LocaleSwitch Alternatives

    LocaleSwitch is described as 'With LocaleSwitch you can convert non-Unicode application code-pages to corresponding ones. It supports Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese and Japanese'. There are four alternatives to LocaleSwitch for Windows. The best alternative is Locale Emulator, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LocaleSwitch are Applocale (Free), NTLEA (Free, Open Source) and SBAppLocale (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 20, 2021

    1. Locale Emulator is a 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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      With NTLEA (full name: NT Locale Emulator Advance) you can convert non-Unicode application code-pages to corresponding ones.
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    2. Basically it's a command line version of Microsoft's AppLocale.
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