#ec0000 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #ec0000 is composed of 92.5% red, 0% green and 0% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 100% magenta, 100% yellow and 7.5% black. It has a hue angle of 0 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 46.3%. #ec0000 color hex could be obtained by blending #ff0000 with #d90000. Closest websafe color is: #ff0000.

    • R 93
    • G 0
    • B 0
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 100
    • Y 100
    • K 7
    CMYK color chart

#ec0000 color description : Pure (or mostly pure) red.

#ec0000 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #ec0000 has RGB values of R:236, G:0, B:0 and CMYK values of C:0, M:1, Y:1, K:0.07. Its decimal value is 15466496.

Hex triplet ec0000 #ec0000
RGB Decimal 236, 0, 0 rgb(236,0,0)
RGB Percent 92.5, 0, 0 rgb(92.5%,0%,0%)
CMYK 0, 100, 100, 7
HSL 0°, 100, 46.3 hsl(0,100%,46.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 0°, 100, 92.5
Web Safe ff0000 #ff0000
CIE-LAB 49.298, 75.532, 63.377
XYZ 34.594, 17.838, 1.622
xyY 0.64, 0.33, 17.838
CIE-LCH 49.298, 98.599, 39.999
CIE-LUV 49.298, 162.056, 34.961
Hunter-Lab 42.235, 72.298, 27.288
Binary 11101100, 00000000, 00000000

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Alternatives to #ec0000

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#ec0000 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #ec0000

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#ec0000 background color

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#ec0000 border color

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CSS codes
.text {color:#ec0000;}
.background {background-color:#ec0000;}
.border {border:1px solid #ec0000;}

Shades and Tints of #ec0000

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, #010000 is the darkest color, while #ffecec is the lightest one.

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Tones of #ec0000

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7f6d6d is the less saturated color, while #ec0000 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #ec0000 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.

  • #474747 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #683939 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #8b7c20 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #9b7600 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #eb1a00 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #ae4f14 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #b84b00 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #eb1000 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population