If you want to use AcuBench's code generation tools with your existing COBOL source code, there are three basic options available. You can:

Each option has its own advantages and considerations.

Whichever option you choose, keep in mind that to make best use of the tools that AcuBench provides, converting the source code is only one part of the process. By creating data layout files (.dlt) to define your data and data handling code for AcuBench, you greatly increase the utility and functionality of the AcuBench graphical designers.