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I tried to use the following script to convert shapefile to mif:

ogr2ogr -f "MapInfo File" D:\docs\arcgis_data\shp_mif\BOU.mif D:\docs\arcgis_data\shp\BOU.shp

it works.

But I found that if the name of the shapefile has non-ASCII characters like this:

D:\docs\arcgis_data\shp\臺北.shp

Then the covert will fail with message:

Unable to open datasource `D:\docs\arcgis_data\shp\臺北.shp' with the following drivers
......

Any idea to fix it?

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Files with non-ASCII names are not supported as you can see here:

https://github.com/anitagraser/TimeManager/issues/40

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