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Red Color

Color Name: Red
Hex Color Code: #FF0000
RGB Color Code: RGB(255, 0, 0)
CMYK Values *: 0.00%, 100.00%, 100.00%, 0.00%

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Red is one of the primary colors in the RGB color model, along with Green and Blue.

What color is Red?

Red color belongs to the Red color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Red is #FF0000, and the RGB color code is RGB(255, 0, 0).

In the RGB color model, Red has a red value of 255, a green value of 0, and a blue value of 0. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 100.0% magenta, 100.0% yellow, and 0.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 0° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 50.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Red has a hue of 0° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 100.0 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

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

RGBA - RGB(255, 0, 0)

Red 255 (100.0%)
Green 0 (0.0%)
Blue 0 (0.0%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 50.00 %.
LRV ~ 21.3 %
Munsell Color System 8.4R 5.2/21
XYZ X : 41.24
Y : 21.26
Z : 1.93
YXY Y1 : 21.26
X : 0.64
Y2 : 0.33
CMY C : 0.00%
M : 100.00%
Y : 100.00%


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


Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 100.00 %.
CIE-Lab L : 53.23
A : 80.11
B : 67.22
CIE-Lch L : 53.23
C : 104.58
H : 40
CIE-Luv L : 53.23
U : 175.05
V : 37.75
Hunter-Lab L : 46.11
A : 78.96
B : 29.79

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Color Combinations

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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 Red. 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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Red - #FF0000 Tints and Shades

Red #ff0000 Shades

Red #ff0000 Tints

Color Images

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