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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About Author

My name is Mukesh Jakhar and I am a Web Application Developer and Software Developer, currently living in Jaipur, India. I have a Master of Computer Application in Computer Science from JNU Jaipur University. I loves to write on technology and programming topics. Apart from this, I love to travel and enjoy the beauty of nature.

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