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Is the a tool (mac or online) that can help me to find out the character set of a text file, and then convert it to utf-8 ?

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If you are using Windows try downloading Notepad++. It should recognize the encoding and offers several conversions including UTF-8.

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Nice tool, thank you!! (my score is 11 so I can't boost your). –  ragnarius Mar 24 '10 at 20:31
if you need to convert your file: rishida.net/tools/conversion –  Adrien Be Jun 23 '14 at 14:44

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