## How to Convert Binary to Octal?

In order to convert binary to octal with this tool, you can follow the steps below:

- Enter the binary data into the textbox above.
- The tool automatically converts your binary number to octal representation as soon as you type or paste it.
- If you wish to copy the result, click the
**Copy**button and it will be copied to your clipboard.

## What is Octal?

Octal, also known as Oct, is the base-8 number system as opposed to decimals which are base-10. This means that the number system is made up of 8 digits consisting of 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. In Octal, a binary number is grouped into 3 bits.

## How Does Binary to Octal Conversion Work?

Understanding how to convert binary to octal is important in various areas of studies that require mathematical computations. If you wish to learn how binary conversion works for the octal number system, you can watch this video which explains it clearly.