txtconv - Man Page

A tool to apply TECkit mappings to convert the encoding of a plain text file


txtconv -i inFile -o outFile [-t tecFile] [-r] [-if inForm] [-of outForm] [-nobom] [-nf[cd]] [-u n]


Required arguments:

-i <file>

input file

-o <file>

output file

Optional arguments:

-t <file>

compiled TECkit mapping (.tec) file


reverse (RHS->LHS, or Unicode->Byte) mapping

-if <form>

input encoding form

-of <form>

output encoding form


don't write a BOM to Unicode output


apply NFC or NFD normalization to Unicode output

-u <n>

handling of unmappable input:

· 0 = use replacement character

· 1 = use replacement but generate warning

· 2 = stop conversion

Encoding forms:

bytes utf8 utf16be utf16le utf16 utf32be utf32le utf32

Further Information

For further information see the document TECkit_Tools.pdf. On a Debian system, this can be found in /usr/share/doc/teckit.


2015-11-13 TECkit