Decode text or a file from URL-encoded text, using just your browser. View the decoded value or download it as a file. (You can use our client-side URL encoder to try it out!)
What is URL Decoding?
URL Encoding is a way of ensuring text can be safely used in a URL or URI.
The process of ‘URL decoding’ involves undoing a previous ‘URL encoding’, replacing the ‘%’-based ‘escape sequence’ of characters with their normal representation.
Wikipedia has a good expalanation of how some characters should be represented in URLs and URIs.
Load the URL data to decode from a file, then press the ‘Decode’ button:
Alternatively, type or paste in the text you want to URL–decode, then press the ‘Decode’ button.