#bf81bf Color Information

#bf81bf 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 #bf81bf. In RGB, it consists of 74.9% Red, 50.6% Green, and 74.9% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 32.5% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 25.1% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 300.0°, with saturation of 32.6% and lightness of 62.7%. The decimal value for #bf81bf is 12550591, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cc99cc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #bf81bf 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#bf81bf Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color191, 129, 191 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color74.9%, 50.6%, 74.9% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.251, 0.494, 0.251 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.325, 0, 0.251 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color300.0°, 32.6%, 62.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color300.0°, 32.5%, 74.9% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color38.740, 30.538, 53.143 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color191, 129, 191 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code12550591 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color62.116, 34.011, -22.785 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)62.116, 40.938, 326.181 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color62.116, 30.921, -39.988 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color55.262, 28.426, -18.334 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.316, 0.249, 30.538 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4290740671 / 0xffbf81bf Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cc99cc Copy
Last Updated: March 1, 2024

Shades of #bf81bf

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #bf81bf, its pure hue is 300.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 32.6%, and its lightness is 62.7%. 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 #bf81bf, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #181018 to #a771a7.

Tints of #bf81bf

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #bf81bf, its pure hue is 300.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 32.6%, and its lightness is 62.7%. 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 #bf81bf, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #c791c7 to #f7eff7.

Tones of #bf81bf

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #bf81bf, its pure hue is 300.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 32.6%, 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 #bf81bf, which range from #a0a0a0 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ff41ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #bf81bf

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #bf81bf! For #bf81bf, 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, #bf81bf. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #bf81bf

This color, #bf81bf, consists of 74.9% Red, 50.6% Green, and 74.9% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 191, Green = 129, Blue = 191. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #bf81bf is 0% Cyan, 32.5% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 25.1% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R74.9%
C0.0%
G50.6%
M32.5%
B74.9%
Y0.0%
K25.1%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 191 129 191
Octal 277 201 277
Hexa #bf #81 #bf
Binary 10111111 10000001 10111111
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 32 0 25
Octal 0 40 0 31
Hexa #00 #20 #00 #19
Binary 00000000 00100000 00000000 00011001

Analogous Colors of #bf81bf

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #bf81bf — which has hue 300.0° — its analogous colors are located at 270.0° and 330.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bf81bf.

Triadic Colors of #bf81bf

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 #bf81bf — which has hue 300.0° — its triadic colors are located at 60.0° and 300.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bf81bf.

Complementary Color of #bf81bf

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #bf81bf — which has hue 300.0° — its complementary color is located at 120.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bf81bf.

Split Complementary Colors of #bf81bf

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 #bf81bf — which has hue 300.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 90.0° and 300.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bf81bf.

Tetradic Colors of #bf81bf

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 #bf81bf — which has hue 300.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 210.0°, 300.0°, 30.0°, and 120.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bf81bf.

Monochromatic Colors of #bf81bf

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #bf81bf, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #835e83 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #e7b8e7 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #bf81bf

We want to make getting started with #bf81bf on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #bf81bf into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #bf81bf 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 #bf81bf with other HTML elements.

#bf81bf Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #bf81bf.
<span style="color: #bf81bf;">The color of this text is #bf81bf.</span>

#bf81bf Background Color

The background color for this text is #bf81bf.
<div style="background-color: #bf81bf; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #bf81bf.</div>

#bf81bf Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #bf81bf.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #bf81bf;">This color for the shadow of this text is #bf81bf.</span>

#bf81bf Border Color

This is a div with border color #bf81bf.
<div style="border: #bf81bf 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #bf81bf.</div>

#bf81bf Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #bf81bf on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #bf81bf; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #bf81bf on a white background.</div></div>

#bf81bf Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #bf81bf on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #bf81bf; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #bf81bf on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #bf81bf to White

This is a gradient from #bf81bf to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#bf81bf,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#bf81bf,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#bf81bf,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#bf81bf,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #bf81bf to white.</div>

Gradient from #bf81bf to Black

This is a gradient from #bf81bf to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#bf81bf,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#bf81bf,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#bf81bf,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#bf81bf,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #bf81bf to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #bf81bf

In addition to using #bf81bf 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 #bf81bf in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #bf81bf, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 191, Green = 129, Blue = 191). If you need details about the color coordinates of #bf81bf 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 #bf81bf
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(191, 129, 191)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #bf81bf; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #bf81bf; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #bf81bf; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(191, 129, 191);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#bf81bf")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:191, green:129, blue:191, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:191 green:129 blue:191 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(191f, 129f, 191f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(191, 129, 191);
 

#bf81bf Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #bf81bf the same way. For those with color blindness, #bf81bf might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #bf81bf looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #bf81bf 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 #bf81bf 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 #bf81bf 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 #bf81bf 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 3.0:1 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