UTFCast Alternatives

    UTFCast is described as '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'. There are seven alternatives to UTFCast for Windows, Windows S, Java and Mac. The best alternative is Kreative Recode, which is free. Other great apps like UTFCast are CpConverter (Free, Open Source), ConvertZ (Free), Unicode2Ansi (Free) and Uni2Me (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 20, 2019

    1. 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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    2. 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.

      • 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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    3. Unicode2Ansi - simple utility for multiple files converting from Unicode encoding to Ansi encoding.
    4. 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.

    5. 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.
    6. CodePorting.Native Cs2Cpp is a complete porter application that can convert an existing C# project to C++ automatically. The internal classes and routines are reproduced in the same way as they are implemented in the original C# code.
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