BASE64 file format description
Many people share .base64 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .base64 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .base64 files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.b64 - Base64 Encoded Data
The B64 data files are related to Base64 Encoder/Decoder. The B64 file is a Base64 Encoded Data. BASE64 is a binary to text encoding scheme.
- Base64 Encoder/Decoder
- Data files
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- Base64 Encoded Data related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .base64 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .base64 files. Be especially cautious with .base64 files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .base64 file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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