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Using JDownloader to download some files makes the filename looks like ".æ­·å²è¬åï¼çç æ¸¯ä¸é" on my file system. The original filename is in Chinese. Is this a encoding issue? (original encoding not UTF-8). If that's the case, can this be recovered? I am guessing to find a encoding converter, and convert it to UTF-8.

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You' re looking for convmv, tye man convmv for more information.

converts filenames from one encoding to another

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Before recovery filename with convmv, I found this encoding detection tool - Universal online Cyrillic decoder, which helps me to figure out the "current encoding".

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