What is the best software for splitting a tab-delimited .txt file?

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What is the best software for splitting a large tab-delimited .txt file on 7,496 KB?

It contains Chinese characters and Latin letters (a dictionary on 100,000 words).

After splitting and open in my CAT-tool (Computer-Assisted Translation), I will translate the two splitted parts, and when finished I need to save as tab-delimited .txt again and finally put the two halves together again.

Which of these alternatives would be best?: Adsen File Splitter, HJSplit, WhitSoft Filesplitter.

I have Windows XP Pro SP3 32-bit.

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You may try Excel 2007 or 2010. It has feature to convert tab delimited text into columns.

Sincerely,
Ed
If you are interested with my suggestion above, here's the link that will guide you on how to do it.

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-convert-delimited-text-files-into-excel-spreadsheets/

Ed

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Thanks for the suggestions, but I have already had the file in Excel-format, than I needed to convert it to tab-delimited .txt and finally open that tab-delimited .txt in my CAT-tool (doesn't work with the Excel-format).
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HJsplit is a very intuitive program to split and rejoin files.  I find it easy to use and you can't beat the price.  Highly recommended.  Hope this helps.

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Thanks, I think this was the one I tried earlier (haven't tried the other two yet), seemed very simple to use, liked it.
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I would use Perl.  It was designed for file manipulation.  

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I agree that this question should be closed as moderator Tocacar suggests in his posting with ID 37354172, and award jmcmillan227 (http:#37236022) the points.

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