# Binary to Octal

## Binary to Octal Converter Tool Manual

### Introduction

The Binary to Octal Converter is a free online tool that converts binary code to its octal equivalent. It is a simple and easy-to-use tool that requires no system or software dependencies. This tool is perfect for individuals who need to convert binary code to octal format without installing any software.

### Benefits of the Binary to Octal Converter

The Binary to Octal Converter has several benefits and advantages, including:

- Online and free: This tool is accessible online and is free to use, making it convenient for anyone who needs to convert binary code to octal format without installing software.
- Clear, Copy, and Sample: The Binary to Octal Converter allows you to clear, copy, and even provides sample data for easy testing.
- Data Security: This tool performs all computations locally, ensuring that your data remains secure.

### How to Use the Binary to Octal Converter

Using the Binary to Octal Converter is easy and straightforward. Here's how to use it:

- Input or paste your binary code into the text box.
- Click the "Convert" button.
- The octal equivalent will be displayed in the output box.
- Click the "Copy" button to copy the octal equivalent to your clipboard.
- If you want to clear the text boxes, click the "Clear" button.
- You can also use the "Sample" button to test the tool with sample data.

### Implementation Details

The Binary to Octal Converter uses a simple algorithm to convert binary code to its octal equivalent. Here's how it's done:

- First, the tool converts the binary code to a decimal number using one of the following programming languages: Python, C, JavaScript, Java, or PHP.
- Then, the tool converts the decimal number to octal format.
- Finally, the tool returns the octal equivalent as a string.

Here's an example of how to convert binary to octal in each of these languages:

#### Python

To convert binary to octal in Python, use the `int()`

function to convert binary to decimal and then use the `oct()`

function to convert decimal to octal. Here's an example:

```
binary = "10001"
decimal = int(binary, 2)
octal = oct(decimal)
print(octal[2:])
```

Output:

`21`

#### C

To convert binary to octal in C, use the `strtol()`

function to convert binary to decimal and then use the `%o`

format specifier to convert decimal to octal. Here's an example:

```
#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
int main() {
char binary[] = "10001";
int decimal = strtol(binary, NULL, 2);
printf("%o", decimal);
return 0;
}
```

Output:

`21`

#### JavaScript

To convert binary to octal in JavaScript, use the `parseInt()`

function to convert binary to decimal and then use the `toString()`

function with a radix of 8 to convert decimal to octal. Here's an example:

```
let binary = "10001";
let decimal = parseInt(binary, 2);
let octal = decimal.toString(8);
console.log(octal);
```

Output:

`21`

#### Java

To convert binary to octal in Java, use the `Integer.parseInt()`

function to convert binary to decimal and then use the `Integer.toOctalString()`

function to convert decimal to octal. Here's an example:

```
public class BinaryToOctalConvert {
public static void main(String[] args) {
String binary = "10001";
int decimal = Integer.parseInt(binary, 2);
String octal = Integer.toOctalString(decimal);
System.out.println(octal);
}
}
```

Output:

`21`

#### PHP

To convert binary to octal in PHP, use the `bindec()`

function to convert binary to decimal and then use the `decoct()`

function to convert decimal to octal. Here's an example:

```
$binary = "10001";
$decimal = bindec($binary);
$octal = decoct($decimal);
echo $octal;
```

Output:

`21`

### Conclusion

The Binary to Octal Converter is a powerful and convenient tool for individuals who need to convert binary code to its octal equivalent. With its easy-to-use interface and no system or software dependencies, this tool is perfect for anyone who needs to perform conversions quickly and securely.