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the color Purple

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Purple is a mixture of blue and red and, thus, sits between the two in the color wheel. Its hex code is #A020F0. Purple has many variations, such as violet and amethyst, depending on the proportions of the two primary colors.

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Purple has the balance of red’s stimulation and blue’s calming properties. It is traditionally associated with royalty, majesty, and nobility as well as having a spiritual or mysterious quality. Darker shades often represent luxury or opulence, while lighter shades are quite feminine, sentimental, and even nostalgic.

It works with blues, greens, oranges, and its complementary color, yellow, but it also combines well with other shades and tones of purple.

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

Information about Purple / #A020F0

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #A020F0 is made of 62.7% red, 12.5% green and 94.1% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #A020F0 is made of 33% cyan, 87% magenta, 0% yellow and 6% black. Purple has a hue angle of 276.9 degrees, a saturation of 87.4% and a lightness of 53.3%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #A020F0 has RGB values of R: 62.7, G: 12.5, B: 94.1 and CMYK values of C: 0.33, M: 0.87, Y: 0, K:0.06.

ValueCSS
Hex

a020f0

#a020f0

RGB Decimal

160, 32, 240

rgb(160, 32, 240)

RGB Percentage

62.7, 12.5, 94.1

rgb(62.7%, 12.5%, 94.1%)

CMYK

33, 87, 0, 6

HSL

276.9°, 87.4, 53.3

hsl(276.9°, 87.4%, 53.3%)

HSV (or HSB)

276.9°, 86.7, 94.1

Web Safe

9933ff

#9933ff

CIE-LAB

45.357, 78.735, -77.393

XYZ

30.738, 14.798, 83.658

xyY

0.238, 0.115, 14.798

CIE-LCH

45.357, 110.404, 315.492

CIE-LUV

45.357, 27.281, -120.237

Hunter-Lab

38.468, 78.596, -108.108

Binary

10100000, 00100000, 11110000

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