Copy image as Base64

Copy image as Base64

Allows you to copy an image to clipboard in a Base64 format data URI

What is Copy image as Base64?
Copy image as Base64 is a Firefox add-on that allows you to easily copy images to the clipboard in a Base64 format data URI. Supported image formats include PNG, JPEG, GIF, and SVG.
Stats
Users: 141 ▲ 1
Rating: 4.33 (3)
Version: 1.0 (Last updated: 2019-04-10)
Creation date: 2019-04-10
Weekly download count: 12
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • <all_urls>
  • contextMenus
  • clipboardWrite
Size: 54.87K
URLs: Website
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Summary

This extension adds an option to the context menu when right-clicking on images to copy them to the clipboard in a Base64 format data URI. All images will work, but the primary supported formats are:

  • PNG
  • JPEG
  • GIF
  • SVG (svg+xml)
This'll work with pretty much everything, apart from when sites have strict CORS & security rules. Funnily enough, this site in particular is an example where their security restrictions block you from extracting image data, so you can't use the extension on images here. I think it's a silly restriction but they probably did it for some specific security reasons, and you can't really fault them for putting security first in the addon store. Rest assured this seems to just be a rather unfortunate coincidence, it's quite rare to find sites that have such restrictions.
User reviews
Output of this unfortunately causes "invalid end sequence" error when used with postgres. Would rate 5 stars if it included the correct end padding
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Safety
Risk impact

Copy image as Base64 may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Copy image as Base64 has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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