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ASCII Converter

We've learned how we can convert text to numbers. For a computer to handle the text we need to convert the text to 0's and 1's. Most computers use an extension of the ASCII code which represents each character by an eight bit string called a byte. When converting ASCII to binary, we will use the extended ASCII representation, that is, eight bits per character.

Below there is an automatic ASCII converter. Type in any sentence or any characters, followed by the Enter key on your keyboard, and they will be converted from letters to decimal and to binary. For your convenience we leave blank spaces between binary strings representing characters. In a computer it is a continious stream.

Please, input a word or phrase and press Enter.

ASCII Converter

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