#aca8cd Color Information

#aca8cd 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 #aca8cd, and its official name is Violet Mix. In RGB, it consists of 67.5% Red, 65.9% Green, and 80.4% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 16.1% Cyan, 18% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 19.6% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 246.5°, with saturation of 27% and lightness of 73.1%. The decimal value for #aca8cd is 11315405, and its nearest "web safe" color is #9999cc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #aca8cd is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#aca8cd Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorViolet Mix Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color172, 168, 205 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color67.5%, 65.9%, 80.4% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.325, 0.341, 0.196 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.161, 0.18, 0, 0.196 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color246.5°, 27.0%, 73.1% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color246.5°, 18.0%, 80.4% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color42.035, 41.184, 63.491 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color172, 168, 205 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code11315405 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color70.304, 8.943, -18.288 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)70.304, 20.358, 296.058 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color70.304, -0.081, -29.621 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color64.175, 4.615, -13.737 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.287, 0.281, 41.184 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4289505485 / 0xffaca8cd Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#9999cc Copy
Last Updated: April 15, 2024

Shades of #aca8cd

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #aca8cd, its pure hue is 246.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 27.0%, and its lightness is 73.1%. 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 #aca8cd, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #16151a to #9793b3.

Tints of #aca8cd

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #aca8cd, its pure hue is 246.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 27.0%, and its lightness is 73.1%. 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 #aca8cd, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #b6b3d3 to #f5f4f9.

Tones of #aca8cd

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #aca8cd, its pure hue is 246.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 27.0%, 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 #aca8cd, which range from #bbbbbb (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #8576ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #aca8cd

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #aca8cd! For #aca8cd, 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, #aca8cd. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #aca8cd

This color, #aca8cd, consists of 67.5% Red, 65.9% Green, and 80.4% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 172, Green = 168, Blue = 205. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #aca8cd is 16.1% Cyan, 18% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 19.6% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R67.5%
C16.1%
G65.9%
M18.0%
B80.4%
Y0.0%
K19.6%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 172 168 205
Octal 254 250 315
Hexa #ac #a8 #cd
Binary 10101100 10101000 11001101
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 16 18 0 19
Octal 20 22 0 23
Hexa #10 #12 #00 #13
Binary 00010000 00010010 00000000 00010011

Analogous Colors of #aca8cd

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #aca8cd — which has hue 246.5° — its analogous colors are located at 216.5° and 276.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aca8cd.

Triadic Colors of #aca8cd

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 #aca8cd — which has hue 246.5° — its triadic colors are located at 6.5° and 246.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aca8cd.

Complementary Color of #aca8cd

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #aca8cd — which has hue 246.5° — its complementary color is located at 66.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aca8cd.

Split Complementary Colors of #aca8cd

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 #aca8cd — which has hue 246.5° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 36.5° and 246.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aca8cd.

Tetradic Colors of #aca8cd

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 #aca8cd — which has hue 246.5° — its tetradic colors are located at 156.5°, 246.5°, 336.5°, and 66.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aca8cd.

Monochromatic Colors of #aca8cd

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #aca8cd, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #8d8aa6 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #d2cfeb (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #aca8cd

We want to make getting started with #aca8cd on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #aca8cd into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #aca8cd 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 #aca8cd with other HTML elements.

#aca8cd Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #aca8cd.
<span style="color: #aca8cd;">The color of this text is #aca8cd.</span>

#aca8cd Background Color

The background color for this text is #aca8cd.
<div style="background-color: #aca8cd; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #aca8cd.</div>

#aca8cd Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #aca8cd.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #aca8cd;">This color for the shadow of this text is #aca8cd.</span>

#aca8cd Border Color

This is a div with border color #aca8cd.
<div style="border: #aca8cd 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #aca8cd.</div>

#aca8cd Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #aca8cd on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #aca8cd; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #aca8cd on a white background.</div></div>

#aca8cd Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #aca8cd on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #aca8cd; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #aca8cd on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #aca8cd to White

This is a gradient from #aca8cd to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#aca8cd,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#aca8cd,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#aca8cd,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#aca8cd,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #aca8cd to white.</div>

Gradient from #aca8cd to Black

This is a gradient from #aca8cd to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#aca8cd,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#aca8cd,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#aca8cd,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#aca8cd,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #aca8cd to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #aca8cd

In addition to using #aca8cd 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 #aca8cd in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #aca8cd, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 172, Green = 168, Blue = 205). If you need details about the color coordinates of #aca8cd 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 #aca8cd
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(172, 168, 205)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #aca8cd; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #aca8cd; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #aca8cd; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(172, 168, 205);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#aca8cd")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:172, green:168, blue:205, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:172 green:168 blue:205 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(172f, 168f, 205f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(172, 168, 205);
 

#aca8cd Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #aca8cd the same way. For those with color blindness, #aca8cd might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #aca8cd looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #aca8cd 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 #aca8cd 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 #aca8cd 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

Not Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #aca8cd 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 2.3:1 against white. Under both the AA and AAA level standards, this is not a high enough ratio to be considered accessible for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
Large Size Text

WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text