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COBOL File Conversion


COBOL file conversion tools that convert COBOL files, including COBOL copybooks, to another file format or file system are listed.
 > +1Copybook
Company: +1 Software Engineering
Desc: +1Copybook converts COBOL copybooks into Oracle SQL*Loader Control Files or SQL Server Format Files used to load copybook data into a database. +1Copybook generates HTML output, CREATE TABLES scripts, converts implied decimal point and signed data for SQL Server, performs error checks, supports data type overrides, and more.
OS: Microsoft Windows, Solaris, Linux, Unix, Mac OS
[eval] [downloads] [manuals] [support]

 > COBOL Converter
Company: Kosla Solutions
Desc: Cobol Converter is a Mainframe, Unix, iSeries, and Windows data manipulation tool that can transfer information between different record layouts and field types or quickly generate an XML document (or SOAP message) without the need for a schema, DTD, or even a sample XML file.
OS: Runs on all COBOL platforms
[eval] [support]

 > COBOL DataViewer
Company: Siber Systems
Desc: Cobol DataViewer is an ultimate tool for Cobol data files reverse engineering. It reads Cobol data files with known and unknown record layouts, displays them, and converts them to non-Cobol formats. Cobol DataViewer recovers valuable data from Cobol files even if you do not have source of the Cobol program that wrote these files.
OS: AIX, Linux, Windows
[eval] [downloads] [manuals] [support]

 > COBOL Direct Connect
Company: Rocket Software
Desc: COBOL Direct Connect supports quick and safe redeployment of COBOL-indexed files into SQL-compliant RDBMS tables without data structure modification, source code changes, "dynamic SQL" or other migration effort.
OS: UNIX, Windows

 > CopybookMapper for XML Schema
Company: SchemaWare
Desc: CopybookMapper for XML Schema provides an intuitive, drag-and-drop approach to create mappings between an input document and an output document, each of which may be either a schema document or a COBOL copybook document. CopybookMapper for XML Schema is an enterprise development tool for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) or Enterprise Application Integration (EAI).
OS: Windows
[eval] [support]

 > CopyBook to XML (CB2XML)
Company: Open Source Project,
Desc: CB2XML (CopyBook to XML) is a COBOL CopyBook to XML converter written in Java and based on the SableCC parser generator. The CB2XML project includes utilities to convert an XML instance file into its COBOL copybook equivalent string buffer and vice versa. CopyBook to XML is an open Source software that you can download and use the software free-of-charge.
OS: OS Independent
[eval] [downloads] [support]

 > Data Converter
Company: GT Software
Desc: Data Converter for Windows is a tool for converting COBOL data files from one format to another and supports all COBOL data types. Data Converter converts different file organizations: sequential, indexed, relative, text file (line sequential), binary, XML data and comma-separated values (CSV), Data Converter also converts different character code systems: ASCII and EDCDIC.
OS: Windows
[manuals] [support]

 > H2R
Company: High Technology World Company (HTWC)
Desc: (Hierarchical To Relational) H2R is a data migration tool that allows you to move your IMS/DB (or DL/I) data structures, to a relational database system (i.e. DB2, Oracle, etc.).
OS: UNIX, Linux, zLinux, Windows

 > KSAM Migration/K2Vision
Company: ScreenJet
Desc: K2Vision converts KSAM files to Vision files. K2Vision reads the format of HP e3000 KSAM files and automatically writes, compiles, and (optionally) runs, an ACUCOBOL program to convert the KSAM file into the Vision file system used by ACUCOBOL-GT, integrated development system.
[downloads] [support]

 > NextForm
Company: IRI, The CoSort Company
Desc: NextForm is a data migration tool for converting file formats and data types. NextForm is a utility for converting large files into different formats, and/or translating field-level data into other types. Move between XML and text, LDIF and CSV, Vision and ISAM, MF COBOL variable length files and and Excel, etc. Or, use NextForm to convert EBCDIC to ASCII fields, packed decimal to numeric, etc., and to remap field sizes, delimiters, and offsets.
OS: Windows, Linux, Unix
[eval] [support]

 > Vancouver Utility Data Conversions
Company: UV Software
Desc: COBOL copybooks are used to generate uvcopy jobs to convert EBCDIC to ASCII, preserving packed & binary fields. May also generate jobs to convert to pipe delimited files for loading RDBMS's. This option will unpack packed/binary fields and edit with signs & decimal points. We also generate the SQL Loader control file.
OS: MVS/VSE converted to Unix, Linux, or Windows/SFU

 > XML Converter
Company: Kosla Solutions
Desc: XML Converter is an advanced COBOL-XML (SOAP) conversion tool supporting many latest XML features and designed for speed and reliability.
OS: Runs on all COBOL platforms
[eval] [support]

 > XML Thunder Lite
Company: Canam Software
Desc: FREE software: Convert COPYBOOK to/from XML/XSD/WSDL with XML Thunder Lite! With the easy to use wizard you can get your conversion done in a few seconds. To download visit
OS: Windows
[eval] [support]

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