What is Base64 Encode / Decode
Base64 is one of the group of binary to text encoding scheme which represents ASCII data in binary form.
Base64 encode is used to transfer data from the channels within a network where ASCII or plain text is not supported.
It is used in many applications, some of its popular uses are:
- In Emails, attachments are converted into base64.
- Images are converted into base64 before storing them in database.