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Maintainer: Joachim Metz
OS: Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, Windows
Genre: Analysis
License: LGPL

The libuna package contains Linux based library and applications to read and write the Text File (TXT) format in different characters encodings.

Libuna currently supports:

  • Basic ASCII
  • Extended ASCII with Windows codepages 1250, 1251, 1252, 1253, 1254, 1255, 1256, 1257, 1258
  • UTF-8, UTF-16, UTF-32

It was ported to other platforms like FreeBSD NetBSD OpenBSD Mac OS X and Windows as well.


Libuna was created by Joachim Metz in 2008, while working for Hoffmann Investigations.

Libuna is intended as a character encoding support library and is used in:


The libuna package contains the following tools:

  • unaexport, which exports the plain text files in different encodings. It also allows end of line conversion and control over the byte order mark (BOM).

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