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Convert Base64 To Zip File In Python

Convert Base64 To Zip File In Python

Looking for a tutorial on how to convert base64 to zip file in python then you are at the right place, Today in this article I will show you how to convert base64 to zip file using python programming.

To convert base64 to zip file we will use the python library Base64 it allows us to encode and decode base64 code, It comes preinstalled with python so you don’t have to install it.

Python Code To Convert Base64 To Zip File

# Import base64 module
import base64

bs64 = 'base64 string'

# Decoding base64 string
zip_file_data = base64.b64decode(bs64)

f = open('output.zip','wb')

Above is the python code to convert base64 to zip file. You can run this code and see the result. To run this program you need to have python installed, if you don’t have, then read this: Install and setup python.

Follow this steps to run this program:

  • First, create a new folder for this program.
  • Open it in a code editor of your choice.
  • Create a python file with .py extension.
  • Copy the above code and paste it in your file.
  • Open a terminal or CMD at folder location
  • And type this command python filename.py (Name of your py file).

After running the program you will see a zip file created in your folder and if you open it you will get your files. Want to know how to convert zip file to base64 then read this article: Convert zip file to base64 in python.


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