Windows 8 Colors

Are you a windows 8 apps developer or thinking to dive into this field? You will surely be needing correct colors in order to blend your apps with windows 8. We have grabbed these colors from Windows 8 RTM so that you can use them in your apps or wherever they are needed.

Note that only the HEX codes for windows 8 colors are provided. If you need RGB, there are palenty of HEX to RGB color converters available online.

Windows 8 Start Screen Colors:

The colors listed below are from tiles found on the Start Screen, such as Mail, Calendar, Store, Video, Music and Messaging. These tiles have a gradient from left to right i.e. dark to light for both sizes of tiles.

Teal 008299 00A0B1
Blue 2672EC 2E8DEF
Purple 8C0095 A700AE
Dark Purple 5133AB 643EBF
Red AC193D BF1E4B
Orange D24726 DC572E
Green 008A00 00A600
Sky Blue 094AB2 0A5BC4

Windows 8 Personalized Colors:

Following colors are from Windows 8′s personalized start screen which you can check from Personalize –> Start Screen option on Windows 8. Note that when you select one of the color boxes there are four colors with different sahdes are shown. For the sake for easiness, following figure has been labled for these four colors.

You can find out respective color number from from table given after the image.

Color 1 Color 2 Color 3 Color 4
2E1700 632F00 261300 543A24
4E0000 B01E00 380000 61292B
4E0038 C1004F 40002E 662C58
2D004E 7200AC 250040 4C2C66
1F0068 4617B4 180052 423173
001E4E 006AC1 001940 2C4566
004D60 008287 004050 306772
004A00 199900 003E00 2D652B
15992A 00C13F 128425 3A9548
E56C19 FF981D C35D15 C27D4F
B81B1B FF2E12 9E1716 AA4344
B81B6C FF1D77 9E165B AA4379
691BB8 AA40FF 57169A 7F6E94
1B58B8 1FAEFF 16499A 6E7E94
569CE3 56C5FF 4294DE 6BA5E7
00AAAA 00D8CC 008E8E 439D9A
83BA1F 91D100 7BAD18 94BD4A
D39D09 E1B700 C69408 CEA539