File Extension Library


.BASE64 File Extension

  • Category: Encoded and encrypted Files

What is an .BASE64 file?

.BASE64 file extension has been classified as Encoded and encrypted Files.

.BASE64 is Base64 file format

The base64 file extension is related to Base64 encoded scheme that represents binary data in an ASCII string format by translating it into a radix-64 representation. 

MIME types:
application/base64


How to open:

Probably can be accessed only using specialized programs or utilities.

How to convert:

There is probably no real way how you can convert this particular file type to anything else.

How to Open .BASE64 file on different platforms

Open .BASE64 File on Windows

  • Right-click a .BASE64
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .BASE64 file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .BASE64 files" Press "Ok"

Open .BASE64 File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .BASE64 file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .BASE64 File on Linux

Right click on the .BASE64 file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .BASE64 File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .BASE64 file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .BASE64 File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .BASE64 files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .BASE64 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .BASE64 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .BASE64 file format
  2. You need to check the .BASE64 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)