Unicode2Ansi Alternatives

    Unicode2Ansi is described as '- simple utility for multiple files converting from Unicode encoding to Ansi encoding'. There are six alternatives to Unicode2Ansi for Windows, Java and Mac. The best alternative is CpConverter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Unicode2Ansi are Kreative Recode (Free), ConvertZ (Free), UTFCast (Free Personal) and Uni2Me (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 26, 2021

    1. Code Page Converter - Convert HTML/Text files to different encoding formats e.g. ANSI to UTF-8 or Unicode. Convert multiple files with 1 click. Works with all encodings.
    2. Kreative Recode is a utility for converting text files between different text encodings and performing various transformations on text files or any arbitrary piece of text.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      ConvertZ is a program to convert Chinese/Japanese codes.This program allows you to convert between big5, gbk, hz, shift-jis, jis, euc-jp, unicode big-endian, unicode little-endian and utf-8 encodings.


      The official website is no longer available, but you can still download last version, v8.02, released on Jun 29, 2006, from Wayback Machine.

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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      UTFCast is a tool that lets you batch convert all text files to Unicode with just a click of your mouse. You can use it to convert a directory full of text files to an output directory, while maintaining the directory structure of the original files.
    3. Uni2Me is an Universal code converter. Features: - batch file conversion (selected files or all files in whole directory) - capable of converting plain text file among Ansi/unicode/utf-8 encodings. *refer to table below for a list of supported encodings.


      The official website is no longer available, but you can still download last version from Wayback Machine.

    4. This command line utility is a codepage converter to be used to change the character encoding of text. It fully supports charsets such as ANSI code pages, UTF-8, UTF-16 LE/BE, UTF-32 LE/BE, and EBCDIC. It runs on Windows XP onwards (tested on XP, Windows 7, Windows 8.
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