#bc0017 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #bc0017 is composed of 73.7% red, 0% green and 9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 100% magenta, 87.8% yellow and 26.3% black. It has a hue angle of 352.7 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 36.9%. #bc0017 color hex could be obtained by blending #ff002e with #790000. Closest websafe color is: #cc0000.

    • R 74
    • G 0
    • B 9
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 100
    • Y 88
    • K 26
    CMYK color chart

#bc0017 color description : Strong red.

#bc0017 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #bc0017 has RGB values of R:188, G:0, B:23 and CMYK values of C:0, M:1, Y:0.88, K:0.26. Its decimal value is 12320791.

Hex triplet bc0017 #bc0017
RGB Decimal 188, 0, 23 rgb(188,0,23)
RGB Percent 73.7, 0, 9 rgb(73.7%,0%,9%)
CMYK 0, 100, 88, 26
HSL 352.7°, 100, 36.9 hsl(352.7,100%,36.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 352.7°, 100, 73.7
Web Safe cc0000 #cc0000
CIE-LAB 39.166, 63.979, 44.293
XYZ 20.895, 10.756, 1.787
xyY 0.625, 0.322, 10.756
CIE-LCH 39.166, 77.815, 34.695
CIE-LUV 39.166, 126.116, 24.283
Hunter-Lab 32.796, 56.33, 19.728
Binary 10111100, 00000000, 00010111

Color Schemes with #bc0017

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Alternatives to #bc0017

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#bc0017 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #bc0017

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#bc0017 border color

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CSS codes
.text {color:#bc0017;}
.background {background-color:#bc0017;}
.border {border:1px solid #bc0017;}

Shades and Tints of #bc0017

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, #0b0001 is the darkest color, while #fff7f8 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #bc0017

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #655759 is the less saturated color, while #bc0017 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #bc0017 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.

  • #3b3b3b Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #552f34 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #6f6433 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #7e5f00 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #be1400 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8b4029 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #943c08 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bd0d08 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population