Convert char encoding of sending file's name to UTF-8

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Yozora Mikazuki
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Convert char encoding of sending file's name to UTF-8

Dear WinSCP developer team

Recently, I encountered the problem that Windows OS in Japanese environment automatically converts file-name's char encoding from UTF-8 to SHIFT_JIS(SJIS) when it sends a file via ftp(sftp). This makes a serious problem of strange characters because of the server using UTF-8 encoding.

I really would like you to implement the function that enables WinSCP to encode sending file's name to UTF-8 like FileZilla.

Thank you for reading.

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Yozora Mikazuki
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Re: Convert char encoding of sending file's name to UTF-8

Thank you for early reply!

I have read the document you mentioned but the problem is still not solved.
Even if I send a file with settings that "UTF-8 encoding for filenames" is on, starange characters appears when I send a binary file like mp4.

Now what should I do to solve this encoding problem?


Sincerely,

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Re: Convert char encoding of sending file's name to UTF-8

Please post a full log file showing the problem.

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