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The information on this site lets you read and write in Russian in the majority of
This can be done in a standard,
For subjects that are NOT discussed on my site
(Cyrillic for UNIX or Macintosh computers;
specialty programs that require a special tune-up for Russian, such as say Adobe Photoshop or Macromedia Flash, etc.)
please see the section
"More Russification. Q&A, Links"that contains corresponding links to other people's pages.
How to read and write in Russian using
If you need to input Russian, but can not activate
for example, you are in an Internet cafe or in a
Below you can find two converters:
Anton Lobastoff (Novosibirsk, Russia) developed two very useful programs for converting
Here is the link to Anton's "Converters" page:
You can download my local copies of
Anton's programs if the above links don't work:
Create a directory (folder) for Anton's program, for example C:\RUSCVT.
Open .ZIP file that you choose for your version of MS Windows in this directory(folder), and then read
After doing this, read the following instructions.
How to easily call up the program later:
or put this program into your Start/Programs menu:
Convert 3.0 by K. Gredeskoul is
a nice software (running in
You can download my local copy of this
I created a new Table for this program that allows me to quickly convert
between KOI8-R and CP-1251(Windows) :
I also created 2 DOS batch files to simplify
KOI-WIN.bat - from
WIN-KOI8.bat - from CP-1251 to KOI8-R
You may download these 3 files. They are inside
Just click on this underlined file name.
After extracting these 3 files from KOI-1251.zip, you need to copy them into corresponding directories:
1. From CP-1251 To
C:\MY> win-koi8 my-win.txt my-koi8.txt2. From
C:\MY> koi8-win my1-koi8.txt my1-win.txt
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that may already contain the answer.
(Examples - AOL software and no Russian in e-mail; Mac and Russian, etc.)
(I spend a lot of time answering e-mails and do not want to end up like the person I know who closed his page, because people did not read his text but instead immediately asked him a question...)
Here is my e-mail address and you can send me a letter (remove blank spaces before and after '@'):
Pavel @ winrus.com
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