Hex to Octal Converter

Enter the Hexadecimal number and we will convert it to Octal number.


What is the Hex to Octal Converter Tool?

The Hex to Octal Converter Tool is a specialized calculator designed to convert hexadecimal numbers (base 16) to octal numbers (base 8). This tool simplifies the process of octal conversion by breaking down the steps needed to convert each digit.

To use the converter, enter the hexadecimal number (such as 0 or F) into the tool and press the convert button. The tool then translates the hexadecimal digits into their binary equivalents, groups the binary digits, and finally converts them into the corresponding octal number.

For example, if you input the hex number 9, the tool will convert it into the equivalent octal number using the number system rules.

Whether you are working with complex math problems or need a quick conversion for a technical task, the Hex to Octal Converter Tool is a reliable solution. It helps represent numbers accurately across different systems, making it an essential tool for anyone dealing with hexadecimal and octal conversions.

Also check out our similar tool: Octal to Hex converter.

Understanding Hexadecimal and Octal Numbers

Hexadecimal and octal numbers are two different number systems commonly used in computing and digital electronics.

Hexadecimal Numbers (Base 16)

Hexadecimal numbers, or hex numbers, are base 16 numbers. They use sixteen symbols: digits 0-9 and letters A-F, where A represents 10, B represents 11, and so on up to F, which represents 15. Hexadecimal numbers are compact and can represent large binary numbers efficiently. For example, the hexadecimal number "1A3" translates to binary as 0001 1010 0011.

Octal Numbers (Base 8)

Octal numbers are base 8 numbers. They use digits from 0 to 7. This number system is useful in computing for its simplicity in representing binary numbers. For instance, the decimal number 8 is represented as 10 in octal.

Hexadecimal to Octal Conversion

To convert a hexadecimal number to an octal number, you can use a hexadecimal to octal converter. This process involves a few steps:

  1. Convert each hexadecimal digit to its binary equivalent.
  2. Group the binary digits into sets of three, starting from the right.
  3. Convert each group of binary digits to its corresponding octal digit.

For example, to convert the hexadecimal number "9F" to octal:

  1. Convert "9" to binary (1001) and "F" to binary (1111).
  2. Combine and group into sets of three: 100 111 1 (add leading zeros if necessary).
  3. Convert each group to octal: 100 (4), 111 (7), and 001 (1), resulting in the octal number 471.

Hex to Octal Conversion Table

Hexadecimal Octal
0 0
1 1
2 2
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6
7 7
8 10
9 11
A 12
B 13
C 14
D 15
E 16
F 17