Why use Base64 Encoding?

What is Base64 encoding? Given a stream of binary bits, it will encode 6-bits to a character from a set of 2 pow 6 (64 chracters). Example “abcd”, the ASCII representation is 65666768. [1000001][1000010][1000011][1000100] Base64 would pics six continuous bits 100000|| 110000|| 101000|| 011100||0100xx here xx would be 00 (padding) gwocQ Why use base64 encoding? … More Why use Base64 Encoding?