Text Converter

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Text Converter is OS/2 PM program to convert text files between various platforms and code pages. Supported are code pages used on DOS, OS/2, Internet/Unix, Macintosh, and Windows. You can also add custom code pages if necessary.

Files to be converted may reside in a disk file or in the clipboard, and must be plain (unformatted) text. Word processor, spreadsheet, ... file formats are NOT supported.

Language support for English, Croatian, Dutch, French, German, Polish, Russian, Slovenian and Swedish. To add your Language support for Text Converter, download Translation tool, and read included Translat.txt for instructions.

  • more than 50 supported code pages
  • add new, change or delete code pages
  • use file or clipboard as source and target
  • conversion between dos - mac - unix file format
  • transliteration
  • use "dummy" character for non-translatable characters
  • convert multiple files
  • write Rexx script and EPM macro for conversion between selected code pages



Text Converter is free software but it is not public domain. The author retains all copyright to the application and all files within it. You may use Text Converter yourself and you may distribute it to others so long as all files are left unchanged. You may not distribute Text Converter in any way which leads to your making a profit from it. This means that you can only charge enough to cover the costs of media, postage etc. involved in distribution. Also you may not use it as an incentive to buy something else. If you are in any doubt you should contact the author. The author's permission must be obtained before Text Converter is included on a magazine disc and P.D. libraries. You should, as a matter of courtesy, inform the author when you are planning to distribute the application and send one copy of magazine disc to the author.