#cc0000 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #cc0000 (also known as Boston University Red) is composed of 80% red, 0% green and 0% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 100% magenta, 100% yellow and 20% black. It has a hue angle of 0 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 40%. #cc0000 color hex could be obtained by blending #ff0000 with #990000. #cc0000 (or #c00) is a websafe color.

    • R 80
    • G 0
    • B 0
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 100
    • Y 100
    • K 20
    CMYK color chart

#cc0000 color description : Strong red.

#cc0000 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #cc0000 has RGB values of R:204, G:0, B:0 and CMYK values of C:0, M:1, Y:1, K:0.2. Its decimal value is 13369344.

Hex triplet cc0000 #cc0000
RGB Decimal 204, 0, 0 rgb(204,0,0)
RGB Percent 80, 0, 0 rgb(80%,0%,0%)
CMYK 0, 100, 100, 20
HSL 0°, 100, 40 hsl(0,100%,40%)
HSV (or HSB) 0°, 100, 80
Web Safe cc0000 #cc0000
CIE-LAB 42.522, 67.694, 56.8
XYZ 24.903, 12.841, 1.167
xyY 0.64, 0.33, 12.841
CIE-LCH 42.522, 88.367, 39.999
CIE-LUV 42.522, 139.781, 30.155
Hunter-Lab 35.834, 61.341, 23.152
Binary 11001100, 00000000, 00000000

Color Schemes with #cc0000

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Alternatives to #cc0000

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#cc0000 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #cc0000

This text has a font color of #cc0000.

<span style="color:#cc0000;">Text here</span>
#cc0000 background color

This paragraph has a background color of #cc0000.

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#cc0000 border color

This element has a border color of #cc0000.

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CSS codes
.text {color:#cc0000;}
.background {background-color:#cc0000;}
.border {border:1px solid #cc0000;}

Shades and Tints of #cc0000

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, #080000 is the darkest color, while #fff3f3 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #cc0000

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #6e5e5e is the less saturated color, while #cc0000 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #cc0000 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.

  • #3d3d3d Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #5a3131 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #796c1c Protanopia 1% of men
  • #876700 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #cd1600 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #974512 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #a04100 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #cc0e00 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population