Unicode Character "]" (U+005D)

The character ] (Right Square Bracket) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+005D. It is encoded in the Basic Latin block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as ]. Its mirrored character is [ (U+005B).

Main Unicode Properties

Name Right Square Bracket
Unicode Codepoint U+005D
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Basic Latin
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? Yes
Mirrored character [ (U+005B)

Other Unicode Data

U+005D Conversion

HTML (decimal) ]
HTML (hex) ]
HTML (named) ]
URL Escape Code %5D
CSS \00005D
JavaScript, JSON \u005D
C, C++, Java \u005D
Python \u005D
Rust \u{005D}
Ruby \u005D

How to type "]"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 0 5 D. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 0 5 D. Release Alt.


  • ]
    Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • ]
    Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • ]
    Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0x5D
UTF-16 (hex) 0x005D
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000005D

Characters based on "]" (U+005D)

  • U+FE48

    Presentation Form For Vertical Right Square Bracket

  • U+FF3D

    Fullwidth Right Square Bracket