Voice files are in latin rather than kana?

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  1. v a n i l l a

    v a n i l l a Momo's Minion

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    It seems no one else has had this problem (Or at least there were no threads I could find) But every voice file I download is in latin characters rather than kana, and I can't fix it. As a little background info, this is on a new computer and not a problem I've faced before. I run Windows 10.
    Any help or suggestions? xxxx.png
     
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  3. Iris Dragonoure

    Iris Dragonoure Your Local Seventeen Trash Defender of Defoko

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    *sigh*
    I have to explain this.
    Again.

    Did you set your locale to Japanese?
     
  4. v a n i l l a

    v a n i l l a Momo's Minion

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    No, am I supposed to?

    >>And apologies, I couldn't find any explanation for it so I made this post. I didn't mean it to cause hassle for you.
     
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  5. Kiyoteru

    Kiyoteru Local Sensei / Kuya Supporter Defender of Defoko

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    Here's a visual guide to changing your locale on Windows 10, made by @_caustic_

    [​IMG]
     
  6. Iris Dragonoure

    Iris Dragonoure Your Local Seventeen Trash Defender of Defoko

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    No problem, it's just that a lot of new users forget to change their locale.
     
  7. HoneyPai

    HoneyPai Defoko's Slaves Defender of Defoko

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    I doubt you'll have this issue again since you may have changed your locale
    But I'm sure you had issues finding a solution because that's not Latin
    It's just a bunch of random characters with some random letters.
    Just a heads up if you do have the issue again for some reason, don't google something like the thread title, just google something like "utau not in kana" instead ^^
     
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  8. Shasta

    Shasta Ritsu's Renegades Defender of Defoko

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    It's in mojibake. It usually happens when your computer tries to read Asian characters without Asian language packs installed, which is something done when you change your locale. You may have to reinstall UTAU to get it to display right.
     
  9. Milk

    Milk [insert catchphrase here] Supporter Defender of Defoko

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    There's no need to get hostile. It's not realistic to expect everyone to know the roundabout of UTAU right from the get-go ^^
     
  10. Piia

    Piia Ritsu's Renegades Defender of Defoko

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    Hi, @v a n i l l a!

    It's fine to ask this. :smile: I had exactly the same problem too when I was starting out. :wink:

    Another thing that people recommended that I did was to delete everything UTAU (the voicebanks and even the USTs) *le gasp*

    So far, everything's working fine (it should be for you too, if you did do it) :D
     
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