ASCII to HEX and HEX to ASCII Conversion Notepad++

Notepad++ is more than just a text-editor. Being an Open-Sourced tool with Plugins makes it most powerful Text Editor available for Windows platform.

Conversion Panel
Conversion Panel

Notepad++ has a pre-installed plug-in called Converter that has an option to Convert ASCII to HEX and Vice-versa. This tool is quite useful as to convert data files that are in HEX format which are to be converted to ASCII to read.

How to Use it (Conversion Panel):

  • You can get to Converter Panel by going to Menu → Plugins → Converter → Conversion Panel

    HEX to ASCII
    HEX to ASCII
  • You get a Dialog Box with ASCII, Decimal, Hexadecimal, Binary, Octa-decimal fields. Entering a value in any of these fields converts text to other options.

  • You can convert the whole text file to ASCII from HEX and vice-versa by selecting all text in Notepad++ and go-to Menu → Plugins → Converter → ASCII to HEX/HEX to ASCII

Notepad++ ASCII Converter.gif
Notepad++ ASCII Converter


  • This is much better and easy way to convert text encoding! Thank you! Was helpful.
    user1394 | 19 Jul 2020 16:07:14 GMT
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