#c0c0c0 Color Information

#c0c0c0 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 #c0c0c0, and its official name is Silver. In RGB, it consists of 75.3% Red, 75.3% Green, and 75.3% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 24.7% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 0.0°, with saturation of 0% and lightness of 75.3%. The decimal value for #c0c0c0 is 12632256, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cccccc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #c0c0c0 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#c0c0c0 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorSilver Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color192, 192, 192 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color75.3%, 75.3%, 75.3% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.247, 0.247, 0.247 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0, 0, 0.247 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color0.0°, 0.0%, 75.3% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color0.0°, 0.0%, 75.3% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color50.102, 52.712, 57.403 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color192, 192, 192 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code12632256 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color77.704, 0.004, -0.008 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)77.704, 0.009, 297.154 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color77.704, 0.001, -0.013 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color72.603, -3.874, 3.945 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.313, 0.329, 52.712 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4290822336 / 0xffc0c0c0 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cccccc Copy

Shades of #c0c0c0

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #c0c0c0, its pure hue is 0.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 0.0%, and its lightness is 75.3%. 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 18 different shades of #c0c0c0, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0b0b0b to #b5b5b5.

Tints of #c0c0c0

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #c0c0c0, its pure hue is 0.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 0.0%, and its lightness is 75.3%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #c0c0c0, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #c4c4c4 to #fbfbfb.

Tones of #c0c0c0

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #c0c0c0, its pure hue is 0.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 0.0%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #c0c0c0, which range from #c0c0c0 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ff8181 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #c0c0c0

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #c0c0c0! For #c0c0c0, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 0 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 1 unique colors including our original color, #c0c0c0. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #c0c0c0

This color, #c0c0c0, consists of 75.3% Red, 75.3% Green, and 75.3% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 192, Green = 192, Blue = 192. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #c0c0c0 is 0% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 24.7% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R75.3%
C0.0%
G75.3%
M0.0%
B75.3%
Y0.0%
K24.7%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 192 192 192
Octal 300 300 300
Hexa #c0 #c0 #c0
Binary 11000000 11000000 11000000
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 0 0 24
Octal 0 0 0 30
Hexa #00 #00 #00 #18
Binary 00000000 00000000 00000000 00011000

Analogous Colors of #c0c0c0

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #c0c0c0 — 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 #c0c0c0.

Triadic Colors of #c0c0c0

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 #c0c0c0 — 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 #c0c0c0.

Complementary Color of #c0c0c0

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #c0c0c0 — which has hue 0.0° — its complementary color is located at 180.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c0c0c0.

Split Complementary Colors of #c0c0c0

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 #c0c0c0 — 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 #c0c0c0.

Tetradic Colors of #c0c0c0

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 #c0c0c0 — 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 #c0c0c0.

Monochromatic Colors of #c0c0c0

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #c0c0c0, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #a1a1a1 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #e0e0e0 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #c0c0c0

We want to make getting started with #c0c0c0 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #c0c0c0 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #c0c0c0 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 #c0c0c0 with other HTML elements.

#c0c0c0 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #c0c0c0.
<span style="color: #c0c0c0;">The color of this text is #c0c0c0.</span>

#c0c0c0 Background Color

The background color for this text is #c0c0c0.
<div style="background-color: #c0c0c0; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #c0c0c0.</div>

#c0c0c0 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #c0c0c0.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #c0c0c0;">This color for the shadow of this text is #c0c0c0.</span>

#c0c0c0 Border Color

This is a div with border color #c0c0c0.
<div style="border: #c0c0c0 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #c0c0c0.</div>

#c0c0c0 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #c0c0c0 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c0c0c0; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c0c0c0 on a white background.</div></div>

#c0c0c0 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #c0c0c0 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c0c0c0; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c0c0c0 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #c0c0c0 to White

This is a gradient from #c0c0c0 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c0c0c0,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c0c0c0,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c0c0c0,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c0c0c0,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c0c0c0 to white.</div>

Gradient from #c0c0c0 to Black

This is a gradient from #c0c0c0 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c0c0c0,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c0c0c0,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c0c0c0,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c0c0c0,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c0c0c0 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #c0c0c0

In addition to using #c0c0c0 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 #c0c0c0 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #c0c0c0, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 192, Green = 192, Blue = 192). If you need details about the color coordinates of #c0c0c0 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 #c0c0c0
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(192, 192, 192)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #c0c0c0; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #c0c0c0; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #c0c0c0; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(192, 192, 192);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#c0c0c0")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:192, green:192, blue:192, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:192 green:192 blue:192 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(192f, 192f, 192f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(192, 192, 192);
 

#c0c0c0 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #c0c0c0 the same way. For those with color blindness, #c0c0c0 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #c0c0c0 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #c0c0c0 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 #c0c0c0 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 #c0c0c0 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 Recommended

We analyzed whether #c0c0c0 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 1.8:1 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
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text