#388ec4 - Boston Blue Hex Color Code

#388EC4 (Boston Blue) - RGB 56, 142, 196 Color Information

#388ec4 Conversion Table

HEX Triplet 38, 8E, C4
RGB Decimal 56, 142, 196
RGB Octal 70, 216, 304
RGB Percent 22%, 55.7%, 76.9%
RGB Binary 111000, 10001110, 11000100
CMY 0.780, 0.443, 0.231
CMYK 71, 28, 0, 23

Percentages of Color #388EC4

R 22%
G 55.7%
B 76.9%
RGB Percentages of Color #388ec4
C 71%
M 28%
Y 0%
K 23%
CMYK Percentages of Color #388ec4

Color spaces of #388EC4 Boston Blue - RGB(56, 142, 196)

HSV (or HSB) 203°, 71°, 77°
HSL 203°, 56°, 49°
Web Safe #3399cc
XYZ 21.268, 24.172, 55.769
CIE-Lab 56.260, -7.915, -35.434
xyY 0.210, 0.239, 24.172
Decimal 3706564

#388ec4 Color Accessibility Scores (Boston Blue Contrast Checker)


On dark background [POOR]


On light background [GOOD]


As background color [GOOD]

Boston Blue ↔ #388ec4 Color Blindness Simulator

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#388EC4 Color Combinations - Color Schemes with 388ec4

#388ec4 Analogous Colors

#388ec4 Triadic Colors

#388ec4 Split Complementary Colors

#388ec4 Complementary Colors

Shades and Tints of #388ec4 Color Variations

#388ec4 Shade Color Variations (When you combine pure black with this color, #388ec4, darker shades are produced.)

#388ec4 Tint Color Variations (Lighter shades of #388ec4 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.)

Alternatives colours to Boston Blue (#388ec4)

#388ec4 Color Codes for CSS3/HTML5 and Icon Previews

Text with Hexadecimal Color #388ec4
This sample text has a font color of #388ec4
#388ec4 Border Color
This sample element has a border color of #388ec4
#388ec4 CSS3 Linear Gradient
#388ec4 Background Color
This sample paragraph has a background color of #388ec4
#388ec4 Text Shadow
This sample text has a shadow color of #388ec4
Sample text with glow color #388ec4
This sample text has a glow color of #388ec4
#388ec4 Box Shadow
This sample element has a box shadow of #388ec4
Sample text with Underline Color #388ec4
This sample text has a underline color of #388ec4
A selection of SVG images/icons using the hex version #388ec4 of the current color.

#388EC4 in Programming

HTML5, CSS3 #388ec4
Java new Color(56, 142, 196);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 56, 142, 196);
Swift UIColor(red:56, green:142, blue:196, alpha:1.00000)
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:56 green:142 blue:196 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(56f, 142f, 196f);
Python Color('#388ec4')

#388ec4 - RGB(56, 142, 196) - Boston Blue Color FAQ

What is the color code for Boston Blue?

Hex color code for Boston Blue color is #388ec4. RGB color code for boston blue color is rgb(56, 142, 196).

What is the RGB value of #388ec4?

The RGB value corresponding to the hexadecimal color code #388ec4 is rgb(56, 142, 196). These values represent the intensities of the red, green, and blue components of the color, respectively. Here, '56' indicates the intensity of the red component, '142' represents the green component's intensity, and '196' denotes the blue component's intensity. Combined in these specific proportions, these three color components create the color represented by #388ec4.

What is the RGB percentage of #388ec4?

The RGB percentage composition for the hexadecimal color code #388ec4 is detailed as follows: 22% Red, 55.7% Green, and 76.9% Blue. This breakdown indicates the relative contribution of each primary color in the RGB color model to achieve this specific shade. The value 22% for Red signifies a dominant red component, contributing significantly to the overall color. The Green and Blue components are comparatively lower, with 55.7% and 76.9% respectively, playing a smaller role in the composition of this particular hue. Together, these percentages of Red, Green, and Blue mix to form the distinct color represented by #388ec4.

What does RGB 56,142,196 mean?

The RGB color 56, 142, 196 represents a dull and muted shade of Blue. The websafe version of this color is hex 3399cc. This color might be commonly referred to as a shade similar to Boston Blue.

What is the CMYK (Cyan Magenta Yellow Black) color model of #388ec4?

In the CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black) color model, the color represented by the hexadecimal code #388ec4 is composed of 71% Cyan, 28% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 23% Black. In this CMYK breakdown, the Cyan component at 71% influences the coolness or green-blue aspects of the color, whereas the 28% of Magenta contributes to the red-purple qualities. The 0% of Yellow typically adds to the brightness and warmth, and the 23% of Black determines the depth and overall darkness of the shade. The resulting color can range from bright and vivid to deep and muted, depending on these CMYK values. The CMYK color model is crucial in color printing and graphic design, offering a practical way to mix these four ink colors to create a vast spectrum of hues.

What is the HSL value of #388ec4?

In the HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) color model, the color represented by the hexadecimal code #388ec4 has an HSL value of 203° (degrees) for Hue, 56% for Saturation, and 49% for Lightness. In this HSL representation, the Hue at 203° indicates the basic color tone, which is a shade of red in this case. The Saturation value of 56% describes the intensity or purity of this color, with a higher percentage indicating a more vivid and pure color. The Lightness value of 49% determines the brightness of the color, where a higher percentage represents a lighter shade. Together, these HSL values combine to create the distinctive shade of red that is both moderately vivid and fairly bright, as indicated by the specific values for this color. The HSL color model is particularly useful in digital arts and web design, as it allows for easy adjustments of color tones, saturation, and brightness levels.

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