Magenta CMYK

HEX #F6008A / RGB (246, 0, 138)

What is Magenta CMYK Color?

Magenta CMYK (Hex code: F6008A) Thumbnail

Magenta color in the CMYK model has the values (0, 100, 0, 0). Thus, there is 100 (full) magenta and nil of blue, yellow and black. The closest hex code of the color is #F6008A with RGB equivalent values (246, 0, 138). The CMYK system is the backbone of the color printing technology found in both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K).

Please understand that the hex code of the magenta CMYK mentioned on this page is only an approximation. Hexadecimal and RGB color values are for screen and digital media while the CMYK model is used for printing and, therefore, the conversion of one to another is not perfect.

Magenta CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#F6008A
RGB Values(246, 0, 138)
HSV/HSB Values(326°, 100%, 96%)
Closest Web Safe#FF0099
Inverse Color#09FF75 [Guppie Green]
Closest Pantone®Rhodamine Red C
Closest RAL4010 [Telemagenta]
Complementary Color#00F66C [Guppie Green]
Magenta CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#808080
Weighted Average (Most Common)#595959
Weighted Average (Luma)#3E3E3E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#838383

Magenta CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F6008A. Complementary color is 00F66C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Magenta CMYK is Guppie Green with the hex code #00F66C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F6008A color is offered by #00F66C. 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.

Analogous color palette with (F6008A, F6000F and E700F6)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Magenta CMYK (#F6008A) are KU Crimson (#F6000F) and Phlox (#E700F6). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Magenta CMYK with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (F6008A, 0FF600 and 00F6E7)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Magenta CMYK (#F6008A) are #0FF600 (Electric Green) and #00F6E7 (Turquoise Blue). 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.

Triadic color palette with (F6008A, 8AF600 and 008AF6)

Triadic Palette

Magenta CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8AF600 (Chartreuse (Web)) and #008AF6 (Azure) along with #F6008A create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (F6008A, 8AF600, 00F66C and 6C00F6)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Magenta CMYK has four colors - #8AF600 (Chartreuse (Web)), #00F66C (Guppie Green) and #6C00F6 (Electric Indigo) in addition to the base color (#F6008A). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (F6008A, F6E700, 00F66C and 000FF6)

Square Palette

Magenta CMYK square color palette has #F6E700 (Titanium Yellow), #00F66C (Guppie Green) and #000FF6 (Blue). 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.

Rainbow color

Magenta CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Magenta CMYK rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Magenta CMYK Color


  • Transparent F833A1#F833A1
  • Transparent F94DAD#F94DAD
  • Transparent FA66B9#FA66B9
  • Transparent FB80C5#FB80C5
  • Transparent FB99D0#FB99D0
  • Transparent FCB3DC#FCB3DC
  • Transparent FDCCE8#FDCCE8
  • Transparent FEE6F3#FEE6F3


  • Transparent DE1A88#DE1A88
  • Transparent D32687#D32687
  • Transparent C73386#C73386
  • Transparent BB4085#BB4085
  • Transparent AF4D84#AF4D84
  • Transparent A35A83#A35A83
  • Transparent 986682#986682
  • Transparent 8C7381#8C7381


  • Transparent C5006E#C5006E
  • Transparent AC0061#AC0061
  • Transparent 940053#940053
  • Transparent 7B0045#7B0045
  • Transparent 620037#620037
  • Transparent 4A0029#4A0029
  • Transparent 31001C#31001C
  • Transparent 19000E#19000E

Magenta CMYK Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Magenta CMYK Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Magenta CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Magenta CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Magenta CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Magenta CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Magenta CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Magenta CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Magenta CMYK Plaid Pattern