ACUCOBOL-GTĀ® includes a native indexed sequential file system known as Vision. Although many of our customers convert their data to the Vision format, many others choose to keep their data in other COBOL and non-COBOL data formats. This preference is no problem for ACUCOBOL-GT. ACUCOBOL-GT programs can interoperate with many kinds of external data sources, including:

In addition, ACUCOBOL-GT programs can work with a variety of external data types such as:

These types are described elsewhere in this guide.