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Purple Color

Color Name: Purple
Hex Color Code: #800080
RGB Color Code: RGB(128, 0, 128)
CMYK Values *: 0.0%, 100.0%, 0.0%, 49.8%

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Purple is web color (HTML/CSS color). Its hue is exactly halfway between red and blue. The traditional name for this color is Patriarch.

What color is Purple?

Purple color belongs to the Purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Purple is #800080, and the RGB color code is RGB(128, 0, 128).

In the RGB color model, Purple has a red value of 128, a green value of 0, and a blue value of 128. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 100.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 49.8% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 300° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 25.1 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Purple has a hue of 300° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 50.2 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Purple color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(128, 0, 128)

Red 128 (50.2%)
Green 0 (0.0%)
Blue 128 (50.2%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Hue 300°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 25.10 %.
LRV ~ 6.1 %
Munsell Color System 10P 2.0/22
XYZ X : 12.8
Y : 6.15
Z : 20.93
YXY Y1 : 6.15
X : 0.32
Y2 : 0.15
CMY C : 49.80%
M : 100.00%
Y : 49.80%


Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 100.00%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 49.80%


Hue 300°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 50.20 %.
CIE-Lab L : 29.78
A : 58.94
B : -36.5
CIE-Lch L : 29.78
C : 69.33
H : 328.23
CIE-Luv L : 29.78
U : 41.51
V : -53.67
Hunter-Lab L : 24.79
A : 48.75
B : -32.7

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Color Combinations

Purple - #800080 Color Schemes and Palettes

Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Purple. The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette

Tetradic Color Scheme Palette

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Purple - #800080 Opposite Color


Purple - #800080 Tints and Shades

Purple #800080 Shades

Purple #800080 Tints

Color Images and Mockup

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Purple - #800080 Color Images and Patterns

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