Here is a bitwise or calculator, for performing an or between the bits of two numbers converted to 32-bit binary. In a bitwise or, a binary digit will only be set to 1 if either numbers have a 1 in that spot, otherwise it'll set to 0.
Bitwise Or Calculator
Using the Bitwise Or Calculator
To use the bitwise or calculator, enter two numbers to or in the "Number One" and "Number Two" fields in the tool. Once happy with your inputs, click the "Calculate Bitwise Or" button.
The result of the bitwise or will show up in the "Or'd Number" field, converted back to integer already:
Bitwise Or Example
Behind the scenes, the tool converts the numbers to 32-bit binary numbers, then goes digit by digit and ors the two numbers together.
Let's do an example together, matching the screenshot (oring the numbers 4 and 5).
5|4=4\\or\\ 101|100=101\ (5)
Shown above, the tool converted the numbers 5 and 4 to the binary numbers 101 and 100. Moving in either direction, you can see the 4s digit and the 1s digit were both 1s for the 5 and the 4s digit for the 4, so the final number was 101.
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