encode text or data as base64, hex or prefixed hex with sfk encode for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
sfk encode|decode [infile] format [options]
en- or decode text or data.
-base64 encode all chars as a-z A-Z 0-9 +/
with = used as padding character.
add -nowrap to keep the output
as one long line.
-hex encode all chars as hexadecimal
-_hex encode non-alphanumeric characters
as prefix _ and hex value
-\x25hex encode non-alnum chars as % and hex
-url same as -\x25hex
-all encode all chars, not just non-alnum
-noeol if text lines are received from a previous
command then strip line end characters.
default on encode with single input line
and on hex decode without prefix.
does nothing when loading from a file.
-tofile x write output to file x.
-dump show output data as hexdump.
see alsosfk hexdump produce hex data in many formats
sfk hextobin convert many hex formats to binary
sfk uuencode encode many files as plain text
sfk md5 create checksum of file(s)
web referencehttp://stahlworks.com/sfk-encodeexamplessfk encode in.jpg -base64 -tofile out.txt
encodes in.jpg as base64, writing to out.txt
sfk decode in.txt -base64 -tofile out.dat
decodes in.txt from base64, writing to out.dat
sfk echo -spat "foo bar" +encode -url
sfk echo "foo_20bar" +decode -_hex
produces: foo bar
sfk fromclip +decode -url
make an url copied from a web page readable
by changing "foo%20bar" to "foo bar".