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Encode a base64 string.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Text 3.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "Text.EncodeToBase64"; text { ; encoding } )   More

(old name: String.EncodeToBase64)


Parameter Description Example Flags
text The text to process. "Hello World"
encoding The text encoding for text parameter.
Default is native.
Possible encoding names: ANSI, ISO-8859-1, Latin1, Mac, Native, UTF-8, DOS, Hex, Base64 or Windows. More listed in the FAQ.
"UTF-8" Optional


Returns encoded text.


Encode a base64 string.
Please check what text encoding you want to use. Especially what the software processing the base64 string expects.


Encode Base64 as UTF-8:

MBS( "Text.EncodeToBase64"; "Hello World"; "utf8" )

Example result: "SGVsbG8gV29ybGQ="

See also

Example Databases

Blog Entries

This function is free to use.

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 11st December 2016

Text.EncodeHexToBase64 - Text.EncodeToBase64URL