Use the following form to decode existing base64 string, or encode your text into a base64 binary.

Base64 Decode & Encode

Base64Tools.com is a simple online tool that can easily decode base64 into a human-readable format or encode text into a base64 string format. Our Base64 encoder/decoder tools is free to use!

About Base64

Base64 is a group of binary-to-text encoding schemes that represent binary data.

The term Base64 originates from a specific MIME content transfer encoding. Each non-final Base64 digit represents exactly 6 bits of data. Three 8-bit bytes (i.e., a total of 24 bits) can therefore be represented by four 6-bit Base64 digits.

Base64 is designed to carry data stored in binary formats across channels that only reliably support text content.

What is the meaning of Base64?

Base64 encoding schemes are used when binary data needs to be stored or transferred as textual data. Therefore 64 characters are chosen that are both members of a subset common to most encodings (ASCII), and also printable.

How to decode or encode Base64 online

In order to decode or encode Base64 online, enter or paste the data in the input field and click the desired button from the options "Encode Base64" or "Decode Base64".

Base64Tools is a free, online tool that lets you convert any text into base64, or decode base64 string into a human-readable text.

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