#8b5ae5 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #8b5ae5 is composed of 54.5% red, 35.3% green and 89.8% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 39.3% cyan, 60.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 10.2% black. It has a hue angle of 261.2 degrees, a saturation of 72.8% and a lightness of 62.5%. #8b5ae5 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffb4ff with #1700cb. Closest websafe color is: #9966cc.

    • R 55
    • G 35
    • B 90
    RGB color chart
    • C 39
    • M 61
    • Y 0
    • K 10
    CMYK color chart

#8b5ae5 color description : Soft violet.

#8b5ae5 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #8b5ae5 has RGB values of R:139, G:90, B:229 and CMYK values of C:0.39, M:0.61, Y:0, K:0.1. Its decimal value is 9132773.

Hex triplet 8b5ae5 #8b5ae5
RGB Decimal 139, 90, 229 rgb(139,90,229)
RGB Percent 54.5, 35.3, 89.8 rgb(54.5%,35.3%,89.8%)
CMYK 39, 61, 0, 10
HSL 261.2°, 72.8, 62.5 hsl(261.2,72.8%,62.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 261.2°, 60.7, 89.8
Web Safe 9966cc #9966cc
CIE-LAB 50.047, 49.755, -63.683
XYZ 28.444, 18.458, 76.189
xyY 0.231, 0.15, 18.458
CIE-LCH 50.047, 80.815, 308
CIE-LUV 50.047, 9.935, -102.26
Hunter-Lab 42.963, 42.992, -75.068
Binary 10001011, 01011010, 11100101

Color Schemes with #8b5ae5

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Alternatives to #8b5ae5

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#8b5ae5 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #8b5ae5

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CSS codes
.text {color:#8b5ae5;}
.background {background-color:#8b5ae5;}
.border {border:1px solid #8b5ae5;}

Shades and Tints of #8b5ae5

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, #020104 is the darkest color, while #f6f3fd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #8b5ae5

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9f9ca3 is the less saturated color, while #8444fb is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #8b5ae5 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
  • #7c728e Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #007aef Protanopia 1% of men
  • #0080d4 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #767f88 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #326eeb Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #3272da Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #7e71a9 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population