#ff0000 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #ff0000 (also known as Red) is composed of 100% red, 0% green and 0% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 100% magenta, 100% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 0 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 50%. #ff0000 color hex could be obtained by blending #ff0000 with #ff0000. #ff0000 (or #f00) is a websafe color.

    • R 100
    • G 0
    • B 0
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 100
    • Y 100
    • K 0
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#ff0000 color description : Pure (or mostly pure) red.

#ff0000 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #ff0000 has RGB values of R:255, G:0, B:0 and CMYK values of C:0, M:1, Y:1, K:0. Its decimal value is 16711680.

Hex triplet ff0000 #ff0000
RGB Decimal 255, 0, 0 rgb(255,0,0)
RGB Percent 100, 0, 0 rgb(100%,0%,0%)
CMYK 0, 100, 100, 0
HSL 0°, 100, 50 hsl(0,100%,50%)
HSV (or HSB) 0°, 100, 100
Web Safe ff0000 #ff0000
CIE-LAB 53.239, 80.09, 67.201
XYZ 41.242, 21.266, 1.933
xyY 0.64, 0.33, 21.266
CIE-LCH 53.239, 104.549, 39.999
CIE-LUV 53.239, 175.009, 37.755
Hunter-Lab 46.115, 78.94, 29.795
Binary 11111111, 00000000, 00000000

Color Schemes with #ff0000

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Alternatives to #ff0000

Below, you can see some colors close to #ff0000. Having a set of related colors can be useful if you need an inspirational alternative to your original color choice.

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#ff0000 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #ff0000

This text has a font color of #ff0000.

<span style="color:#ff0000;">Text here</span>
#ff0000 background color

This paragraph has a background color of #ff0000.

<p style="background-color:#ff0000;">Content here</p>
#ff0000 border color

This element has a border color of #ff0000.

<div style="border:1px solid #ff0000;">Content here</div>
CSS codes
.text {color:#ff0000;}
.background {background-color:#ff0000;}
.border {border:1px solid #ff0000;}

Shades and Tints of #ff0000

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, #140000 is the darkest color, while #ffffff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #ff0000

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #897676 is the less saturated color, while #ff0000 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #ff0000 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.

  • #4c4c4c Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #703d3d Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #958623 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a67f00 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #fd1c00 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #bb5516 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #c65100 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #fd1100 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population