Locale Emulator Alternatives

    Locale Emulator is described as 'tool similar to MS AppLocale and NTLEA, providing a simulation function that can make an application recognize your OS as in a language other than the real one. It is quite useful when you are trying to play country-specific games'. There are four alternatives to Locale Emulator for Windows. The best alternative is Applocale, which is free. Other great apps like Locale Emulator are NTLEA (Free, Open Source), LocaleSwitch (Free) and SBAppLocale (Free).

    This page was last updated Feb 13, 2019

    1. The Microsoft AppLocale (or Application Locale) utility is a temporary solution to the limitations caused by non-Unicode applications running on the Unicode (UTF-16) based Windows XP.

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    2. With NTLEA (full name: NT Locale Emulator Advance) you can convert non-Unicode application code-pages to corresponding ones.
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    3. With LocaleSwitch you can convert non-Unicode application code-pages to corresponding ones. It supports Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese and Japanese.
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    4. Basically it's a command line version of Microsoft's AppLocale.
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