#0072bb Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #0072bb (also known as French blue) is composed of 0% red, 44.7% green and 73.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 100% cyan, 39% magenta, 0% yellow and 26.7% black. It has a hue angle of 203.4 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 36.7%. #0072bb color hex could be obtained by blending #00e4ff with #000077. Closest websafe color is: #0066cc.

    • R 0
    • G 45
    • B 73
    RGB color chart
    • C 100
    • M 39
    • Y 0
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#0072bb color description : Strong blue.

#0072bb Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #0072bb has RGB values of R:0, G:114, B:187 and CMYK values of C:1, M:0.39, Y:0, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 29371.

Hex triplet 0072bb #0072bb
RGB Decimal 0, 114, 187 rgb(0,114,187)
RGB Percent 0, 44.7, 73.3 rgb(0%,44.7%,73.3%)
CMYK 100, 39, 0, 27
HSL 203.4°, 100, 36.7 hsl(203.4,100%,36.7%)
HSV (or HSB) 203.4°, 100, 73.3
Web Safe 0066cc #0066cc
CIE-LAB 46.473, 0.828, -45.798
XYZ 14.985, 15.621, 49.236
xyY 0.188, 0.196, 15.621
CIE-LCH 46.473, 45.805, 271.036
CIE-LUV 46.473, -28.312, -69.004
Hunter-Lab 39.523, -1.49, -46.194
Binary 00000000, 01110010, 10111011

Color Schemes with #0072bb

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Alternatives to #0072bb

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#0072bb Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #0072bb

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CSS codes
.text {color:#0072bb;}
.background {background-color:#0072bb;}
.border {border:1px solid #0072bb;}

Shades and Tints of #0072bb

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, #00060a is the darkest color, while #f6fbff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #0072bb

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #565f65 is the less saturated color, while #0072bb is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #0072bb 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.

  • #585858 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #465d6c Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #5673b9 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #3676bf Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #008189 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #3772ba Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #2275bd Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #007b9b Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population