HEX to Octal Converter

Enter the hexadecimal number you want to convert in the below text area. Convert hexadecimal to octal with just one click! If you want to learn more about this tool, check our FAQs.


FAQs for HEX to Octal Converter

Hexadecimal System

The hexadecimal numeral system (also known as base-16 or HEX) is a positional numeral system that consists of sixteen digits: 0 to 9 (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) and A to F (A, B, C, D, E, F) to represent values from ten to fifteen. Hexadecimal numbers are widely used by computer system designers and programmers, and provide an easier way to read binary-coded values. For example, colors in HTML are written in hexadecimal numbers, such as FFFFFF or 23F2A9. Imagine writing values in binary notation… it would blow your head after 1 minute!

Octal System

The octal numeral system is a positional numeral system that consists of 8 different digits: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. It is also known as OCT or base-8. Octal became widely used in computing when some employed 6-bit, 12-bit, 24-bit or 36-bit words. Octal was ideal as an alternative way of representing binary values because their word size is divisible by three.

How do I use HEX to Octal Converter?

Write or paste your hexadecimal number inside the box shown above and click on the "Convert" button. The resulting octal number will be printed in the box below the button you have just clicked. You can copy the number by clicking the "Copy octal number" button.

Which browsers are supported?

All mayor web browsers are supported, including Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera.

Which devices does HEX to Octal Converter work on?

HEX to Octal Converter works in any device that supports any of the browsers mentioned before. It can be a smartphone, desktop computer, notebook, tablet, etc.