Vibrant Purple

HEX #AA00FF / RGB (170, 0, 255)

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What is Vibrant Purple Color?

Vibrant Purple (Hex code: AA00FF) Thumbnail

Vibrant Purple has the hex code #AA00FF. The equivalent RGB values are (170, 0, 255), which means it is composed of 40% red, 0% green and 60% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:33 M:100 Y:0 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Vibrant Purple has a hue of 280°, 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.

Vibrant Purple is a medium saturated bright purple color that can be applied on a web page using HTML and/or CSS with its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values.

Vibrant Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#AA00FF
RGB Values(170, 0, 255)
CMYK Values(33%, 100%, 0%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(280°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#9900FF
Inverse Color#55FF00 [Chlorophyll Green]
Closest Pantone®Purple C
Closest RAL4008 [Signal violet]
Complementary Color#55FF00 [Chlorophyll Green]
Vibrant Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4F4F4F
Weighted Average (Luma)#373737
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#7B7B7B

Vibrant Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AA00FF. Complementary color is 55FF00

Complementary Palette

The complement of Vibrant Purple is Chlorophyll Green with the hex code #55FF00. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AA00FF color is offered by #55FF00. 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 (AA00FF, FF00D5 and 2B00FF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Vibrant Purple (#AA00FF) are Shocking Pink (#FF00D5) and Electric Ultramarine (#2B00FF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Vibrant Purple 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 (AA00FF, D5FF00 and 00FF2B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Vibrant Purple (#AA00FF) are #D5FF00 (Volt) and #00FF2B (Electric Green). 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 (AA00FF, FFAA00 and 00FFAA)

Triadic Palette

Vibrant Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FFAA00 (Chrome Yellow) and #00FFAA (Medium Spring Green) along with #AA00FF 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 (AA00FF, FFAA00, 55FF00 and 0055FF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Vibrant Purple has four colors - #FFAA00 (Chrome Yellow), #55FF00 (Chlorophyll Green) and #0055FF (Blue (RYB)) in addition to the base color (#AA00FF). 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 (AA00FF, FF2B00, 55FF00 and 00D5FF)

Square Palette

Vibrant Purple square color palette has #FF2B00 (Ferrari Red), #55FF00 (Chlorophyll Green) and #00D5FF (Vivid Sky 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

Vibrant Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Vibrant Purple 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 Vibrant Purple Color


  • Transparent BB33FF#BB33FF
  • Transparent C44DFF#C44DFF
  • Transparent CC66FF#CC66FF
  • Transparent D580FF#D580FF
  • Transparent DD99FF#DD99FF
  • Transparent E6B3FF#E6B3FF
  • Transparent EECCFF#EECCFF
  • Transparent F7E6FF#F7E6FF


  • Transparent A21AE6#A21AE6
  • Transparent 9D26D9#9D26D9
  • Transparent 9933CC#9933CC
  • Transparent 9540C0#9540C0
  • Transparent 914DB3#914DB3
  • Transparent 8D5AA6#8D5AA6
  • Transparent 886699#886699
  • Transparent 84738D#84738D


  • Transparent 8800CC#8800CC
  • Transparent 7700B3#7700B3
  • Transparent 660099#660099
  • Transparent 550080#550080
  • Transparent 440066#440066
  • Transparent 33004D#33004D
  • Transparent 220033#220033
  • Transparent 11001A#11001A

Vibrant Purple Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Vibrant Purple Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Vibrant Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vibrant Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vibrant Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vibrant Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vibrant Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vibrant Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vibrant Purple Plaid Pattern

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