Files with utf8 extension can be usually encountered as various text files saved with the Unicode UTF-8 encoding.

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Software that open utf8 file

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UTF8 file extension - Unicode UTF-8 encoded text

What is utf8 file? How to open utf8 files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

File extension utf8 is commonly used for text documents that uses Unicode UTF-8 (8-bit Unicode Transformation Format) encoding. It can be used for English and many other languages, including support for Asian characters. Backwards it is compatible with ASCII.

The default software associated to open utf8 file:

NotePad++ text editor icon

Notepad++ Team logoNotePad++ text editor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Notepad++ Team

A very popular free text and source code editor. It supports syntax highlighting and syntax folding for C, C++, HTML, ASP, Java, Pascal, PHP, Cobol, CSS etc. Notepad++ also supports plugins to add new features. It is localized to many languages.

Help how to open:

Use any text editor to view content of *.utf8 files.

How to convert:

Most likely can be converted like any other text file.

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List of software applications associated to the .utf8 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open utf8 file, edit utf8 file, convert utf8 file, view utf8 file, play utf8 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting utf8 files.

Software that open utf8 file - Unicode UTF-8 encoded text

Programs supporting the exension utf8 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open utf8 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with utf8 file by default:
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Other suggested software:
PSPad small icon PSPad
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text

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