C# Convert String to Base64 and Base64 to String

Here are two functions that I keep using when converting String to Base64 and vice versa!

Convert String to Base64:

static public string StringToBase64(string toEncode)
  byte[] toEncodeAsBytes = ASCIIEncoding.ASCII.GetBytes(toEncode);
  string returnValue = Convert.ToBase64String(toEncodeAsBytes);
  return returnValue;

and convert Base64 to String:

static public string Base64ToString(string encodedData)
  byte[] encodedDataAsBytes = Convert.FromBase64String(encodedData);
  string returnValue = ASCIIEncoding.ASCII.GetString(encodedDataAsBytes);
  return returnValue;

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