To get started simply click on the buttons “encode” and “decode” to open a drop-down where you can input your text.
Base64 is a type of a type of string which can be used to store binary objects in a text format and is typically used to encode images in HTML, CSS files or other files that reliably work with textual information.
The technology is also widely used in many types of software to encode data and can be transferred whilst keeping the content intact.
Some uses of Base64 include email over MIME and storing configuration in XML or JSON files.
More technical information about Base64 can be found here.
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How to encode & decode base64 text (video tutorial)
Here is an example of text that has been encoded in Base64
the quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog
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Last updated 21st of August 2020