#661aee Color Information

#661aee 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 #661aee, and its official name is Purple Blue. In RGB, it consists of 40.0% Red, 10.2% Green, and 93.3% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 57.1% Cyan, 89.1% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 6.7% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 261.5°, with saturation of 86.2% and lightness of 51.8%. The decimal value for #661aee is 6691566, and its nearest "web safe" color is #6633ff. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #661aee 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#661aee Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorPurple Blue Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color102, 26, 238 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color40.0%, 10.2%, 93.3% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.600, 0.898, 0.067 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.571, 0.891, 0, 0.067 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color261.5°, 86.2%, 51.8% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color261.5°, 89.1%, 93.3% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color21.282, 9.737, 81.647 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color102, 26, 238 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code6691566 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color37.365, 73.592, -89.691 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)37.365, 116.019, 309.369 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color37.365, 4.197, -124.247 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color31.204, 67.135, -133.295 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.189, 0.086, 9.737 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4284881646 / 0xff661aee Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#6633ff Copy
Last Updated: February 22, 2024

Shades of #661aee

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #661aee, its pure hue is 261.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 86.2%, and its lightness is 51.8%. 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 #661aee, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d031e to #5917d0.

Tints of #661aee

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #661aee, its pure hue is 261.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 86.2%, and its lightness is 51.8%. 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 #661aee, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #7937f0 to #ece2fd.

Tones of #661aee

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #661aee, its pure hue is 261.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 86.2%, 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 #661aee, which range from #848484 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #6109ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #661aee

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #661aee! For #661aee, 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, #661aee. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #661aee

This color, #661aee, consists of 40.0% Red, 10.2% Green, and 93.3% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 102, Green = 26, Blue = 238. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #661aee is 57.1% Cyan, 89.1% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 6.7% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R40.0%
C57.1%
G10.2%
M89.1%
B93.3%
Y0.0%
K6.7%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 102 26 238
Octal 146 32 356
Hexa #66 #1a #ee
Binary 01100110 00011010 11101110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 57 89 0 6
Octal 71 131 0 6
Hexa #39 #59 #00 #06
Binary 00111001 01011001 00000000 00000110

Analogous Colors of #661aee

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #661aee — which has hue 261.5° — its analogous colors are located at 231.5° and 291.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #661aee.

Triadic Colors of #661aee

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 #661aee — which has hue 261.5° — its triadic colors are located at 21.5° and 261.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #661aee.

Complementary Color of #661aee

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #661aee — which has hue 261.5° — its complementary color is located at 81.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #661aee.

Split Complementary Colors of #661aee

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 #661aee — which has hue 261.5° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 51.5° and 261.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #661aee.

Tetradic Colors of #661aee

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 #661aee — which has hue 261.5° — its tetradic colors are located at 171.5°, 261.5°, 351.5°, and 81.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #661aee.

Monochromatic Colors of #661aee

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #661aee, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #370f7e — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #b188fb (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #661aee

We want to make getting started with #661aee on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #661aee into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #661aee 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 #661aee with other HTML elements.

#661aee Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #661aee.
<span style="color: #661aee;">The color of this text is #661aee.</span>

#661aee Background Color

The background color for this text is #661aee.
<div style="background-color: #661aee; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #661aee.</div>

#661aee Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #661aee.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #661aee;">This color for the shadow of this text is #661aee.</span>

#661aee Border Color

This is a div with border color #661aee.
<div style="border: #661aee 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #661aee.</div>

#661aee Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #661aee on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #661aee; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #661aee on a white background.</div></div>

#661aee Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #661aee on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #661aee; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #661aee on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #661aee to White

This is a gradient from #661aee to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#661aee,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#661aee,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#661aee,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#661aee,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #661aee to white.</div>

Gradient from #661aee to Black

This is a gradient from #661aee to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#661aee,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#661aee,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#661aee,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#661aee,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #661aee to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #661aee

In addition to using #661aee 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 #661aee in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #661aee, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 102, Green = 26, Blue = 238). If you need details about the color coordinates of #661aee 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 #661aee
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(102, 26, 238)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #661aee; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #661aee; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #661aee; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(102, 26, 238);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#661aee")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:102, green:26, blue:238, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:26 blue:238 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(102f, 26f, 238f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(102, 26, 238);
 

#661aee Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #661aee the same way. For those with color blindness, #661aee might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #661aee looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #661aee 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 #661aee 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 #661aee 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 #661aee 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 7.1:1 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
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
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