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Yellow / #ffff00 / #ff0 Hex Color Code

#ffff00 Paint ChipThe color yellow with hexadecimal color code #ffff00 / #ff0 is a shade of yellow-green. In the RGB color model #ffff00 is comprised of 100% red, 100% green and 0% blue. In the HSL color space #ffff00 has a hue of 60° (degrees), 100% saturation and 50% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 570.47 nm.

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#ffff00 linear gradient to complementary #00ebff

  1. #ffff00
  2. #eefb54
  3. #daf87d
  4. #c3f4a0
  5. #a5f1c0
  6. #7aeee0
  7. #00ebff

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #cbcf00
  2. #dcdf00
  3. #edef00
  4. #ffff00
  5. #ffff2b
  6. #ffff42
  7. #ffff56

Tones

  1. #ffff00
  2. #ebe939
  3. #d7d350
  4. #c2bd60
  5. #ada86d
  6. #989477
  7. #808080

Tints and Shades

#ffff00 to white

  1. #ffff00
  2. #ffff52
  3. #ffff7a
  4. #ffff9e
  5. #ffffbf
  6. #ffffdf
  7. #ffffff

#ffff00 to black

  1. #ffff00
  2. #d0d015
  3. #a3a21b
  4. #78771b
  5. #504e17
  6. #2b2911
  7. #000000

Color Blindness Simulation

Monochromacy

Dichromacy

Trichromacy

Paints

Exact Matching Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Crayola

    1. ★ Sun Yellow
      #fafd0f
      ΔE = 1.100 / LRV ≈ 90.6%
  2. Caparol

    1. ★ 1060
      #fcfc30
      ΔE = 1.657 / LRV ≈ 90.5%
    2. ★ 78 84 82 / Curcuma 95
      #fcfc3c
      ΔE = 2.150 / LRV ≈ 90.6%
  3. Old Citadel

    1. Bad Moon Yellow
      #fff700
      ΔE = 2.533 / LRV ≈ 87.8%
  4. Reaper Master

    1. Clear Yellow (9095)
      #fff700
      ΔE = 2.533 / LRV ≈ 87.8%
  5. Vallejo Game Color

    1. Bald Moon Yellow (005)
      #fff700
      ΔE = 2.533 / LRV ≈ 87.8%
  6. Vallejo Model Color

    1. Lemon Yellow (952)
      #fff700
      ΔE = 2.533 / LRV ≈ 87.8%
  7. Plascon

    1. Yellow Jubilee Y2-A1-1
      #fcfc44
      ΔE = 2.555 / LRV ≈ 90.7%
  8. Volkswagen

    1. Ginster Yellow
      #fff628
      ΔE = 2.980 / LRV ≈ 87.3%

#ffff00 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#ffff00 foreground

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="color: #ff0">…</p>

#ffff00 background

There is no must in art because art is free.

Wassily Kandinsky
<p style="background-color: #ff0">…</p>

#ffff00 shadow

Don't think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.

Andy Warhol
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #ff0">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
16776960
Binary
11111111, 11111111, 00000000
Hexadecimal
#ffff00 / #ff0
LRV
≈ 92.8%
RGB
rgb(255, 255, 0)
RGBA
rgba(255, 255, 0, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.500, g: 0.500, b: 0.000
RYB
red: 0.000%, yellow: 1.000%, blue: 0.000%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-256 / 0xffffff00
HSL
hsl(60, 100%, 50%)
HSLA
hsla(60, 100%%, 50%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 60° (60.000), saturation: 100% (1.000), value: 100% (1.000)
HSP
hue: 60.000, saturation: 100.000%, perceived brightness: 94.128%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 85.873, S: 100.059, L: 97.139
Cubehelix
H: 56.942, S: 4.614, L: 0.890
TSL
T: 1.484, S: 0.316, L: 0.886
CMYK
cyan: 0% (0.000), magenta: 0% (0.000), yellow: 100% (1.000), key: 0% (0.000)
CMY
cyan: 0% (0.000), magenta: 0% (0.000), yellow: 100% (1.000)
XYZ
X: 77.003, Y: 92.783, Z: 13.853
xyY
x: 0.419, y: 0.505, Y: 92.783
CIELab
L: 97.139, a: -21.554, b: 94.478
CIELuv
L: 97.139, u: 7.706, v: 106.787
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 97.139, C: 96.905, H: 102.851
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 97.139, C: 107.064, H: 85.873
Hunter-Lab
L: 96.324, a: -25.870, b: 58.900
CIECAM02
J: 95.721, C: 80.545, h: 105.787, Q: 192.758, M: 70.435, s: 60.449, H: 127.837
OSA-UCS
lightness: -9.730, jaune: 12.641, green: 3.612
LMS
L: 94.038, M: 103.403, S: 15.115
YCbCr
Y: 210.055, Cb: 16.055, Cr: 146.105
YCgCo
Y: 191.250, Cg: 63.750, Co: 127.500
YDbDr
Y: 225.930, Db: -339.915, Dr: -55.335
YPbPr
Y: 236.640, Pb: -127.500, Pr: 11.730
xvYCC
Y: 219.232, Cb: 16.000, Cr: 138.304
YIQ
Y: 225.930, I: 81.922, Q: -79.339
YUV
Y: 225.930, U: -111.177, V: 25.503
Munsell Color System
10Y 8,5/12 ΔE = 12.140
Brand Color
Sprint ΔE = 9.725

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