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WebP to Base64

Convert WebP to Base64 online and use it as a generator, which provides ready-made examples for data URI, img src, CSS background-url, and others. The WebP to Base64 converter is identical to Image to Base64, with the only difference that it forces the mime type to be “image/webp” (even if the uploaded file has a different content type or it cannot be detected). Please note that the WebP to Base64 encoder accepts any images types with a size of up to 50 MB. If you are looking for the reverse process, check Base64 to WebP.


How to convert WebP to Base64 online

  1. Choose the source of image from the “Datatype” field.
  2. Paste the URL or select a WebP image from your computer.
  3. If necessary, select the desired output format.
  4. Press the “Encode WebP to Base64” button.
  5. Download or copy the result from the “Base64” field.

About WebP

  • Name: Weppy
  • Developer: Google
  • MIME types: image/webp
  • File Extensions: .webp
  • Uniform Type Identifier: com.google.webp
  • Type of Format: Lossless/lossy compression

Output formats

If you do not know what output format you need, check the following examples to see how will look the result of the same Base64-encoded WebP image formatted in each of the available formats (as an example image I use a one-pixel red dot WebP file):

Plain text:
UklGRkAAAABXRUJQVlA4IDQAAADwAQCdASoBAAEAAQAcJaACdLoB+AAETAAA/vW4f/6aR40jxpHxcP/ugT90CfugT/3NoAAA
Data URI:
data:image/webp;base64,UklGRkAAAABXRUJQVlA4IDQAAADwAQCdASoBAAEAAQAcJaACdLoB+AAETAAA/vW4f/6aR40jxpHxcP/ugT90CfugT/3NoAAA
CSS Background Image:
.base64 {
  background-image: url("data:image/webp;base64,UklGRkAAAABXRUJQVlA4IDQAAADwAQCdASoBAAEAAQAcJaACdLoB+AAETAAA/vW4f/6aR40jxpHxcP/ugT90CfugT/3NoAAA")
}
HTML Favicon:
<link rel="shortcut icon" href="data:image/webp;base64,UklGRkAAAABXRUJQVlA4IDQAAADwAQCdASoBAAEAAQAcJaACdLoB+AAETAAA/vW4f/6aR40jxpHxcP/ugT90CfugT/3NoAAA" />
HTML Hyperlink:
<a href="data:image/webp;base64,UklGRkAAAABXRUJQVlA4IDQAAADwAQCdASoBAAEAAQAcJaACdLoB+AAETAAA/vW4f/6aR40jxpHxcP/ugT90CfugT/3NoAAA"></a>
HTML Image:
<img alt="" src="data:image/webp;base64,UklGRkAAAABXRUJQVlA4IDQAAADwAQCdASoBAAEAAQAcJaACdLoB+AAETAAA/vW4f/6aR40jxpHxcP/ugT90CfugT/3NoAAA" />
HTML Iframe:
<iframe src="data:image/webp;base64,UklGRkAAAABXRUJQVlA4IDQAAADwAQCdASoBAAEAAQAcJaACdLoB+AAETAAA/vW4f/6aR40jxpHxcP/ugT90CfugT/3NoAAA">
  The “iframe” tag is not supported by your browser.
</iframe>
JavaScript Image:
var img = new Image();
img.src = "data:image/webp;base64,UklGRkAAAABXRUJQVlA4IDQAAADwAQCdASoBAAEAAQAcJaACdLoB+AAETAAA/vW4f/6aR40jxpHxcP/ugT90CfugT/3NoAAA";
document.body.appendChild(img);
JavaScript Popup:
window.onclick = function () {
  this.open("data:image/webp;base64,UklGRkAAAABXRUJQVlA4IDQAAADwAQCdASoBAAEAAQAcJaACdLoB+AAETAAA/vW4f/6aR40jxpHxcP/ugT90CfugT/3NoAAA");
};
JSON:
{
  "image": {
    "mime": "image/webp",
    "data": "UklGRkAAAABXRUJQVlA4IDQAAADwAQCdASoBAAEAAQAcJaACdLoB+AAETAAA/vW4f/6aR40jxpHxcP/ugT90CfugT/3NoAAA"
  }
}
XML:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<root>
  <image mime="image/webp">UklGRkAAAABXRUJQVlA4IDQAAADwAQCdASoBAAEAAQAcJaACdLoB+AAETAAA/vW4f/6aR40jxpHxcP/ugT90CfugT/3NoAAA</image>
</root>

If I missed an important output format for Base64-encoded WebP images, please let me know — I would love to implement it.

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  • billy,
    hi, i would like u add a mini game to google and you have to click on the google sign
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