BabelMap (Unicode Character Map for Windows)

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BabelMap is a free character map application for Windows that allows you to browse through the entire Unicode character repertoire of over 113,000 characters, or search for a particular character by name or by code point. Characters can then be copied to the clipboard for use in any Unicode-aware application. It also provides many useful features and special utilities, as described below. BabelMap supports the most recent version of the Unicode Standard, currently Unicode 8.0 (released June 2015).

Summary of Features

General Features


BabelMap includes the following utilities that may be accessed from the menu or by means of function keys :


BabelMap Version (supports Unicode 8.0.0) [2016-01-14]

See the BabelStone forum for details of bug fixes, enhancements and new features in the latest version.

BabelMap is distributed as a single executable file (no installer). Simply download the zipped file, and then unzip the file BabelMap.exe to the desired location on your computer.

BabelMap is free and fully functional for personal or commercial use, but you are welcome to make a small donation via PayPal to help support its continued development if you wish ($5 or equivalent suggested).

A portable version of BabelMap is also available for free download from

The latest version of BabelMap runs on Windows 2000 or later, but an unsupported old version of BabelMap that runs on earlier versions of Windows is available here:


Feature requests, bug reports and general questions or comments about BabelMap or BabelPad may be made at the BabelStone forum or directly to me by email.


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