A free ISO8583 editor, for tester or developer without something better available.

It allows you to define an ISO8583 derived protocol
(data encoding, field dictionary and message definitions for CB2A/Fintrax, Amex, ...)
and to parse and check messages against it.

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download software zip file, 251 Ko (only !)

Look at the 'doc.txt' file for information on how to use this software.

If you find a bug, please report it at iso8583@free.fr, with message sample and protocol definition.
I will do my best to fix it as quicly as possible.

If you want to share your protocol definitions, send them to me, I will publish them on this site, with your reference.

All your comments are welcome.

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last update : 25 december 2013