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Hex #FF4040

#FF4040 is a great dark red shade for your next project. Scroll down for #FF4040 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#FF4040 Conversion table


red (dark red)


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R 255   G 64   B 64   copy to clipboard


H 0   S 1   L 0.63


C 0%   M 75%   Y 75%   K 0%
Usage of red The color #FF4040 is a great dark shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#FF4040 Conversion and Usage

Conversion results of this color to RGB, CMYK and HSL. Usage Recommendations on the right.

#FF4040 to RGB conversion

255% RED
64% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(255, 64, 64); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(255, 64, 64); // for css background-color

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#FF4040 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 74.9 % 74.9 % 0 %

#FF4040 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
0 1 0.63

CSS code: color: hsl(0, 100%, 63%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #FF4040

Recommendations for light backgrounds in respect of a good contrast.

Usage for Text: recommended
Usage for headings: recommended
Usage as fill color: use with caution on large areas
Usage for buttons: recommended

As a rather dark shade, this color can very well be used to color smaller elements (like text and buttons). Due to its darkness it gives good contrast, also if used on white background. Readability of text is perfectly ok.

Color Examples: This is a red Heading in #FF4040

This shows how text with the hex-color #FF4040 would look on a white background. Because of the darkness of the color this color is recommended to be used as font-color. However, if you know what you are doing, feel free to use this color for anything you think it would be nice :-)!

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Red Webdesign Color Scheme based on #FF4040

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