#ae0000 Color Information

#ae0000 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 #ae0000. In RGB, it consists of 68.2% Red, 0.0% Green, and 0.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 100% Magenta, 100% Yellow, and 31.8% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 0.0°, with saturation of 100% and lightness of 34.1%. The decimal value for #ae0000 is 11403264, and its nearest "web safe" color is #990000. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #ae0000 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is magenta. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#ae0000 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color174, 0, 0 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color68.2%, 0.0%, 0.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.318, 1.000, 1.000 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 1, 1, 0.318 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color0.0°, 100.0%, 34.1% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color0.0°, 100.0%, 68.2% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color17.456, 8.999, 0.817 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color174, 0, 0 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code11403264 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color35.982, 60.148, 50.353 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)35.982, 78.442, 39.934 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color35.982, 118.324, 25.517 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color29.998, 51.372, 19.384 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.640, 0.330, 8.999 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4289593344 / 0xffae0000 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#990000 Copy
Last Updated: February 29, 2024

Shades of #ae0000

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #ae0000, its pure hue is 0.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 34.1%. 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 #ae0000, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #160000 to #980000.

Tints of #ae0000

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #ae0000, its pure hue is 0.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 34.1%. 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 #ae0000, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #b82020 to #f5dfdf.

Tones of #ae0000

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #ae0000, its pure hue is 0.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, 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 #ae0000, which range from #575757 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ae0000 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #ae0000

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #ae0000! For #ae0000, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 4 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 3 unique colors including our original color, #ae0000. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #ae0000

This color, #ae0000, consists of 68.2% Red, 0.0% Green, and 0.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 174, Green = 0, Blue = 0. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #ae0000 is 0% Cyan, 100% Magenta, 100% Yellow, and 31.8% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R68.2%
C0.0%
G0.0%
M100.0%
B0.0%
Y100.0%
K31.8%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 174 0 0
Octal 256 0 0
Hexa #ae #00 #00
Binary 10101110 00000000 00000000
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 100 100 31
Octal 0 144 144 37
Hexa #00 #64 #64 #1f
Binary 00000000 01100100 01100100 00011111

Analogous Colors of #ae0000

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #ae0000 — which has hue 0.0° — its analogous colors are located at 0.0° and 330.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ae0000.

Triadic Colors of #ae0000

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 #ae0000 — which has hue 0.0° — its triadic colors are located at 0.0° and 240.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ae0000.

Complementary Color of #ae0000

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #ae0000 — which has hue 0.0° — its complementary color is located at 180.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ae0000.

Split Complementary Colors of #ae0000

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 #ae0000 — which has hue 0.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 0.0° and 210.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ae0000.

Tetradic Colors of #ae0000

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 #ae0000 — which has hue 0.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 270.0°, 0.0°, 90.0°, and 180.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ae0000.

Monochromatic Colors of #ae0000

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #ae0000, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #570000 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #ff0606 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #ae0000

We want to make getting started with #ae0000 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #ae0000 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #ae0000 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 #ae0000 with other HTML elements.

#ae0000 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #ae0000.
<span style="color: #ae0000;">The color of this text is #ae0000.</span>

#ae0000 Background Color

The background color for this text is #ae0000.
<div style="background-color: #ae0000; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #ae0000.</div>

#ae0000 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #ae0000.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #ae0000;">This color for the shadow of this text is #ae0000.</span>

#ae0000 Border Color

This is a div with border color #ae0000.
<div style="border: #ae0000 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #ae0000.</div>

#ae0000 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #ae0000 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #ae0000; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #ae0000 on a white background.</div></div>

#ae0000 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #ae0000 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #ae0000; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #ae0000 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #ae0000 to White

This is a gradient from #ae0000 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#ae0000,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#ae0000,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#ae0000,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#ae0000,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #ae0000 to white.</div>

Gradient from #ae0000 to Black

This is a gradient from #ae0000 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#ae0000,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#ae0000,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#ae0000,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#ae0000,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #ae0000 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #ae0000

In addition to using #ae0000 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 #ae0000 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #ae0000, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 174, Green = 0, Blue = 0). If you need details about the color coordinates of #ae0000 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 #ae0000
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(174, 0, 0)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #ae0000; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #ae0000; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #ae0000; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(174, 0, 0);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#ae0000")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:174, green:0, blue:0, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:174 green:0 blue:0 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(174f, 0f, 0f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(174, 0, 0);
 

#ae0000 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #ae0000 the same way. For those with color blindness, #ae0000 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #ae0000 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #ae0000 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 #ae0000 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 #ae0000 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 #ae0000 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 7.5:1 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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