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#7979b5 Hex Color Code

#7979b5 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #7979b5 is a shade of blue-magenta. In the RGB color model #7979b5 is comprised of 47.45% red, 47.45% green and 70.98% blue. In the HSL color space #7979b5 has a hue of 240° (degrees), 29% saturation and 59% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 464.2 nm.

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#7979b5 linear gradient to complementary #abb678

  1. #7979b5
  2. #8483ac
  3. #8e8da2
  4. #979798
  5. #9ea18e
  6. #a5ac83
  7. #abb678

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #61629c
  2. #696aa4
  3. #7171ad
  4. #7979b5
  5. #8181bd
  6. #8989c6
  7. #9291cf

Tones

  1. #7979b5
  2. #7f7eb0
  3. #8583ab
  4. #8a88a6
  5. #8e8da1
  6. #93929c
  7. #979797

Tints and Shades

#7979b5 to white

  1. #7979b5
  2. #8f8ec1
  3. #a6a4ce
  4. #bcbada
  5. #d2d0e6
  6. #e9e7f3
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#7979b5 to black

  1. #7979b5
  2. #646494
  3. #505075
  4. #3d3c57
  5. #2a2a3a
  6. #191820
  7. #000000 / #000

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      ΔE = 2.974 / LRV ≈ 20.1%
  2. Toyo Ink

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      #777bb6
      ΔE = 1.016 / LRV ≈ 21.5%
    2. CF10467
      #8b7fb5
      ΔE = 4.230 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
  3. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 7456
      #7878b0
      ΔE = 1.047 / LRV ≈ 20.6%
    2. 272
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      ΔE = 4.209 / LRV ≈ 20.6%
  4. Duron

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      ΔE = 1.113 / LRV ≈ 22.0%
    2. Gentian
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      ΔE = 3.275 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  5. Taubmans

    1. ★ Pattersons Curse / T57-7
      #7a7cb5
      ΔE = 1.257 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
    2. Midnight Purple / T10 37C-1
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      ΔE = 2.326 / LRV ≈ 20.0%
  6. Earthpaint

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      ΔE = 1.583 / LRV ≈ 22.5%
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      ΔE = 4.620 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  7. Colortrend

    1. ★ 1270
      #727ab8
      ΔE = 1.634 / LRV ≈ 21.0%
    2. 1263
      #7273b3
      ΔE = 2.455 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
  8. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Wind Star / 1270
      #727ab8
      ΔE = 1.634 / LRV ≈ 21.0%
    2. ★ Regal Azure / 1277
      #737bb2
      ΔE = 2.205 / LRV ≈ 21.0%
  9. Beckers

    1. ★ Horisont 788 / S 4123-B02G
      #7475ad
      ΔE = 2.015 / LRV ≈ 19.5%
    2. Tidvatten 768 / S 3621-R87B
      #8881af
      ΔE = 4.672 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
  10. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Veronica's Sash 06RB 24/295
      #7c76ab
      ΔE = 2.182 / LRV ≈ 20.2%
    2. Violet Iris 05RB 29/276
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      ΔE = 4.743 / LRV ≈ 25.0%
  11. Delta

    1. ★ GP Purple / 04028
      #8178b8
      ΔE = 2.229 / LRV ≈ 21.6%
    2. Lavender / 020470202W
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      ΔE = 3.949 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
  12. Tollens

    1. ★ T2098-4
      #8076b4
      ΔE = 2.256 / LRV ≈ 20.8%
    2. T2007-2
      #6679b3
      ΔE = 4.200 / LRV ≈ 19.8%
  13. Nerolac

    1. ★ Jam - 2328
      #7d75b6
      ΔE = 2.264 / LRV ≈ 20.5%
    2. Sweet Bianca - 2327
      #8983bd
      ΔE = 4.460 / LRV ≈ 25.2%
  14. Behr

    1. Magic Moment 620B-6
      #737aaf
      ΔE = 2.394 / LRV ≈ 20.7%
    2. Purple Agate PPU16-04
      #8c7eaf
      ΔE = 4.785 / LRV ≈ 23.6%
  15. ECOS Paints

    1. Medieval (1263)
      #7273b3
      ΔE = 2.455 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
    2. Plum Preserve (1256)
      #8276ac
      ΔE = 2.950 / LRV ≈ 20.7%
  16. Model Master

    1. Model Master 2013
      #837dbb
      ΔE = 2.497 / LRV ≈ 23.1%
  17. Kelly-Moore

    1. Exotic Beauty / KM3071-3
      #7173b3
      ΔE = 2.536 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
    2. Blooming Lilac / KM3039-3
      #7f73aa
      ΔE = 3.233 / LRV ≈ 19.7%
  18. Brillux

    1. 51.18.21
      #847eb8
      ΔE = 2.681 / LRV ≈ 23.3%
    2. 48.15.21
      #8c78b4
      ΔE = 4.569 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
  19. Green Planet Paints

    1. Latana Lavendar Grape
      #8180b9
      ΔE = 2.777 / LRV ≈ 23.6%
  20. Porter Paints

    1. Midnight Purple / 245-6
      #6f73ae
      ΔE = 2.818 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
    2. Purple Rhapsody / 244-6
      #8378ad
      ΔE = 2.838 / LRV ≈ 21.3%
  21. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Midnight Purple 245-6
      #6f73ae
      ΔE = 2.818 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
    2. Frosted Grape 145-6
      #8182c2
      ΔE = 3.656 / LRV ≈ 24.5%
  22. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 3040-R60B
      #827daf
      ΔE = 2.902 / LRV ≈ 22.5%
    2. Mistic Purple / 4005
      #7f74a4
      ΔE = 3.883 / LRV ≈ 19.7%
  23. TRUMATCH

    1. 38-d
      #8578b6
      ΔE = 2.953 / LRV ≈ 21.8%
    2. 36-d2
      #7784b8
      ΔE = 4.760 / LRV ≈ 23.9%
  24. KILZ

    1. Lavender Blossom / B752
      #7b7fb1
      ΔE = 3.074 / LRV ≈ 22.6%
  25. Nippon Paint

    1. Harvest Dance / NP PB 1443 D
      #7d73a8
      ΔE = 3.196 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
    2. Purple Lights / NP PB 1448 T
      #8785b6
      ΔE = 5.077 / LRV ≈ 25.3%
  26. Glidden

    1. Heather Highland / 64BB 23/310
      #6f7eb9
      ΔE = 3.258 / LRV ≈ 21.8%
    2. Purple Periwinkle
      #807aa5
      ΔE = 3.983 / LRV ≈ 21.2%
  27. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2040-R70B
      #7b7fc5
      ΔE = 3.292 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
    2. S 3030-R70B
      #7375a4
      ΔE = 3.732 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
  28. Vista Paint

    1. Purple Wave
      #6a74b7
      ΔE = 3.337 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
    2. Blooming Lilac
      #8173ab
      ΔE = 3.469 / LRV ≈ 19.9%
  29. Berger

    1. Purple Wave / 7214
      #6a74b7
      ΔE = 3.337 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
    2. Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 4.792 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  30. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6e7cb3
      ΔE = 3.355 / LRV ≈ 21.0%
    2. Royal Raul / 7158
      #8581b6
      ΔE = 3.611 / LRV ≈ 24.1%
  31. Olympic

    1. Purple Rhapsody A44-5
      #7c7dab
      ΔE = 3.366 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
    2. Grape Parfait A43-5
      #8575a6
      ΔE = 4.414 / LRV ≈ 20.5%
  32. Disney

    1. 3C-10-4 Hunny Pot Purple
      #6c78ad
      ΔE = 3.570 / LRV ≈ 19.6%
  33. Asian Paints

    1. Purple Heart / 7206
      #6f70b0
      ΔE = 3.578 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
    2. Grape / 7199
      #8481ae
      ΔE = 4.416 / LRV ≈ 23.7%
  34. Caparol

    1. 2203
      #7c80b0
      ΔE = 3.612 / LRV ≈ 22.9%
    2. 42/18
      #6878ac
      ΔE = 4.521 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
  35. Brighto Paints

    1. 2-41-5 Violet Harmony
      #8879b0
      ΔE = 3.623 / LRV ≈ 22.0%
    2. 9501 Purple
      #7d71a0
      ΔE = 4.722 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
  36. Bristol

    1. Desire / P105-C6
      #7782b9
      ΔE = 3.777 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
    2. Purple Ribbon / P097-C6
      #857caa
      ΔE = 3.913 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
  37. Clark+Kensington

    1. Everything's Groovy / 41D-3
      #8574af
      ΔE = 3.792 / LRV ≈ 20.6%
    2. Alluring Lavender / 40C-6
      #8281af
      ΔE = 4.157 / LRV ≈ 23.5%
  38. Dulux

    1. 08RB 19/308
      #7571a4
      ΔE = 3.797 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
    2. 15RB 27/316
      #8b81ba
      ΔE = 4.385 / LRV ≈ 24.7%
  39. FolkArt

    1. Lavender / 410
      #8675b7
      ΔE = 3.949 / LRV ≈ 21.2%
  40. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6271
      #7b6fab
      ΔE = 3.963 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
    2. 6323
      #637ab5
      ΔE = 4.788 / LRV ≈ 19.9%
  41. Apple Barrel

    1. Princess Purple / 21978E
      #716fb3
      ΔE = 3.988 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
  42. Wattyl

    1. Azzaria / D69W
      #737dac
      ΔE = 4.027 / LRV ≈ 21.3%
    2. Butterfly Purple / D70W
      #7c7ba3
      ΔE = 4.511 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
  43. New Look

    1. Street Dance / G38-07
      #737dac
      ΔE = 4.027 / LRV ≈ 21.3%
    2. Feeling Alive / F30-04
      #7c7ba3
      ΔE = 4.511 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
  44. General Paint

    1. Pompeii Purple / CL 2426D
      #7881b2
      ΔE = 4.040 / LRV ≈ 22.9%
    2. Raincheck / CL 2445D
      #7f80ab
      ΔE = 4.408 / LRV ≈ 22.9%
  45. Dutch Boy

    1. Crocus Purple
      #6e73a5
      ΔE = 4.061 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
    2. Grape Scot!
      #8f7ab1
      ΔE = 5.210 / LRV ≈ 22.9%
  46. Crown Diamond

    1. 7350-53 Dancing Queen
      #8283b5
      ΔE = 4.168 / LRV ≈ 24.3%
    2. 7352-53 Bilberry Jelly
      #737ba5
      ΔE = 4.784 / LRV ≈ 20.5%
  47. CIL

    1. New Heidt
      #7b7ea9
      ΔE = 4.175 / LRV ≈ 22.0%
    2. Petrie Plum
      #79719e
      ΔE = 4.809 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
  48. California Paints

    1. DE 5942 - Faraway Sky
      #8980c1
      ΔE = 4.234 / LRV ≈ 24.6%
    2. DE 5907 - Twilight Twinkle
      #7b85c6
      ΔE = 4.639 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
  49. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Faraway Sky / 643
      #8980c1
      ΔE = 4.234 / LRV ≈ 24.6%
    2. Twilight Twinkle / 508
      #7b85c6
      ΔE = 4.639 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
  50. RAL

    1. RAL 290 50 30
      #6c71a6
      ΔE = 4.267 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
    2. RAL 290 50 25
      #6f729f
      ΔE = 4.988 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  51. Little Greene

    1. Popper
      #877aa8
      ΔE = 4.370 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
  52. Benjamin Moore

    1. California Lilac / 2068-40
      #8085bf
      ΔE = 4.394 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
    2. Purple Heart / 1406
      #8a7fab
      ΔE = 5.069 / LRV ≈ 23.5%
  53. Alcro

    1. Anemon
      #6771ac
      ΔE = 4.406 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  54. Scib Paints

    1. Grape Gathering / 7199
      #8481ae
      ΔE = 4.416 / LRV ≈ 23.7%
    2. Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 4.792 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  55. Sico

    1. 6025-53 Monet's Violet
      #8b79ae
      ΔE = 4.488 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
  56. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Venture Violet - 6970
      #7381b3
      ΔE = 4.511 / LRV ≈ 22.6%
  57. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Purple Mystery 29-11
      #7278a3
      ΔE = 4.529 / LRV ≈ 19.7%
    2. Blooming Iris 28-10
      #6f7fb0
      ΔE = 4.756 / LRV ≈ 21.7%
  58. Focoltone

    1. 6007
      #8672b2
      ΔE = 4.571 / LRV ≈ 20.3%
    2. 5051
      #907eb9
      ΔE = 5.178 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
  59. Krylon

    1. Grape
      #8d7fbb
      ΔE = 4.579 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
  60. Resene

    1. Deluge V62-049-292
      #8272a4
      ΔE = 4.595 / LRV ≈ 19.5%
    2. Moody Blue V65-077-289
      #8378c7
      ΔE = 5.109 / LRV ≈ 22.4%
  61. Sikkens

    1. V0.25.45
      #6a78a9
      ΔE = 4.642 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
    2. U9.25.45
      #7380af
      ΔE = 4.711 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
  62. Dupont

    1. CAS677
      #7a70a0
      ΔE = 4.657 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
    2. CAS685
      #7a6db1
      ΔE = 4.822 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  63. Crown Paint

    1. Making Waves
      #6276b2
      ΔE = 4.707 / LRV ≈ 18.8%
  64. Ford

    1. Lavender
      #8b7faf
      ΔE = 4.723 / LRV ≈ 23.8%
  65. Coronado Paint

    1. 7206 - Exotic Beauty
      #6472ad
      ΔE = 4.729 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
    2. 7214 - Purple Wave
      #6379b3
      ΔE = 4.795 / LRV ≈ 19.6%
  66. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 261
      #75739e
      ΔE = 4.732 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
  67. Devoe Paint

    1. Amethyst Showers / 08RB 19/308
      #79709f
      ΔE = 4.766 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  68. Tikkurila

    1. 9705
      #6077bb
      ΔE = 4.778 / LRV ≈ 19.3%
  69. Valspar Paint

    1. Grapolicious
      #8e81b7
      ΔE = 5.013 / LRV ≈ 24.9%
    2. Thistle
      #8b7eab
      ΔE = 5.083 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
  70. Diamond Paint

    1. Blue Nova
      #6a75a3
      ΔE = 5.201 / LRV ≈ 18.4%
  71. Matthews Paint

    1. Tetra Blue Met. / 22007
      #647eb9
      ΔE = 5.228 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
  72. Levis

    1. Clear Purple B60
      #7586c6
      ΔE = 5.230 / LRV ≈ 24.9%

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#7979b5 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#7979b5 foreground

One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.

Leonardo da Vinci
<p style="color: #7979b5">…</p>

#7979b5 background

The artist's world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep.

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<p style="background-color: #7979b5">…</p>

#7979b5 shadow

The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting.

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Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7961013
Binary
01111001, 01111001, 10110101
Hexadecimal
#7979b5
LRV
≈ 21.1%
Closest short hex
#77b ΔE = 1.747
RGB
rgb(121, 121, 181)
RGBA
rgba(121, 121, 181, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.286, g: 0.286, b: 0.428
RYB
red: 47.451%, yellow: 47.451%, blue: 70.980%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-8816203 / 0xff7979b5
HSL
hsl(240, 29%, 59%)
HSLA
hsla(240, 29%, 59%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 240° (240.000), saturation: 33% (0.331), value: 71% (0.710)
HSP
hue: 240.000, saturation: 33.149%, perceived brightness: 50.688%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 265.873, S: 42.353, L: 53.032
Cubehelix
H: -123.058, S: 0.425, L: 0.500
TSL
T: -2.951, S: 0.090, L: 0.501
CMYK
cyan: 33% (0.331), magenta: 33% (0.331), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 29% (0.290)
CMY
cyan: 53% (0.525), magenta: 53% (0.525), yellow: 29% (0.290)
XYZ
X: 23.061, Y: 21.075, Z: 46.560
xyY
x: 0.254, y: 0.232, Y: 21.075
CIELab
L: 53.032, a: 14.301, b: -31.657
CIELuv
L: 53.032, u: -3.594, v: -49.805
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 53.032, C: 34.738, H: 294.312
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 53.032, C: 49.935, H: 265.873
Hunter-Lab
L: 45.908, a: 9.327, b: -27.997
CIECAM02
J: 42.518, C: 37.399, h: 275.856, Q: 128.468, M: 32.705, s: 50.456, H: 319.680
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.288, jaune: -5.646, green: -0.546
LMS
L: 18.391, M: 19.834, S: 46.143
YCbCr
Y: 125.819, Cb: 154.340, Cr: 123.740
YCoCg
Y: 136.000, Cg: -15.000, Co: 15.250
YDbDr
Y: 127.840, Db: 79.980, Dr: 13.020
YPbPr
Y: 125.320, Pb: 30.000, Pr: -2.760
xvYCC
Y: 123.628, Cb: 154.353, Cr: 125.576
YIQ
Y: 127.840, I: -19.276, Q: 18.668
YUV
Y: 127.840, U: 26.161, V: -6.001
Munsell Color System
10PB 5/10 ΔE = 1.542
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 7.192

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