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Convert 8-bit UTF-8 data to UCS-2 wide characters,

on the Windows command line with the free Open Source tool Swiss File Knife.
- download the free Swiss File Knife Base from Sourceforge.
- open the Windows CMD command line, Mac OS X Terminal or Linux shell.
- OS X : type mv sfk-mac-i686.exe sfk and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk
- Linux: type mv sfk-linux.exe sfk    and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk
  OS X and Linux syntax may differ, check the help within the tool.
sfk utow [-tofile out.txt]

convert 8-bit UTF-8 encoded text to UCS-2
16-bit character binary data.

  -codes   print character codes
  -be      big endian output
  -i       read from stdin

command chaining support
  uses text from a previous command.

  sfk utftoucs    same as utow

see also
  sfk utow   UTF-8 to wide chars
  sfk wtou   wide chars to UTF-8
  sfk atow   Ansi to wide chars

  sfk load in.txt +utow -tofile out.txt
    load 8-bit UTF-8 text from in.txt
    and write wide char data to out.txt
  sfk utow in.txt +hexdump
    show a hexdump of ucs output.
  sfk load inutf.txt +utow +wtoa >out.txt
    convert UTF-8 text to Ansi.

sfk is a free open-source tool, running instantly without installation efforts. no DLL's,
no registry changes - just get sfk.exe from the zip package and use it (binaries for
windows, linux and mac are included).

read more about all sfk functions here.

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