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C++ Windows Unicode Console Output

Update 2022 12 13

This is me thinking. Windows is UTF16 OS; why try to make it UTF8 OS? Just leave it alone and let it be wide-char OS.

And all is dandy in the winland of sugar and candy …

Update 2018 12 07

The key problem, as explained here, is now acknowledged by Visual Studio / MSVC team. Please follow here.

Update 2018 12 05

Many thanks to many of you visiting this post every day.  As a “reward”, I have made the small console app to help you set up your Windows console to show UTF-8 text properly.

DBJ UTF8 Console set up aid

This little program is, of course, free and you can download it (zipped) from here, straight awayContinue reading