#856b99 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #856b99 is composed of 52.2% red, 42% green and 60% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 13.1% cyan, 30.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 40% black. It has a hue angle of 273.9 degrees, a saturation of 18.4% and a lightness of 51%. #856b99 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffd6ff with #0b0033. Closest websafe color is: #996699.

    • R 52
    • G 42
    • B 60
    RGB color chart
    • C 13
    • M 30
    • Y 0
    • K 40
    CMYK color chart

#856b99 color description : Mostly desaturated dark violet.

#856b99 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #856b99 has RGB values of R:133, G:107, B:153 and CMYK values of C:0.13, M:0.3, Y:0, K:0.4. Its decimal value is 8743833.

Hex triplet 856b99 #856b99
RGB Decimal 133, 107, 153 rgb(133,107,153)
RGB Percent 52.2, 42, 60 rgb(52.2%,42%,60%)
CMYK 13, 30, 0, 40
HSL 273.9°, 18.4, 51 hsl(273.9,18.4%,51%)
HSV (or HSB) 273.9°, 30.1, 60
Web Safe 996699 #996699
CIE-LAB 49.255, 19.453, -21.127
XYZ 20.679, 17.802, 32.482
xyY 0.291, 0.251, 17.802
CIE-LCH 49.255, 28.719, 312.638
CIE-LUV 49.255, 10.837, -33.523
Hunter-Lab 42.193, 13.65, -16.11
Binary 10000101, 01101011, 10011001

Color Schemes with #856b99

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Alternatives to #856b99

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#856b99 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #856b99

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CSS codes
.text {color:#856b99;}
.background {background-color:#856b99;}
.border {border:1px solid #856b99;}

Shades and Tints of #856b99

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, #030203 is the darkest color, while #f8f6f9 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #856b99

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #827e86 is the less saturated color, while #920bf9 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #856b99 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.

  • #787878 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #7b757f Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #6f7aa3 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #767a9b Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #857881 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #77759f Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #7b749a Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #857389 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population