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Base64 to ICO

Convert Base64 to ICO online using a free decoding tool that allows you to decode Base64 as ICO image and preview it directly in the browser. By and large, the “Base64 to ICO” converter is similar to Base64 to Image, except that it this one forces the MIME type to be “image/x-icon”. If you are looking for the reverse process, check ICO to Base64.

How to convert Base64 to ICO online

  1. Paste your string in the “Base64” field.
  2. Press the “Decode Base64 to ICO” button.
  3. Click on the filename link to download the ICO image.

Important notes about the decoder

The “Base64 to ICO” converter will force the decoding result to be displayed as a ICO image, even if it is a different file type. Therefore, if you are not sure that your Base64 string is ICO image, use the Base64 to file converter since it is capable of displaying various file types. In any case, feel free to give it a try, since this converter will inform you if something is wrong.

About ICO

  • Name: Windows icon
  • Developer: Microsoft
  • MIME types: image/x-icon, image/vnd.microsoft.icon
  • File Extensions: .ico
  • Uniform Type Identifier: com.microsoft.ico
  • Type of Format: Raster graphics
Comments (3)

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  • Lee,
    Loving the page as I do a lot of Base64 to ICO conversions. Would it be possible to add the images Bit rate too in the info section?
    • Administrator,
      Hello Lee,
      Thank you for your idea. Now the decoder displays the number of channels and bit depth. Please let me know if if it’s better now.
      • Lee,
        Thanks, I tried it with a new ICON and I can see the extra info.

        All I see is:

        File Info

        • Resolution: 16×16
        • MIME type: image/x-icon
        • Extension: ico
        • Size: 318 B
        • Download: image.ico

        [UPDATED: ]
        Sorry, Meant to say *Can't* see the extra info
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