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chardet

Python character encoding detector

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5.0.0 (see all)License:LGPL
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Chardet: The Universal Character Encoding Detector

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Detects

  • ASCII, UTF-8, UTF-16 (2 variants), UTF-32 (4 variants)
  • Big5, GB2312, EUC-TW, HZ-GB-2312, ISO-2022-CN (Traditional and Simplified Chinese)
  • EUC-JP, SHIFT_JIS, CP932, ISO-2022-JP (Japanese)
  • EUC-KR, ISO-2022-KR, Johab (Korean)
  • KOI8-R, MacCyrillic, IBM855, IBM866, ISO-8859-5, windows-1251 (Cyrillic)
  • ISO-8859-5, windows-1251 (Bulgarian)
  • ISO-8859-1, windows-1252 (Western European languages)
  • ISO-8859-7, windows-1253 (Greek)
  • ISO-8859-8, windows-1255 (Visual and Logical Hebrew)
  • TIS-620 (Thai)

.. note:: Our ISO-8859-2 and windows-1250 (Hungarian) probers have been temporarily disabled until we can retrain the models.

Requires Python 3.6+.

Installation

Install from PyPI <https://pypi.org/project/chardet/>_::

pip install chardet

Documentation

For users, docs are now available at https://chardet.readthedocs.io/.

Command-line Tool

chardet comes with a command-line script which reports on the encodings of one or more files::

% chardetect somefile someotherfile
somefile: windows-1252 with confidence 0.5
someotherfile: ascii with confidence 1.0

About

This is a continuation of Mark Pilgrim's excellent original chardet port from C, and Ian Cordasco <https://github.com/sigmavirus24>'s charade <https://github.com/sigmavirus24/charade> Python 3-compatible fork.

:maintainer: Dan Blanchard

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