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#FF0000 Hex Code

Color Name: Red

What is hex #FF0000 Color?

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The color name of hex code #FF0000 is Red. The RGB values are (255, 0, 0) which means it is composed of 100% red, 0% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:100 Y:100 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, #FF0000 has a hue of 0°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

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Hex #FF0000 Color Codes

Color NameRed
RGB Values(255, 0, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 100%, 100%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF0000
Inverse Color#00FFFF [Aqua]
Closest Pantone®2347 C
Closest RAL3026 [Luminous bright red]
Complementary Color#00FFFF [Aqua]
#FF0000 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#555555
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4D4D4D
Weighted Average (Luma)#363636
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#7B7B7B

Hex #FF0000 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FF0000. Complementary color is 00FFFF

Complementary Palette

The complement of #FF0000 is #00FFFF which is called Aqua. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FF0000 color is offered by #00FFFF. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

FF0000 00FFFF
Analogous color palette with (FF0000, FF8000 and FF0080)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #FF0000 are #FF8000 and #FF0080, called Orange (Color Wheel) and Bright Pink, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #FF0000 with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

FF0000 FF8000 FF0080
Split Complementary color palette with (FF0000, 00FF80 and 0080FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #FF0000 are #00FF80 (Guppie Green) and #0080FF (Azure). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

FF0000 00FF80 0080FF
Triadic color palette with (FF0000, 00FF00 and 0000FF)

Triadic Palette

#FF0000 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00FF00 (Electric Green) and #0000FF (Blue) along with #FF0000, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

FF0000 00FF00 0000FF
Tetradic color palette with (FF0000, 00FF00, 00FFFF and FF00FF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #FF0000 has #00FF00 (Electric Green), #00FFFF (Aqua) and #FF00FF (Fuchsia). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

FF0000 00FF00 00FFFF FF00FF
Square color palette with (FF0000, 80FF00, 00FFFF and 8000FF)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #FF0000 contains #80FF00 (Chartreuse (Web)), #00FFFF (Aqua) and #8000FF (Violet (Color Wheel)). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

FF0000 80FF00 00FFFF 8000FF
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Hex #FF0000 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #FF0000 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

FF0000 FFDB00 49FF00 00FF92 0092FF 4900FF FF00DB

Tints, Tones & Shades of FF0000 Color


  • Transparent FF3333FF3333
  • Transparent FF4D4DFF4D4D
  • Transparent FF6666FF6666
  • Transparent FF8080FF8080
  • Transparent FF9999FF9999
  • Transparent FFB3B3FFB3B3
  • Transparent FFCCCCFFCCCC
  • Transparent FFE6E6FFE6E6


  • Transparent E61A1AE61A1A
  • Transparent D92626D92626
  • Transparent CC3333CC3333
  • Transparent C04040C04040
  • Transparent B34D4DB34D4D
  • Transparent A65A5AA65A5A
  • Transparent 996666996666
  • Transparent 8D73738D7373


  • Transparent CC0000CC0000
  • Transparent B30000B30000
  • Transparent 990000990000
  • Transparent 800000800000
  • Transparent 660000660000
  • Transparent 4D00004D0000
  • Transparent 330000330000
  • Transparent 1A00001A0000

#FF0000 Color Patterns

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    #FF0000 Gingham Checks

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    #FF0000 Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    #FF0000 Polka Dots Pattern

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    #FF0000 Honeycomb Pattern

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    #FF0000 Leaves Pattern

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    #FF0000 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #FF0000 Trellis Pattern

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    #FF0000 Plaid Pattern

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.