What is Sjis format?

What is Sjis format?

Shift JIS (Shift Japanese Industrial Standards, also SJIS, MIME name Shift_JIS, known as PCK in Solaris contexts) is a character encoding for the Japanese language, originally developed by a Japanese company called ASCII Corporation in conjunction with Microsoft and standardized as JIS X 0208 Appendix 1.

What encoding does Japanese characters use?

Character encodings. There are several standard methods to encode Japanese characters for use on a computer, including JIS, Shift-JIS, EUC, and Unicode. While mapping the set of kana is a simple matter, kanji has proven more difficult.

What is MS932 encoding?

Microsoft Windows code page 932 (abbreviated MS932, Windows-932 or ambiguously CP932), also called Windows-31J amongst other names (see ยง Terminology below), is the Microsoft Windows code page for the Japanese language, which is an extended variant of the Shift JIS Japanese character encoding.

What is UTF-8 UTF-16?

Utf-8 and utf-16 both handle the same Unicode characters. They are both variable length encodings that require up to 32 bits per character. The difference is that Utf-8 encodes the common characters including English and numbers using 8-bits. Utf-16 uses at least 16-bits for every character.

Does UTF-8 support Japanese?

The Unicode Standard supports all of the CJK characters from JIS X 0208, JIS X 0212, JIS X 0221, or JIS X 0213, for example, and many more. This is true no matter which encoding form of Unicode is used: UTF-8, UTF-16, or UTF-32.

What is ANSI code page?

Windows code pages, commonly called “ANSI code pages”, are code pages for which non-ASCII values (values greater than 127) represent international characters. These code pages are used natively in Windows Me, and are also available on Windows NT and later.