#8c0000 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #8c0000 is composed of 54.9% red, 0% green and 0% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 100% magenta, 100% yellow and 45.1% black. It has a hue angle of 0 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 27.5%. #8c0000 color hex could be obtained by blending #ff0000 with #190000. Closest websafe color is: #990000.

    • R 55
    • G 0
    • B 0
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 100
    • Y 100
    • K 45
    CMYK color chart

#8c0000 color description : Dark red.

#8c0000 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #8c0000 has RGB values of R:140, G:0, B:0 and CMYK values of C:0, M:1, Y:1, K:0.45. Its decimal value is 9175040.

Hex triplet 8c0000 #8c0000
RGB Decimal 140, 0, 0 rgb(140,0,0)
RGB Percent 54.9, 0, 0 rgb(54.9%,0%,0%)
CMYK 0, 100, 100, 45
HSL 0°, 100, 27.5 hsl(0,100%,27.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 0°, 100, 54.9
Web Safe 990000 #990000
CIE-LAB 28.319, 51.265, 41.574
XYZ 10.816, 5.577, 0.507
xyY 0.64, 0.33, 5.577
CIE-LCH 28.319, 66.004, 39.041
CIE-LUV 28.319, 93.091, 20.083
Hunter-Lab 23.615, 40.425, 15.258
Binary 10001100, 00000000, 00000000

Color Schemes with #8c0000

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Alternatives to #8c0000

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#8c0000 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #8c0000

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CSS codes
.text {color:#8c0000;}
.background {background-color:#8c0000;}
.border {border:1px solid #8c0000;}

Shades and Tints of #8c0000

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, #030000 is the darkest color, while #ffeeee is the lightest one.

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Tones of #8c0000

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #4b4141 is the less saturated color, while #8c0000 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #8c0000 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.

  • #2a2a2a Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #3e2222 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #554c14 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #5f4900 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #901000 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #69300c Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #6f2e00 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #8f0a00 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population