On this page you will find an introduction to the program TextEncoder. We will show you the steps from the installation and the configuration options up to your first use of the program.


This help topic tells you everything about installing the TextEncoder and what operating systems the TextEncoder is currently available for.

First Steps

In the first steps you will learn all about the basic functions of the TextEncoder and how to convert your first text files.

Convert Files via the Command Line or by Script

The TextEncoder can also be used to convert files via the command line or by script. All formats that you can use via the graphical user interface of the program for reading and saving, can also be used in the batch mode. An introduction to this topic with many examples and an overview of all available parameters can be found in the tutorial about the script control of the Text Encoder.

Save Settings

How to save and load the settings of the TextEncoder, where the settings are saved, and how to set automatic startup settings, you can learn in the introduction to saving and loading settings.

Language Settings

The TextEncoder has been translated into 8 languages so far. In the introduction to the language settings of the TextEncoder, you will learn how to configure the used language of the TextEncoder and which languages are currently supported.

Description of Functions

Are you looking for an explanation of a specific function, a specific option, or a specific button in the TextEncoder? In the function overview of the TextEncoder, we have assembled a list of all functions and operating elements sorted by the appearance in the software and explain everything individually.

Frequently asked Questions

In addition to these help topics, we have set up a page with the most frequently asked questions about the TextEncoder. On this page we collect for you the questions that are often asked us to the TextEncoder.