Plain text file. Universal format for storage and exchange of textual information. Represents text as a sequence of characters and line separators. Stores characters as ASCII, 8-bit Western character codes, or Unicode.
Import and Export support a variety of Western character encodings and the Unicode standard.
UTF (Unicode Transformation Format) and UCS (Universal Character Set) mapping methods are supported.
Mathematica can display a wide range of character sets, including Western and Asian scripts, mathematical symbols, and other special characters.