The HTML character encoder online converts certain characters to special strings, called HTML entities, that can be read by a browser.
The HTML entities to text encoder converts certain characters to their corresponding HTML entities. These characters have special significance in HTML and can be converted to their related HTML entities.
The tool converts the HTML entities to text form so it becomes readable. Often, some elements of the texts have characters that are part of HTML syntax. E.g., & will be converted to & which is readable by the browser as & instead of an HTML syntax.