CPX is a small command line tool for converting text files from one character encoding to another. Especially useful to convert codepage 850/1252 to UTF-8.
Status Sept 16, 2005: Version 1.0 released – 2012: No longer supported.
The executable file „cpx.exe“ is all that is needed; there is no installer, configuration file or registry entry. Click the link above and save the downloaded file somewhere in the path of your local system (e.g. „C:\WINDOWS“ or „C:\WINNT“). Type „cpx“ at the command line prompt and you should see something like the following (provided „cpx.exe“ is located somewhere on your path):
USAGE INFO cpx [options] [in-file-info] [out-file-info] type cpx /? to display help message
System Requirements CPX has been successfully tested on Windows® XP systems. It should also work on Windows® 2000 machines.
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