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UTF-8 File Encoder


The UTF-8 File Encoder plugin converts a file with a specified encoding to and from UTF-8:

  • Source files are encoded from the specified encoding to UTF-8.
  • Target files are encoded from UTF-8 to the specified encoding.

Supported encodings and codes for them are listed at

This plugin is available by default on Jitterbit Cloud Agent Groups and can also be associated with Private Agent Groups.


Plugins provided by Jitterbit are deprecated. See Deprecation and Support in Plugins.

Download and Add the Plugin

The UTF-8 File Encoder plugin is a standard Jitterbit plugin that is already available in the Management Console Plugins page and does not need to be downloaded or added to the organization.

If directed by Jitterbit Support, this plugin can be downloaded at the link provided below and added to the organization (see Add New Plugins in Customizations > Plug-ins).

Associate the Plugin with an Agent Group

The UTF-8 File Encoder plugin is associated with Jitterbit Cloud Agent Groups by default.

If using a Private Agent Group, before you can use the plugin you must associate it with the Private Agent Group to make the plugin available on all agents in the group (see Associate Agent Groups in Customizations > Plug-ins).

The plugin is listed in the Management Console Plugins page with a display name of Jitterbit UTF-8 File Encoder.

Set Variables and Use the Plugin in a Project

Refer to these topics for information about using plugins in a project:

The UTF-8 File Encoder plugin uses this variable:

Name Type Required Description
Jitterbit.UTF8Encoder.Encoding String Required The encoding of the input/output file.