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Image to Base64

The image to Base64 converter tool can convert your photographs online into base64 encodes. Drag and drop your files, or click on the “choose file button and then click on convert, and you are good to go.

Why use this tool - The idea of base64 tools is helpful in development when you want to increase performance or don't want to load an image or small icon. Emails can also utilize Base64 strings as images (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions). Moreover, the base64 string can be shown as an image in all modern browsers.

Base64 is an encoding algorithm that transforms any letters, binary data, and even images or sound files into a readable string that can be saved or transferred over the network without compromising data quality. Latin letters, numerals, plus signs, and slashes are among the characters produced by Base64 encoding. The most popular application of Base64 is as an email MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) transport encoding.

The primary function of base64 pictures is to embed image data into other formats, such as HTML, CSS, or JSON. The browser doesn't need to perform a separate web request to fetch the file if image data is included within an HTML document because the image is already embedded in the HTML content.

 An image's Base64 representation is longer than the original image and gets exceedingly long for massive prints. Small images should essentially be encoded in Base64, and you should try both embedded and external photos to see which performs better. If you're working on web development in general or cross-browser testing, an idea for a base64 converter can be helpful.


Steps to Convert image to Base64

  1. Choose the image you want to convert
    1. You can use a local image
    2. You can as well use a remote file by copying and pasting the URL of the image
  2. Click on convert, and you are done


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