#9966cc Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #9966cc (also known as Amethyst) is composed of 60% red, 40% green and 80% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 25% cyan, 50% magenta, 0% yellow and 20% black. It has a hue angle of 270 degrees, a saturation of 50% and a lightness of 60%. #9966cc color hex could be obtained by blending #ffccff with #330099. #9966cc (or #96c) is a websafe color.

    • R 60
    • G 40
    • B 80
    RGB color chart
    • C 25
    • M 50
    • Y 0
    • K 20
    CMYK color chart

#9966cc color description : Moderate violet.

#9966cc Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #9966cc has RGB values of R:153, G:102, B:204 and CMYK values of C:0.25, M:0.5, Y:0, K:0.2. Its decimal value is 10053324.

Hex triplet 9966cc #9966cc
RGB Decimal 153, 102, 204 rgb(153,102,204)
RGB Percent 60, 40, 80 rgb(60%,40%,80%)
CMYK 25, 50, 0, 20
HSL 270°, 50, 60 hsl(270,50%,60%)
HSV (or HSB) 270°, 50, 80
Web Safe 9966cc #9966cc
CIE-LAB 52.548, 40.311, -45.408
XYZ 28.786, 20.635, 59.59
xyY 0.264, 0.189, 20.635
CIE-LCH 52.548, 60.72, 311.597
CIE-LUV 52.548, 16.967, -74.58
Hunter-Lab 45.426, 33.618, -45.979
Binary 10011001, 01100110, 11001100

Color Schemes with #9966cc

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Alternatives to #9966cc

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#9966cc Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #9966cc

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CSS codes
.text {color:#9966cc;}
.background {background-color:#9966cc;}
.border {border:1px solid #9966cc;}

Shades and Tints of #9966cc

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, #060309 is the darkest color, while #fbf9fd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #9966cc

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #99959d is the less saturated color, while #9937fb is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #9966cc 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.

  • #818181 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #867c90 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #5481de Protanopia 1% of men
  • #5c84c6 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #8f7f88 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6d77d7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #7279c8 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #9376a1 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population