Everything about the color Magenta

The meaning of the color Magenta and color combinations to inspire your next design.

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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.


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.

Looking for a different hue? The following colors are related to magenta.

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.




RGB Decimal

255, 0, 255


RGB Percentage

100, 0, 100

rgb(100%, 0%, 100%)


0, 100, 0, 0


300°, 100, 50

hsl(300°, 100%, 50%)

HSV (or HSB)

300°, 100, 100

Web Safe




60.324, 98.234, -60.825


59.289, 28.485, 96.964


0.321, 0.154, 28.485


60.324, 115.541, 328.235


60.324, 84.071, -108.683


53.371, 109.457, -76.079


11111111, 00000000, 11111111

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