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Swiss File Knife

a command line
multi function tool.

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encode text or data as base64, hex or prefixed hex

with sfk encode for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and Raspberry Pi.
- download the free Swiss File Knife Base from Sourceforge.
- open the Windows CMD command line, Mac OS X Terminal or Linux shell.
- OS X : type mv sfk-mac-i686.exe sfk and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk
- Linux: type mv sfk-linux.exe sfk    and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk
  OS X and Linux syntax may differ, check the help within the tool.
sfk encode|decode [infile] -format [options]

en- or decode text or data.

formats
   -base64    encode all chars as a-z A-Z 0-9 +/
              with = used as padding character
   -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

options
   -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 also
   sfk hexdump   produce hex data in many formats
   sfk hextobin  convert many hex formats to binary
   sfk md5       create checksum of file(s)

web reference
   http://stahlworks.com/sfk-encode

examples
   sfk 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
      produces: foo%20bar
   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".

 


 
sfk is a free open-source tool, running instantly without installation efforts. no DLL's,
no registry changes - just get sfk.exe from the zip package and use it (binaries for
windows, linux and mac are included).

read more about all sfk functions here.

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