Image To Base64 String Online Converter

This free tool will allow you to convert an image on your device to a base 64 encoded string. The resulting string will allow you to store the image in a location that does not use a traditional file system.

Select an image from your device using the control below. Click convert and it will convert the image to a base64 string. There is an issue where very large images will cause the browser window to freeze. To avoid this from happening, large images will be resized before being converted to a base 64 string. The result will be displayed in the text box below.

image to base 64

The string provided in the box above is the image rendered in the form of a base 64 string. There are many uses for this. One useful scenario is using the image in a HTML page. Quite surprisingly, you are able to use the image to base 64 string in the src of an image tag.

<img src="base 64 string" alt="this image was created using the image to base 64 encoder">

Converting Large Images to Base 64

The tool will convert the image to a string using html 5. The process is fairly simple, but there is a limitation. Because this occurs in the web browser, a very large image could cause the tab to run out of memory. We all know Chrome loves RAM, but even Chrome will fall over with these strings. An image that is 500kb, will be converted to a string and then encoded which often results in a string that is even longer than 500’000 characters.

Due to this issue, I have had to add some limitations to the tool to prevent images being converted to very large strings. If a width or height goes over 1000px, the image will be reduced to 1000px to ensure the resulting string does not break the web browser.

Related Tools

Image To WebP Converter

Free image to webp converter will take png, jpg, bmp & other image formats and convert them to the webp image format with resizing and quuality settings

Image to PDF Converter

This free online tool will convert an Image to PDF. You can add additional text and a title to the resulting PDF document if you need it.

Convert Image To ASCII Art

This tool will allow you to convert image to ASCII using a free online tool. Select an image and print or save the art to a .txt file.

Online Image Compressor

Online image compressor will reduce the size of image files and allow you to convert them into formats that take up less disk space.

Online Image Converter

A free online image converter that will allow you to convert images from one format to another. Multiple image formats supported with use no restrictions

Add Text To Image

Use this free online tool to add text to image with different fonts and add a stroke or outline to the text that overlays the image

Aspect Ratio Calculator For Images

This free online tool is an aspect ratio calculator for images. Provide an image file and it will tell you the aspect ratio of the image

Random Color Generator

Random color generator tool for suggesting colors completely at random with the css color names provided with it

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.