#0000cd Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #0000cd (also known as Medium blue) is composed of 0% red, 0% green and 80.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 100% cyan, 100% magenta, 0% yellow and 19.6% black. It has a hue angle of 240 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 40.2%. #0000cd color hex could be obtained by blending #0000ff with #00009b. Closest websafe color is: #0000cc.

    • R 0
    • G 0
    • B 80
    RGB color chart
    • C 100
    • M 100
    • Y 0
    • K 20
    CMYK color chart

#0000cd color description : Strong blue.

#0000cd Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #0000cd has RGB values of R:0, G:0, B:205 and CMYK values of C:1, M:1, Y:0, K:0.2. Its decimal value is 205.

Hex triplet 0000cd #0000cd
RGB Decimal 0, 0, 205 rgb(0,0,205)
RGB Percent 0, 0, 80.4 rgb(0%,0%,80.4%)
CMYK 100, 100, 0, 20
HSL 240°, 100, 40.2 hsl(240,100%,40.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 240°, 100, 80.4
Web Safe 0000cc #0000cc
CIE-LAB 24.973, 67.18, -91.505
XYZ 11.017, 4.407, 58.024
xyY 0.15, 0.06, 4.407
CIE-LCH 24.973, 113.518, 306.285
CIE-LUV 24.973, -7.273, -100.786
Hunter-Lab 20.993, 56.942, -149.184
Binary 00000000, 00000000, 11001101

Color Schemes with #0000cd

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Alternatives to #0000cd

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#0000cd Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #0000cd

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#0000cd background color

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#0000cd border color

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CSS codes
.text {color:#0000cd;}
.background {background-color:#0000cd;}
.border {border:1px solid #0000cd;}

Shades and Tints of #0000cd

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #000009 is the darkest color, while #f4f4ff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #0000cd

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #5f5f6e is the less saturated color, while #0000cd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #0000cd is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #171717 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #12123b Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #004382 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #004770 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #004c4f Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #002b9d Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #002d92 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #00307c Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population