Projects / libchipcard


Libchipcard is a framework for easy access to chipcards and smartcards via PC/SC. It works under Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, and Windows.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  30 Aug 2010 13:24

    Release Notes: This is the first official release of Libchipcard5. From this version on, Libchipcard no longer provides its own resource manager. Instead, PC/SC is now used. This greatly increases the range of supported devices. This release needs the latest version of Gwenhywfar4.

    •  01 May 2010 16:38

      Release Notes: This release has been adapted to latest changes in Gwenhywfar. A client configuration file is no longer needed since PC/SC is used now.

      •  16 Apr 2010 21:39

        Release Notes: This is the first beta release for libchipcard5. From this version on, libchipcard will no longer ship its own resource manager, but instead uses PC/SC. This makes Libchipcard support readers that previously were poorly supported or not supported at all.

        •  09 May 2009 18:20

          Release Notes: This release adds a patch which adds support for some more CCID readers. It also contains a patch which improves error handling.

          •  22 Jan 2009 14:34

            Release Notes: This release fixes problems with recent versions of libHAL. Some reader descriptions have been added.


            Project Spotlight


            A Fluent OpenStack client API for Java.


            Project Spotlight

            TurnKey TWiki Appliance

            A TWiki appliance that is easy to use and lightweight.