# Bit - Binary Data (Structure)

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Binary Data is just a file that contains binary string.

Converting the binary byte values to their hexadecimal representations is a simple technique to represent them in compressed printable characters.

See Bit - Numeral system (Base-2) notation - Binary Number

Machine code is binary data, a long string of 0 and 1 which correspond to instructions the processor understands. It can be seen as the output of a compiler. See for instance: the bin format output of the nasm assembler.

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