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base64

Encode or decode file or standard input to/from Base64, to standard output. More information: https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/base64.

  • Encode the contents of a file as base64 and write the result to stdout:

base64 {{filename}}

  • Decode the base64 contents of a file and write the result to stdout:

base64 --decode {{filename}}

  • Encode from stdin:

{{somecommand}} | base64

  • Decode from stdin:

{{somecommand}} | base64 --decode