#6633bb Color Information

#6633bb 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 #6633bb, and its official name is Purple Emperor. In RGB, it consists of 40.0% Red, 20.0% Green, and 73.3% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 45.5% Cyan, 72.7% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 26.7% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 262.5°, with saturation of 57.1% and lightness of 46.7%. The decimal value for #6633bb is 6697915, and its nearest "web safe" color is #6633cc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #6633bb 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#6633bb Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorPurple Emperor Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color102, 51, 187 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color40.0%, 20.0%, 73.3% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.600, 0.800, 0.267 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.455, 0.727, 0, 0.267 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color262.5°, 57.1%, 46.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color262.5°, 72.7%, 73.3% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color15.633, 8.780, 47.885 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color102, 51, 187 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code6697915 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color35.558, 51.718, -63.200 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)35.558, 81.664, 309.294 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color35.558, 7.883, -90.958 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color29.632, 42.318, -75.070 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.216, 0.121, 8.780 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4284887995 / 0xff6633bb Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#6633cc Copy
Last Updated: April 11, 2024

Shades of #6633bb

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #6633bb, its pure hue is 262.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 57.1%, and its lightness is 46.7%. 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 #6633bb, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d0617 to #592da4.

Tints of #6633bb

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #6633bb, its pure hue is 262.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 57.1%, and its lightness is 46.7%. 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 #6633bb, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #794dc4 to #ece6f7.

Tones of #6633bb

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #6633bb, its pure hue is 262.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 57.1%, 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 #6633bb, which range from #777777 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #5900ee (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #6633bb

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #6633bb! For #6633bb, 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, #6633bb. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #6633bb

This color, #6633bb, consists of 40.0% Red, 20.0% Green, and 73.3% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 102, Green = 51, Blue = 187. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #6633bb is 45.5% Cyan, 72.7% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 26.7% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R40.0%
C45.5%
G20.0%
M72.7%
B73.3%
Y0.0%
K26.7%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 102 51 187
Octal 146 63 273
Hexa #66 #33 #bb
Binary 01100110 00110011 10111011
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 45 72 0 26
Octal 55 110 0 32
Hexa #2d #48 #00 #1a
Binary 00101101 01001000 00000000 00011010

Analogous Colors of #6633bb

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #6633bb — which has hue 262.5° — its analogous colors are located at 232.5° and 292.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6633bb.

Triadic Colors of #6633bb

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 #6633bb — which has hue 262.5° — its triadic colors are located at 22.5° and 262.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6633bb.

Complementary Color of #6633bb

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #6633bb — which has hue 262.5° — its complementary color is located at 82.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6633bb.

Split Complementary Colors of #6633bb

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 #6633bb — which has hue 262.5° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 52.5° and 262.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6633bb.

Tetradic Colors of #6633bb

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 #6633bb — which has hue 262.5° — its tetradic colors are located at 172.5°, 262.5°, 352.5°, and 82.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6633bb.

Monochromatic Colors of #6633bb

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #6633bb, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #362651 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #a376ef (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #6633bb

We want to make getting started with #6633bb on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #6633bb into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #6633bb 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 #6633bb with other HTML elements.

#6633bb Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #6633bb.
<span style="color: #6633bb;">The color of this text is #6633bb.</span>

#6633bb Background Color

The background color for this text is #6633bb.
<div style="background-color: #6633bb; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #6633bb.</div>

#6633bb Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #6633bb.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #6633bb;">This color for the shadow of this text is #6633bb.</span>

#6633bb Border Color

This is a div with border color #6633bb.
<div style="border: #6633bb 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #6633bb.</div>

#6633bb Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #6633bb on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6633bb; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6633bb on a white background.</div></div>

#6633bb Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #6633bb on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6633bb; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6633bb on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #6633bb to White

This is a gradient from #6633bb to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6633bb,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6633bb,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6633bb,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6633bb,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6633bb to white.</div>

Gradient from #6633bb to Black

This is a gradient from #6633bb to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6633bb,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6633bb,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6633bb,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6633bb,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6633bb to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #6633bb

In addition to using #6633bb 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 #6633bb in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #6633bb, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 102, Green = 51, Blue = 187). If you need details about the color coordinates of #6633bb 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 #6633bb
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(102, 51, 187)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #6633bb; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #6633bb; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #6633bb; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(102, 51, 187);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#6633bb")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:102, green:51, blue:187, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:51 blue:187 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(102f, 51f, 187f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(102, 51, 187);
 

#6633bb Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #6633bb the same way. For those with color blindness, #6633bb might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #6633bb looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #6633bb 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 #6633bb 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 #6633bb 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 #6633bb 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 7.6:1 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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