, 2024

Shades of #170ed4

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #170ed4, its pure hue is 242.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 87.6%, and its lightness is 44.3%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 9 different shades of #170ed4, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #03021b to #140cba.

Tints of #170ed4

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #170ed4, its pure hue is 242.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 87.6%, and its lightness is 44.3%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #170ed4, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #342cd9 to #e2e1fa.

Tones of #170ed4

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #170ed4, its pure hue is 242.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 87.6%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #170ed4, which range from #717171 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #0a00e2 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #170ed4

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #170ed4! For #170ed4, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #170ed4. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #170ed4

This color, #170ed4, consists of 9.0% Red, 5.5% Green, and 83.1% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 23, Green = 14, Blue = 212. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #170ed4 is 89.2% Cyan, 93.4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 16.9% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R9.0%
C89.2%
G5.5%
M93.4%
B83.1%
Y0.0%
K16.9%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 23 14 212
Octal 27 16 324
Hexa #17 #0e #d4
Binary 00010111 00001110 11010100
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 89 93 0 16
Octal 131 135 0 20
Hexa #59 #5d #00 #10
Binary 01011001 01011101 00000000 00010000

Analogous Colors of #170ed4

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #170ed4 — which has hue 242.7° — its analogous colors are located at 212.7° and 272.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #170ed4.

Triadic Colors of #170ed4

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #170ed4 — which has hue 242.7° — its triadic colors are located at 2.7° and 242.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #170ed4.

Complementary Color of #170ed4

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #170ed4 — which has hue 242.7° — its complementary color is located at 62.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #170ed4.

Split Complementary Colors of #170ed4

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #170ed4 — which has hue 242.7° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 32.7° and 242.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #170ed4.

Tetradic Colors of #170ed4

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #170ed4 — which has hue 242.7° — its tetradic colors are located at 152.7°, 242.7°, 332.7°, and 62.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #170ed4.

Monochromatic Colors of #170ed4

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #170ed4, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #0f0b67 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #6159fa (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #170ed4

We want to make getting started with #170ed4 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #170ed4 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #170ed4 can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #170ed4 with other HTML elements.

#170ed4 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #170ed4.
<span style="color: #170ed4;">The color of this text is #170ed4.</span>

#170ed4 Background Color

The background color for this text is #170ed4.
<div style="background-color: #170ed4; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #170ed4.</div>

#170ed4 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #170ed4.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #170ed4;">This color for the shadow of this text is #170ed4.</span>

#170ed4 Border Color

This is a div with border color #170ed4.
<div style="border: #170ed4 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #170ed4.</div>

#170ed4 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #170ed4 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #170ed4; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #170ed4 on a white background.</div></div>

#170ed4 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #170ed4 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #170ed4; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #170ed4 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #170ed4 to White

This is a gradient from #170ed4 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#170ed4,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#170ed4,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#170ed4,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#170ed4,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #170ed4 to white.</div>

Gradient from #170ed4 to Black

This is a gradient from #170ed4 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#170ed4,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#170ed4,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#170ed4,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#170ed4,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #170ed4 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #170ed4

In addition to using #170ed4 on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #170ed4 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #170ed4, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 23, Green = 14, Blue = 212). If you need details about the color coordinates of #170ed4 in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #170ed4
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(23, 14, 212)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #170ed4; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #170ed4; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #170ed4; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(23, 14, 212);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#170ed4")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:23, green:14, blue:212, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:23 green:14 blue:212 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(23f, 14f, 212f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(23, 14, 212);
 

#170ed4 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #170ed4 the same way. For those with color blindness, #170ed4 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #170ed4 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #170ed4 is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #170ed4 looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #170ed4 will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #170ed4 is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 10.2:1 against white. This is a high enough ratio to be considered accessible under both the AA and AAA level standards for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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