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the color Magenta

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A color that, for centuries, has captivated many, magenta is a mixture of violet and red. Its hex code is #FF00FF. One of the most fascinating aspects of magenta is the debate over its actual existence. The human brain perceives different wavelengths of light as different colors, but because magenta doesn’t have its own wavelength, some argue that the color is made up.

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Aside from the metaphysical aspects of its existence, magenta is known as a color of harmony and balance. It’s used in Feng Shui and is often considered spiritual.

For a feminine feel, combine magenta with other pink hues, or combine it with bright blues and yellows for a more modern palette.

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Information about Magenta / #FF00FF

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #FF00FF is made of 100% red, 0% green and 100% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #FF00FF is made of 0% cyan, 100% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. Magenta has a hue angle of 300 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 50%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #FF00FF has RGB values of R: 100, G: 0, B: 100 and CMYK values of C: 0, M: 1, Y: 0, K:0.

ValueCSS
Hex

ff00ff

#ff00ff

RGB Decimal

255, 0, 255

rgb(255, 0, 255)

RGB Percentage

100, 0, 100

rgb(100%, 0%, 100%)

CMYK

0, 100, 0, 0

HSL

300°, 100, 50

hsl(300°, 100%, 50%)

HSV (or HSB)

300°, 100, 100

Web Safe

ff00ff

#ff00ff

CIE-LAB

60.324, 98.234, -60.825

XYZ

59.289, 28.485, 96.964

xyY

0.321, 0.154, 28.485

CIE-LCH

60.324, 115.541, 328.235

CIE-LUV

60.324, 84.071, -108.683

Hunter-Lab

53.371, 109.457, -76.079

Binary

11111111, 00000000, 11111111

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