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CJK enablers for pre-Unicode applications

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UCWIN Gold 1.0

Write Chinese and read Chinese, Japanese and Korean in pre-Unicode applications.  It uses bitmap fonts.

Supported character sets and encoding forms:

Language R/W 8-bit View 7-bit
Traditional Chinese Big5, CNS (= EUC-TW), TCA, ETen, IBM 5550 ISO-2022
Simplified Chinese GB, GBK HZ, ISO-2022
Japanese Shift-JIS, EUC-JP ISO-2022
Korean KSC (= EUC-KR) -
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TwinBridge Chinese Partner 4.0

Read and write Chinese in pre-Unicode applications.  Demo of an earlier version of  TwinBridge Chinese Partner.  It uses bitmap fonts.

Supported character sets and encoding forms:

Language R/W 8-bit View 7-bit
Traditional Chinese BIG5, BIG5CJK, TBCJK -
Simplified Chinese GB (= EUC-CN), GBCJK, TBCJK HZ

Download cp40demo.exe from:

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TwinBridge Japanese Partner 4.0

Read and write Japanese in pre-Unicode applications.  Demo of an earlier version of  TwinBridge Japanese Partner.  It uses bitmap fonts.

Supported character sets and encoding forms:  8-bit encoded EUC-JP, Shift-JIS, TBCJK, JISCJK and SJISCJK.

Download jp40demo.exe from:

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MView Pro 5.0

Read and write Chinese, Japanese and Korean.  It can use Unicode TrueType fonts in both Unicode-compliant applications and pre-Unicode applications.

Supported character sets and encoding forms:

Language R/W 8-bit View 7-bit
Multilingual UTF-8 (read-only) MIME, UTF-7
Traditional Chinese Big5 MIME
Simplified Chinese GB, GBK MIME, HZ, ISO-2022, ISO-2022-GB
Japanese Shift-JIS, EUC-JP MIME, ISO-2022, ISO-2022-JP
Korean KSC (= EUC-KR) MIME, ISO-2022, ISO-2022-KR

Only the GB portion of GBK is supplied with input methods.

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NJStar Communicator 2.23

Read and write Chinese, Japanese and Korean.  NJStar Communicator has the most input methods of all CJK enablers.  You can input compounds and phrases, not just individual characters.  It uses bitmap fonts in pre-Unicode applications and TrueType fonts in Unicode-compliant applications.

Supported character sets and encoding forms:

Language R/W 8-bit View 7-bit
Multilingual UTF-8 MIME, UTF-7
Traditional Chinese Big5 MIME
Simplified Chinese GB, GBK MIME, HZ, ISO-2022, ISO-2022-GB
Japanese Shift-JIS, EUC-JP MIME, ISO-2022, ISO-2022-JP
Korean KSC (= EUC-KR) MIME, ISO-2022, ISO-2022-KR

Only the GB portion of GBK is supplied with input methods.  You can use the Chinese, Japanese and Korean input methods to input UTF-8.

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KanjiWEB 3.0

Read and write Chinese and Japanese in pre-Unicode applications.  It uses scalable outline fonts.

Supported character sets and encoding forms:

Language R/W 8-bit View 7-bit
Traditional Chinese Big5 -
Simplified Chinese GB (= EUC-CN) HZ
Japanese Shift-JIS, EUC-JP ISO-2022
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UnionWay AsianSuite X2

Read and write Chinese, Japanese and Korean.  It uses bitmap fonts in pre-Unicode applications and TrueType fonts in Unicode-compliant applications.  UnionWay is a modular CJK enabler: you can choose what languages and how many fonts you want to install.

Supported character sets and encoding forms:

Language R/W 8-bit View 7-bit
Traditional Chinese Big5 -
Simplified Chinese GB (= EUC-CN) HZ
Japanese Shift-JIS, EUC-JP ISO-2022, ISO-2022-JP
Korean KSC (= EUC-KR) ISO-2022-KR
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