# Convert Binary to Octal

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## What is Binary?

The binary numeral system or base-2 number system is a way of representing numerical values using only two symbols, 0 and 1. This system is a positional notation with a radix of 2. Because it can easily implement in digital electronic circuitry using logic gates, the binary system used by all modern computers for internal operations. For converting Binary to Octal numbers you can use our online Convert Binary to Octal free tool.

## What is Octal?

Octal is a numbering system that uses eight single-digit numbers, from 0 to 7. The name comes from the Latin word for eight. When counting in octal, the number after 7 (which means 8) is 10, and so on. In computer systems, octal often uses to represent binary numbers more concisely, by grouping binary digits into groups of three. The chmod command in Linux and UNIX uses octal numbers to set file permissions.

## How to convert from Binary to Octal online?

If you need to convert Binary data into Octal numbers, there’s a free and user-friendly online tool available that can make the process quick and easy. Simply follow a few simple steps on the Binary to Octal converter tool, and your conversion will do efficiently and accurately. This tool is readily accessible to everyone and doesn’t require any technical skills.

• Paste the binary data in the given textarea above.
• Click on the “Convert” button.
• The next textarea will display the Converted result (Octal numbers).

Moreover, you can see related free Online Converter Tools.

## Example of Binary to Octal

Binary Data:

``1010101010``

Convert every 3 Binary digits to an Octal digit:

``````= 1 010 101 010
= 1 2 5 2
= 1252``````