Magenta CMYK Color

HEX #EC008C / RGB (236, 0, 140)

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What is Magenta CMYK Color?

Magenta CMYK (Hex code: EC008C) 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 #EC008C with RGB equivalent values (236, 0, 140). 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.

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Magenta CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#EC008C
RGB Values(236, 0, 140)
CMYK Values(0%, 100%, 0%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(324°, 100%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#FF0099
Inverse Color#13FF73 [Guppie Green]
Closest Pantone®Rhodamine Red C
Closest RAL4010 [Telemagenta]
Complementary Color#00EC60 [Malachite]
Magenta CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7D7D7D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#565656
Weighted Average (Luma)#3C3C3C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#818181

Magenta CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EC008C. Complementary color is 00EC60

Complementary Palette

The complement of Magenta CMYK is Malachite with the hex code #00EC60. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EC008C color is offered by #00EC60. 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.

EC008C 00EC60
Analogous color palette with (EC008C, EC0016 and D600EC)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Magenta CMYK (#EC008C) are KU Crimson (#EC0016) and Phlox (#D600EC). 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.

EC008C EC0016 D600EC
Split Complementary color palette with (EC008C, 16EC00 and 00ECD6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Magenta CMYK (#EC008C) are #16EC00 (Electric Green) and #00ECD6 (Bright Turquoise). 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.

EC008C 16EC00 00ECD6
Triadic color palette with (EC008C, 8CEC00 and 008CEC)

Triadic Palette

Magenta CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8CEC00 (Alien Armpit) and #008CEC (Blue Cola) along with #EC008C create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

EC008C 8CEC00 008CEC
Tetradic color palette with (EC008C, 8CEC00, 00EC60 and 6000EC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Magenta CMYK has four colors - #8CEC00 (Alien Armpit), #00EC60 (Malachite) and #6000EC (Electric Indigo) in addition to the base color (#EC008C). 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.

EC008C 8CEC00 00EC60 6000EC
Square color palette with (EC008C, ECD600, 00EC60 and 0016EC)

Square Palette

Magenta CMYK square color palette has #ECD600 (Safety Yellow), #00EC60 (Malachite) and #0016EC (Bluebonnet). 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.

EC008C ECD600 00EC60 0016EC
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.

EC008E EC3D00 D1EC00 07EC00 00ECC4 004AEC 8000EC

Tints, Tones & Shades of Magenta CMYK Color


  • Transparent F033A3F033A3
  • Transparent F24DAFF24DAF
  • Transparent F466BAF466BA
  • Transparent F680C6F680C6
  • Transparent F799D1F799D1
  • Transparent F9B3DDF9B3DD
  • Transparent FBCCE8FBCCE8
  • Transparent FDE6F4FDE6F4


  • Transparent D61A8AD61A8A
  • Transparent CC2688CC2688
  • Transparent C13387C13387
  • Transparent B64086B64086
  • Transparent AB4D85AB4D85
  • Transparent A05A84A05A84
  • Transparent 966682966682
  • Transparent 8B73818B7381


  • Transparent BD0070BD0070
  • Transparent A50062A50062
  • Transparent 8E00548E0054
  • Transparent 760046760046
  • Transparent 5E00385E0038
  • Transparent 47002A47002A
  • Transparent 2F001C2F001C
  • Transparent 18000E18000E

Magenta CMYK Color Patterns

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    Magenta CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Magenta CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

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    Magenta CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

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    Magenta CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Magenta CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Magenta CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Magenta CMYK Plaid Pattern

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