#a40000 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #a40000 (also known as Dark candy apple red) is composed of 64.3% red, 0% green and 0% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 100% magenta, 100% yellow and 35.7% black. It has a hue angle of 0 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 32.2%. #a40000 color hex could be obtained by blending #ff0000 with #490000. Closest websafe color is: #990000.

    • R 64
    • G 0
    • B 0
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 100
    • Y 100
    • K 36
    CMYK color chart

#a40000 color description : Dark red.

#a40000 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #a40000 has RGB values of R:164, G:0, B:0 and CMYK values of C:0, M:1, Y:1, K:0.36. Its decimal value is 10747904.

Hex triplet a40000 #a40000
RGB Decimal 164, 0, 0 rgb(164,0,0)
RGB Percent 64.3, 0, 0 rgb(64.3%,0%,0%)
CMYK 0, 100, 100, 36
HSL 0°, 100, 32.2 hsl(0,100%,32.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 0°, 100, 64.3
Web Safe 990000 #990000
CIE-LAB 33.762, 57.561, 47.946
XYZ 15.311, 7.895, 0.718
xyY 0.64, 0.33, 7.895
CIE-LCH 33.762, 74.914, 39.792
CIE-LUV 33.762, 110.985, 23.943
Hunter-Lab 28.097, 48.098, 18.154
Binary 10100100, 00000000, 00000000

Color Schemes with #a40000

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Alternatives to #a40000

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#a40000 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #a40000

This text has a font color of #a40000.

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#a40000 background color

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#a40000 border color

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CSS codes
.text {color:#a40000;}
.background {background-color:#a40000;}
.border {border:1px solid #a40000;}

Shades and Tints of #a40000

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, #070000 is the darkest color, while #fff2f2 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #a40000

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #584c4c is the less saturated color, while #a40000 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #a40000 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.

  • #313131 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #482727 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #635817 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #6e5400 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #a71200 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #7a380e Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #813500 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #a60b00 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population