CJK Language Packs
Language packs contain fonts and codepages to display CJK text.
They cannot be installed for Windows 3.1 or 3.11. You need
Windows 95 or later versions.
Internet Explorer Language
If the "Install On Demand" option is checked at
Tools : Internet Options : Advanced
then you can simply select Chinese, Japanese or Korean at
View : Encoding and the fonts and codepages
will be downloaded and installed automatically.
If it does not work, go to
Windows Update, click on Product Updates and
scroll down for whichever of the following language packs you need:
You will have the following fonts and codepages installed in
C:\WINDOWS\FONTS and C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM,
- Chinese (Traditional) Language Support
- Chinese (Simplified) Language Support
- Japanese Language Support
- Korean Language Support
Office 97 Language Packs
The files that will install CJK fonts and codepages can be found in the
VALUPACK\FAREAST directory of your Office 97
CD ROM. View the fonts.
CJK fonts in Office 2000/XP
They look the same as Office 97 fonts
but are much larger. View the fonts.
You should install the Language Packs
before adding new fonts.
- Arial Unicode MS: "The font Arial Unicode
MS is a full Unicode font, containing all of the approximately 40,000
alphabetical characters, ideographic characters, and symbols defined
in the Unicode 2.1 standard. Because of its considerable size
and the typographic compromises required to make such a font,
Arial Unicode MS should be used only when you can't use multiple fonts
tuned for different writing systems." (Quoted from Microsoft's
Arial Unicode MS Font for Publisher 2000 page.)
Bitstream Cyberbit and
Bitstream CyberCJK archived at
Netscape's ftp site
- Search for
(c)bits98.txt to find Netscape mirrors with the
latest version of Cyberbit.
UWJMG3 for MS Mincho and UWKMJF for BatangChe. UWCXMF and
UWPSTJ are alternatives to Internet
Explorer's MingLiU and MS Song.
- TwinBridge Chinese eBook Fonts
HKSCS-2001: reference font and input software
for the Hong Kong Supplementary Character Set. Users of
Western Windows should download the
ISO 10646 version.
- Earlier Hong Kong specific fonts can be installed with
hkmingli.exe, downloadable from
Dasajitt: 3 Japanese fonts resembling
- Sword Kanji: Jim's Kanji converted to Unicode by Didier Mas
H2PopM, a Korean font, by clicking on the right-side
yellow diskette icon
- Luc Devroye's links to