Convert Base64 string to an image file

In this tutorial i will show you how to convert Base64 string to an image file file and save into a folder.

Where we need base64 sting to image conversion

When you are handling API for apps ( android, iPhone etc ), you can see that they provides the image in Base64 encoded format mostly, so we need to save base64 encoded image to server as a image file. This tutorial will show you how to save Base64 encoded image to server as a image file using PHP.

function base64_to_jpeg( $base64_string, $output_file ) {
	$ifp = fopen( 'images/'.$output_file, "wb" );
	fwrite( $ifp, base64_decode( $base64_string) );
	fclose( $ifp );
	return( $output_file );
}
$dynamicStr    = md5(date("Y-m-d h:i"));
base64_to_jpeg($stringFile, $dynamicStr.".png");

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Mukesh Jakhar - PHP Web Developer
Mukesh Jakhar

This is Mukesh Jakhar. I’m a professional web developer with 3+ years experience. I am always ready for freelance work and i am writing blogs in my free time. I love to learn new technologies and share with others.

I founded PHPKIDA in September 2015. The focus of this website to provide web development tutorials of PHP, WordPress, CodeIgniter, Jquery, MySQL, HMTL, CSS etc and sharing solution to problems which i already solved.

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