Java properties files are usually used in storing properties in a Java application. But they can also be used for localization. Java Properties file should be encoded as ISO-8859-1 (Latin-1), it's specified by Java. If you wish to upload properties with UTF-8, try to upload them as "INI files".
For more information about the file format, please go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.properties.
# You are reading the ".properties" entry.! The exclamation mark can also mark text as comments. website = http://en.wikipedia.org/ language = English# The backslash below tells the application to continue reading# the value onto the next line. message = Welcome to \ Wikipedia!# Add spaces to the key key\ with\ spaces = This is the value that could be looked up with the key "key with spaces".# Unicode tab : \u0009