#ffc500 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #ffc500 is composed of 100% red, 77.3% green and 0% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 22.7% magenta, 100% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 46.4 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 50%. #ffc500 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffff00 with #ff8b00. Closest websafe color is: #ffcc00.

    • R 100
    • G 77
    • B 0
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 23
    • Y 100
    • K 0
    CMYK color chart

#ffc500 color description : Pure (or mostly pure) yellow.

#ffc500 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #ffc500 has RGB values of R:255, G:197, B:0 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.23, Y:1, K:0. Its decimal value is 16762112.

Hex triplet ffc500 #ffc500
RGB Decimal 255, 197, 0 rgb(255,197,0)
RGB Percent 100, 77.3, 0 rgb(100%,77.3%,0%)
CMYK 0, 23, 100, 0
HSL 46.4°, 100, 50 hsl(46.4,100%,50%)
HSV (or HSB) 46.4°, 100, 100
Web Safe ffcc00 #ffcc00
CIE-LAB 82.484, 7.277, 84.028
XYZ 61.207, 61.196, 8.588
xyY 0.467, 0.467, 61.196
CIE-LCH 82.484, 84.342, 85.051
CIE-LUV 82.484, 49.105, 85.499
Hunter-Lab 78.228, 2.765, 48.25
Binary 11111111, 11000101, 00000000

Color Schemes with #ffc500

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Alternatives to #ffc500

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#ffc500 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #ffc500

This text has a font color of #ffc500.

<span style="color:#ffc500;">Text here</span>
#ffc500 background color

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<p style="background-color:#ffc500;">Content here</p>
#ffc500 border color

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CSS codes
.text {color:#ffc500;}
.background {background-color:#ffc500;}
.border {border:1px solid #ffc500;}

Shades and Tints of #ffc500

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, #140f00 is the darkest color, while #ffffff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #ffc500

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #898576 is the less saturated color, while #ffc500 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #ffc500 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.

  • #c0c0c0 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #cdc19a Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #e9d00f Protanopia 1% of men
  • #ffc654 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #ffbfc9 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #f1cc09 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #ffc635 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #ffc180 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population