Unix Time Converter

  • Unix Time Converter

  • Convert Unix Time Back To Date/Time:

What is this tool?

Online And Simple To Use Unix Time Converter

What is Unix time?

Unix time is commonly used in the Unix operating system and many other file formats. You can easily find the Unix time on a Unix computer by typing date +%s on the command screen. It is the system that defines instants in time in seconds that have elapsed since 00:00:00 UTC, Thursday, 1 January 1970 excluding leap seconds.

What is the difference between the normal time and Unix time?

Time according to use is the one that we see and use daily. It needs no explanation. It is undersood and read by human easily. What is unique and different about Unix time? Unix time is represented by a 32 bit number. Unix time came into existence in the 60th or 70th century so, the start time was set to January 1st 1970 midnight. Unix time value 0 represents this date and time. Unix time begins at 0 and it also has an end point. A 32 bit integer between -2147483648 and 2147483647 are represented as Unix time values. The span of Unix time value is from -2147483648 or 20:45:52 GMT on December 13th 1901 to Unix Time value of 2147483647 or 3:14:07 GMT on January 19 in 2038. The mentioned dates reflect the beginning, pre-history and end of time. Till the year 2038, there will be no issues going with the Unix time but later, it should be changed to a 64 bit integer.

How to use?

How to use the tool Unix time convertor?

This tool is simple to use and it displays the result instantly. You don’t have to be a tech savvy to use this online tool as they are self- explanatory and you just need to input the details in the specified filed to get the correct output.

This tool has text boxes that allow you to type the data. Hours, minute, second, day, month and year need to be mentioned in their respective text boxes to get the desired output.

Example to find the Unix time of Thursday,01 January 2015, 12.00 AM follow the simple steps.

Hours – 00
Minute – 00
Seconds – 00
Day – 01
Month – 01
Year – 2015

You need to enter the values in the respective text boxes and click on the button ‘Convert Unix time’ and it instantly provides you the result as 1420063200 as the Unix time. To find the normal time, you need to type the Unix time in the textbox ‘convert Unix time back to date/time’ and click ‘convert to day’ button and it will display the result.