FAQs for Octal to HEX Converter
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.
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!
How do I use Octal to HEX Converter?
Write or paste your octal number inside the box shown above and click on the "Convert" button. The resulting hexadecimal number will be printed in the box below the button you have just clicked. You can copy the number by clicking the "Copy HEX 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 Octal to HEX Converter work on?
Octal to HEX Converter works in any device that supports any of the browsers mentioned before. It can be a smartphone, desktop computer, notebook, tablet, etc.