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base64.b64decode() in Python

  • Last Updated : 26 Mar, 2020

With the help of base64.b64decode() method, we can decode the binary string into normal form.

Syntax : base64.b64decode(b_string)

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Return : Return the decoded string.



Example #1 :
In this example we can see that by using base64.b64decode() method, we are able to get the decoded string which can be in binary form by using this method.




# import base64
from base64 import b64decode
from base64 import b64encode
  
s = b'GeeksForGeeks'
s = b64encode(s)
# Using base64.b64decode() method
gfg = b64decode(s)
  
print(gfg)

Output :

b’GeeksForGeeks’

Example #2 :




# import base64
from base64 import b64decode
from base64 import b64encode
  
s = b'Hello World'
s = b64encode(s)
# Using base64.b64decode() method
gfg = b64decode(s)
  
print(gfg)

Output :

b’Hello World’

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