Converter

Welcome to our Unix Time Stamp Converter.

Our converter will convert quickly between unix time and conventional UTC time.

When the page is loaded in, the time will be set to the current time and date, and the Unix time stamp will display the current time stamp.

You can input a date and time and click the 'Convert to unix' button. The time will be displayed as a unix time stamp.

Or you can input a unix time stamp (you will need to overwrite the existing one) and click the 'Convert to Human' button. The unix time will be displayed in a standard time format for people.

Note: because of different time zones, times are displayed both in local time and as a GMT time.

If you click on the 'Refresh' button then the date will be set to the current date and time, and the unix time stamp will be updated too.

Unix time stamps (also called Unix EPOCH time stamps) are a way for computers to describe time as a number.

The unix time is represented by a number which is equal to the number of seconds that have elapsed since January 1st, 1970 at midnight (UTC or GMT).

Any time before that time is negative, and any time after that time is positive.

GMT stands for Greenwich Mean Time which is a time zone used by some countries such as the UK (in the winter) and Iceland.

UTC stands for Coordinated Universal Time and is a 24-hour time world time standard.

Effectively, UTC=GMT in terms of their actual times.

There is a lot more information you can find out about Unix time.

If you would like further information and a more in-depth knowledge of this then use the link below.

It will open the Unix time page on Wikipedia in a new browser window.

Our time calculators will allow you to convert any digital time into a military time, and back.

We also have a decimal time converter which will take a time in hours, minutes and seconds and then convert it to a decimal number which represents that time. This calculator will also take a decimal time and convert it to hours, minutes and seconds.

There is also an age calculator for you to find out your exact age in just about any time unit.

Looking for an extension activity for children who can already tell the time?

Maybe you want an interesting starter activity for your lesson to get the class thinking?

These printable time puzzles will help to get your child thinking about time and solving problems involving time.

They are good at developing an understanding of the language used in time.

We hope you have found our unix time stamp converter useful - please feel free to leave us a comment below.

How to Print or Save these sheets

Need help with printing or saving?

Follow these 3 easy steps to get your worksheets printed out perfectly!

How to Print or Save these sheets

Need help with printing or saving?

Follow these 3 easy steps to get your worksheets printed out perfectly!

The Math Salamanders hope you enjoy using these free printable Math worksheets and all our other Math games and resources.

We welcome any comments about our site or worksheets on the Facebook comments box at the bottom of every page.

Looking for some fun printable math games?

We have some great games for you to play in our Math Games e-books!

Do you know how old you are...in weeks? days? hours?

Are you more than a million minutes old?

Find out how old you are to the nearest second!

We have updated and improved our fraction calculators to show you how to solve your fraction problems step-by-step!

Take a look and try them out!

Have a look at some of our most popular pages to see different Math activities and ideas you could use with your child

- Reverse Percentage Calculator
- List of Geometric Shapes
- Equivalent Fractions
- 3d Geometric Shapes
- Perimeter Worksheets

If you are a regular user of our site and appreciate what we do, please consider making a small donation to help us with our costs.

Get a free sample copy of our Math Salamanders Dice Games book with each donation!

Looking for a fun and motivating way to learn and practice math skills?

Why not try one of our free printable math games with your students!

## New! Comments

Have your say about the Math resources on this page! Leave me a comment in the box below.