How to Write a Hex String as Binary Data & Binary File in Python?

Hex String as Binary Data To convert a hex string such as ‘FF0001AF’ to binary data, use the binascii.unhexlify(hex_str) function that returns the binary data represented by the hexadecimal string. Note that this converts two hex string digits to one byte, i.e., hex string ‘F0’ is converted to the byte representation 11110000, or in binary … Read more

Format Integer List to Hex String – Six Pythonic Ways

Problem Formulation 💬 Question: How to create a string of hex digits from a list of integers (0–255) so that each hex digit consists of two digits such as “00”, “01”, …, “fe”, “ff”? Here’s an example input/output pair: In: [0, 1, 2, 3, 255, 254, 253] Out: ‘00010203fffefd’ Method 1: Bytearray The easiest way … Read more

Python – Hex String to Bytearray

Problem Formulation Given a string in hexadecimal form: How to convert the hex string to a bytearray object in Python? Here are a few examples: Hex String Bytearray Object ’01’ bytearray(b’\x01′) ’04’ bytearray(b’\x04′) ’08’ bytearray(b’\x08′) ’01 0a’ bytearray(b’\x01\n’) ’01 02 0e 0f 0f’ bytearray(b’\x01\x02\x0e\x0f\x0f’) ‘0f 0f’ bytearray(b’\x0f\x0f’) Hex String to Bytearray using bytearray.fromhex(hex_string) To convert … Read more