#bb0000 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #bb0000 is composed of 73.3% red, 0% green and 0% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 100% magenta, 100% yellow and 26.7% black. It has a hue angle of 0 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 36.7%. #bb0000 color hex could be obtained by blending #ff0000 with #770000. Closest websafe color is: #cc0000.

    • R 73
    • G 0
    • B 0
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 100
    • Y 100
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#bb0000 color description : Strong red.

#bb0000 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #bb0000 has RGB values of R:187, G:0, B:0 and CMYK values of C:0, M:1, Y:1, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12255232.

Hex triplet bb0000 #bb0000
RGB Decimal 187, 0, 0 rgb(187,0,0)
RGB Percent 73.3, 0, 0 rgb(73.3%,0%,0%)
CMYK 0, 100, 100, 27
HSL 0°, 100, 36.7 hsl(0,100%,36.7%)
HSV (or HSB) 0°, 100, 73.3
Web Safe cc0000 #cc0000
CIE-LAB 38.842, 63.438, 53.228
XYZ 20.495, 10.568, 0.961
xyY 0.64, 0.33, 10.568
CIE-LCH 38.842, 82.811, 39.999
CIE-LUV 38.842, 127.684, 27.546
Hunter-Lab 32.508, 55.648, 21.003
Binary 10111011, 00000000, 00000000

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Alternatives to #bb0000

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#bb0000 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #bb0000

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#bb0000 background color

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CSS codes
.text {color:#bb0000;}
.background {background-color:#bb0000;}
.border {border:1px solid #bb0000;}

Shades and Tints of #bb0000

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, #0a0000 is the darkest color, while #fff6f6 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #bb0000

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #655656 is the less saturated color, while #bb0000 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #bb0000 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.

  • #383838 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #522d2d Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #6f641a Protanopia 1% of men
  • #7c5f00 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #bd1500 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8b3f10 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #933c00 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bc0d00 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population