**Hexadecimal to decimal and binary conversion in Java**
This Java program will

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**convert Hexadecimal number to decimal, binary and Octal in Java programming language**using JDK standard API methods. For beginners hexadecimal is base 16 number, while decimal is base 10, Octal is base 8, and binary is base 2 numbers in Number systems. Binary only contains 0 and 1 bits, octal contains 0 to 7, decimal contains 0 to 9 and Hexadecimal contains 0-9,A,B,C,D,E,F where F represent 15. Thankfully Java library provides a convenient method to convert any integer from one number system to another. In our last article we have seen How to convert decimal numbers to binary in Java and in this article we will*convert Hexadecimal numbers to binary*, octal, and decimal numbers.If you are going for programming interviews, then it's better to prepare How to do this exercise without using Java API as well, as the interviewer commonly expects a programmer to create there own method during interviews e.g. reversing String without using StringBuffer reverse() method.

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__Hexadecimal to Decimal, Binary, and Octal in Java__

Java API provides two methods that are used in converting a number from one number system to other. One is Integer.parseInt() which is used to convert String to Integer in Java but also allows you to specify radix or base. This means by using parseInt() you can convert any

The same technique can be used to convert binary String or Octal String to decimal numbers in Java. Once you got an Integer object representing Decimal number you can use Integer.toBinaryString() and Integer.toOctalString() to convert same Hexadecimal number into Binary and Octal in Java.

here is a complete code

*Hexadecimal String to decimal number*in Java.The same technique can be used to convert binary String or Octal String to decimal numbers in Java. Once you got an Integer object representing Decimal number you can use Integer.toBinaryString() and Integer.toOctalString() to convert same Hexadecimal number into Binary and Octal in Java.

here is a complete code

**example of converting Hexadecimal number to Binary**, decimal, and Octal in Java.
/**

*

*

* Hexadecimal is base 16, the Decimal number is base 10, Octal is base 8

* and Binary is base 2 number which has just two numbers 0 and 1.

* @author

*/

}

}

Please enter Hexadecimal number :

A

Converted Decimal number is : 10

Hexadecimal to Binary conversion of A is 1010

Hexadecimal to Octal conversion of A is 12

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**Java program to convert Hexadecimal to binary, decimal, and Octal in Java**.* Hexadecimal is base 16, the Decimal number is base 10, Octal is base 8

* and Binary is base 2 number which has just two numbers 0 and 1.

* @author

*/

**public****class**ConvertHexaToDecimal {**public****static****void**main(**String**args[]) {*// Ask user to enter an Hexadecimal number in Console***System**.out.println("Please enter Hexadecimal number : ");**Scanner**scanner =**new****Scanner**(**System**.in);**String**hexadecimal = scanner.next();*//Converting Hexa decimal number to Decimal in Java***int**decimal =**Integer**.parseInt(hexadecimal, 16);**System**.out.println("Converted Decimal number is : " + decimal);*//Converting hexadecimal number to binary in Java***String**binary =**Integer**.toBinaryString(decimal);**System**.out.printf("Hexadecimal to Binary conversion of %s is %s %n", hexadecimal, binary );*// Converting Hex String to Octal in Java***String**octal =**Integer**.toOctalString(decimal);**System**.out.printf("Hexadecimal to Octal conversion of %s is %s %n", hexadecimal, octal );}

}

**Output:**Please enter Hexadecimal number :

A

Converted Decimal number is : 10

Hexadecimal to Binary conversion of A is 1010

Hexadecimal to Octal conversion of A is 12

An advantage of using Java API for Hexadecimal to Decimal, Binary and Octal conversion is that, Above code can also

*convert negative Hexadecimal number to binary*, octal and decimal in Java as shown in below Output:
Please enter Hexadecimal number :

-B

Converted Decimal number is : -11

Hexadecimal to Binary conversion of -B is 11111111111111111111111111110101

Hexadecimal to Octal conversion of -B is 37777777765

-B

Converted Decimal number is : -11

Hexadecimal to Binary conversion of -B is 11111111111111111111111111110101

Hexadecimal to Octal conversion of -B is 37777777765

That's all on

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A very good tutorial for beginner like me. Thanks a lot !

ReplyDeletegreat simple and easy thx

ReplyDeleteThank you so much, I've been struggling with this for quite a while. :)

ReplyDeleteHello @Annoymous, glad that you find this code of hexadecimal to binary and decimal conversion useful.

DeletePlease enter Hexadecimal number :

ReplyDeleteEf557E45

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NumberFormatException: For input string: "Ef557E45"

at java.lang.NumberFormatException.forInputString(Unknown Source)

at java.lang.Integer.parseInt(Unknown Source)

at ConvertHexaToDecimal.main(ConvertHexaToDecimal.java:14)

Bro need more examples

ReplyDeleteBeginning paragraph, "9,A,B,C,D,E,F where F represent 16.." is false. Hex is 0-15, therefore F is actually 15 not 16.

ReplyDeleteYes, that's correct F=15 in Hexadecimal, thanks for pointing out.

DeleteBut it doesn't print out any leading 0's

ReplyDelete