GNU Iconv Library

Release date: 
Wednesday, 28 June, 2000



Authors/Port authors:

This library provides an iconv() implementation, for systems where the is not one, or whose implementation cannot convert from/to Unicode.

This software is distributed in two modes:
  • as compressed package that you have to download and manually install; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too;
  • as RPM package; you can install it using your favorite rpm package manager, that will take care to download and install both the software and its prerequisites.
Choose the installation mode that you prefer. Please note that not all the versions are available in both the installation modes.

Installation with rpm

This program is installable using the rpm package manager. See below for the install string. Required prerequisites are automatically processed by the package manager and, if needed, downloaded and installed.

libiconv-1.15-1.oc00 (09/11/2018)
Repository: Netlabs stable
libiconv-debuginfo-1.15-1.oc00 (09/11/2018)
Repository: Netlabs stable
libiconv-static-1.15-1.oc00 (09/11/2018)
Repository: Netlabs stable
libiconv-utils-1.15-1.oc00 (09/11/2018)
Repository: Netlabs stable

Manual installation

Program is distributed as ZIP package: download to temporary directory and unpack to destination folder. See below for download link(s).

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

GNU Iconv Library v. 1.17 (2/11/2022, KO Myung-Hun) Readme/What's new
New in 1.17: * The libiconv library is now licensed under the LGPL version 2.1, instead of the LGPL version 2.0. The iconv program continues to be licensed under GPL version 3. * Added converters for many single-byte EBCDIC encodings: IBM-{037,273,277,278,280,282,284,285,297,423,424,425,500,838,870,871,875}, IBM-{880,905,924,1025,1026,1047,1097,1112,1122,1123,1130,1132,1137,1140}, IBM-{1141,1142,1143,1144,1145,1146,1147,1148,1149,1153,1154,1155,1156,1157}, IBM-{1158,1160,1164,1165,1166,4971,12712,16804}. They are available through the configure option '--enable-extra-encodings'.
GNU Iconv Library v. 1.16 (6/5/2019, KO Myung-Hun) Readme/What's new
v1.15: - Improved charset detection - Enabled extra encodings * European languages CP{437,737,775,852,853,855,857,858,860,861,863,865,869,922,1125} * Semitic languages CP864 * Japanese EUC-JISX0213, Shift_JISX0213, ISO-2022-JP-3, CP943 * Chinese BIG5-2003 (experimental) * Turkmen TDS565 * Platform specifics ATARIST, RISCOS-LATIN1
Record updated last time on: 06/11/2022 - 17:48

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