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Answer: How do I determine encoding format of a file ?

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Q&A > files > How do I determine encoding format of a file ? contributed by particle

have a look at File::MMagic, it guesses the filetype given the filename or a filehandle, and is quite configurable (you can add more file type descriptions based on regular expressions.) it's a handy little module.

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