#0000ff Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #0000ff (also known as Blue) is composed of 0% red, 0% green and 100% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 100% cyan, 100% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 240 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 50%. #0000ff color hex could be obtained by blending #0000ff with #0000ff. #0000ff (or #00f) is a websafe color.

    • R 0
    • G 0
    • B 100
    RGB color chart
    • C 100
    • M 100
    • Y 0
    • K 0
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#0000ff color description : Pure (or mostly pure) blue.

#0000ff Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #0000ff has RGB values of R:0, G:0, B:255 and CMYK values of C:1, M:1, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 255.

Hex triplet 0000ff #0000ff
RGB Decimal 0, 0, 255 rgb(0,0,255)
RGB Percent 0, 0, 100 rgb(0%,0%,100%)
CMYK 100, 100, 0, 0
HSL 240°, 100, 50 hsl(240,100%,50%)
HSV (or HSB) 240°, 100, 100
Web Safe 0000ff #0000ff
CIE-LAB 32.299, 79.191, -107.865
XYZ 18.046, 7.219, 95.044
xyY 0.15, 0.06, 7.219
CIE-LCH 32.299, 133.814, 306.285
CIE-LUV 32.299, -9.406, -130.352
Hunter-Lab 26.867, 72.878, -190.934
Binary 00000000, 00000000, 11111111

Color Schemes with #0000ff

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Alternatives to #0000ff

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#0000ff Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #0000ff

This text has a font color of #0000ff.

<span style="color:#0000ff;">Text here</span>
#0000ff background color

This paragraph has a background color of #0000ff.

<p style="background-color:#0000ff;">Content here</p>
#0000ff border color

This element has a border color of #0000ff.

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

Shades and Tints of #0000ff

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, #000014 is the darkest color, while #ffffff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #0000ff

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #767689 is the less saturated color, while #0000ff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #0000ff 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.

  • #1d1d1d Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #17174a Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #0053a0 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #00578a Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #005d61 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #0034c2 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #0037b4 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #003b9a Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population