#c40490 Color Information

#c40490 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 #c40490. In RGB, it consists of 76.9% Red, 1.6% Green, and 56.5% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 98% Magenta, 26.5% Yellow, and 23.1% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 316.2°, with saturation of 96% and lightness of 39.2%. The decimal value for #c40490 is 12846224, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cc0099. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #c40490 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#c40490 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color196, 4, 144 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color76.9%, 1.6%, 56.5% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.231, 0.984, 0.435 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.98, 0.265, 0.231 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color316.2°, 96.0%, 39.2% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color316.2°, 98.0%, 76.9% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color27.842, 13.836, 27.589 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color196, 4, 144 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code12846224 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color43.997, 73.459, -23.114 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)43.997, 77.010, 342.534 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color43.997, 87.059, -44.003 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color37.197, 68.514, -17.937 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.402, 0.200, 13.836 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4291036304 / 0xffc40490 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cc0099 Copy

Shades of #c40490

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #c40490, its pure hue is 316.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 96.0%, and its lightness is 39.2%. 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 #c40490, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0c0008 to #b80488.

Tints of #c40490

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #c40490, its pure hue is 316.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 96.0%, and its lightness is 39.2%. 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 #c40490, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #c71397 to #fcf0f8.

Tones of #c40490

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #c40490, its pure hue is 316.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 96.0%, 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 #c40490, which range from #646464 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #c80092 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #c40490

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #c40490! For #c40490, 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, #c40490. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #c40490

This color, #c40490, consists of 76.9% Red, 1.6% Green, and 56.5% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 196, Green = 4, Blue = 144. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #c40490 is 0% Cyan, 98% Magenta, 26.5% Yellow, and 23.1% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R76.9%
C0.0%
G1.6%
M98.0%
B56.5%
Y26.5%
K23.1%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 196 4 144
Octal 304 4 220
Hexa #c4 #04 #90
Binary 11000100 00000100 10010000
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 97 26 23
Octal 0 141 32 27
Hexa #00 #61 #1a #17
Binary 00000000 01100001 00011010 00010111

Analogous Colors of #c40490

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #c40490 — which has hue 316.2° — its analogous colors are located at 286.2° and 346.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c40490.

Triadic Colors of #c40490

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 #c40490 — which has hue 316.2° — its triadic colors are located at 76.2° and 316.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c40490.

Complementary Color of #c40490

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #c40490 — which has hue 316.2° — its complementary color is located at 136.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c40490.

Split Complementary Colors of #c40490

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 #c40490 — which has hue 316.2° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 106.2° and 316.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c40490.

Tetradic Colors of #c40490

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 #c40490 — which has hue 316.2° — its tetradic colors are located at 226.2°, 316.2°, 46.2°, and 136.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c40490.

Monochromatic Colors of #c40490

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #c40490, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #610348 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #fd2fc5 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #c40490

We want to make getting started with #c40490 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #c40490 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #c40490 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 #c40490 with other HTML elements.

#c40490 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #c40490.
<span style="color: #c40490;">The color of this text is #c40490.</span>

#c40490 Background Color

The background color for this text is #c40490.
<div style="background-color: #c40490; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #c40490.</div>

#c40490 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #c40490.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #c40490;">This color for the shadow of this text is #c40490.</span>

#c40490 Border Color

This is a div with border color #c40490.
<div style="border: #c40490 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #c40490.</div>

#c40490 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #c40490 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c40490; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c40490 on a white background.</div></div>

#c40490 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #c40490 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c40490; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c40490 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #c40490 to White

This is a gradient from #c40490 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c40490,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c40490,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c40490,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c40490,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c40490 to white.</div>

Gradient from #c40490 to Black

This is a gradient from #c40490 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c40490,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c40490,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c40490,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c40490,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c40490 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #c40490

In addition to using #c40490 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 #c40490 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #c40490, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 196, Green = 4, Blue = 144). If you need details about the color coordinates of #c40490 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 #c40490
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(196, 4, 144)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #c40490; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #c40490; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #c40490; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(196, 4, 144);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#c40490")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:196, green:4, blue:144, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:196 green:4 blue:144 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(196f, 4f, 144f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(196, 4, 144);
 

#c40490 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #c40490 the same way. For those with color blindness, #c40490 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #c40490 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #c40490 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 #c40490 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 #c40490 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 #c40490 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 5.6:1 against white. While there are some situations where this contrast is high enough to be considered accessible under the AA or AAA level standards, it is not high enough to be considered accessible in all cases. Details about the specific circumstances where #c40490 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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