# Hexadecimal to Octal Converter

## Convert Hexadecimal to Octal with our free conversion tool.

## How to convert from hex to octal?

To convert hex to octaly you shoulkd use the binary representation of the hexdecimal numbers to convert between the two number systems. In a simple step-by-step process this is done as follows:

- Convert the hexadecimal number to a 4 bit binary number.
- Once all the hexadecimal numbers are converted group them into sets of threes.
- Convert each group of three binary numbers to octal.

**Example: Converting 2F to Tenery**

Convert the hex number to it’s binary equivalent

*In this case 2 = 0010 and F = 1111*

Group the full binary number in sets of three

*0010 1111 -> 001 011 111*

Convert each binary group to octal

*001 -> 1*
*011 -> 3*
*111 -> 7*

Put numbers together for the final answer

*Answer: 137*

## How to use the Hexadecimal to Octal Converter

To use the hexadecimal to octal converter
you will first need to type your number into the text box. This number must be in
hexadecimal which means that it must contain characters including 0-9 and A-F only. Once you have typed in this number click "convert" to convert the number to
octal. The result of the hexadecimal to hexadecimal conversion
can be found below the convert button. You can use the copy button to copy the
converted octal number to your clipboard. To reset the
hexadecimal to octal converter click
the reset icon at the top left of the free conversion tool.

## Is the Hex to Octal Converter free?

Yes, like all tools on binarytables.com this hexadecimal to
octal conversion tool is free to use.

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