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.UTF8 File Extension

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File TypeUnicode UTF8-Encoded Text Document

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CategoryText Files


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Text document that uses Unicode UTF-8 (8-bit Unicode Transformation Format) encoding; can be used for English and many other languages, including support for Asian characters; backwards compatible with ASCII.

Programs that open UTF8 files
Microsoft Notepad
Microsoft Wordpad
Microsoft Word 2016
Other text editor
Apple TextEdit
MacroMates TextMate
Bare Bones TextWrangler
Other text editor
GNU Emacs
Other text editor
Updated 8/18/2010

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