C Programming Code Examples C > Bitwise Operators Code Examples Bitwise Operators in C programming language Bitwise Operators in C programming language During computation, mathematical operations like: addition, subtraction, addition and division are converted to bit-level which makes processing faster and saves power. Bitwise operators are used in C programming to perform bit-level operations. Operators Meaning of operators & Bitwise AND | Bitwise OR ^ Bitwise exclusive OR ~ Bitwise complement << Shift left >> Shift right