Hexadecimal numbering system

1. Alternatively referred to as Base 16 and hex, the hexadecimal numbering system uses combinations of 16 character digits to represent all numerical values. In addition to the ten numbers in the decimal system (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9), hexadecimal also uses the letters A through F to create a hexadecimal number. For example, "computer hope" in hexadecimal becomes "636f6d707574657220686f7065".

Anyone who has designed a web page has encountered hexadecimal value when doing colors. For example, to create red text use the HTML color code #FF0000, which translates to 255 Red, 0 Green, and 0 Blue in hexadecimal.

Convert text into hexadecimal

Use the below convert tool to convert any text into hexadecimal.


2. A hex is also a screw head.

Also see: Base, Binary, Decimal, Hex editor, Octal