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Innovation starts here: your free 30 day Visual COBOL trial


Visual COBOL is the industry leading solution for COBOL application development and deployment on Windows® operating systems, Unix and Linux systems.

Your free 30 day product trial will enable you to:

  • Develop COBOL applications within industry leading IDEs – Eclipse® or Microsoft® Visual Studio

  • Deploy COBOL applications across a wide range of enterprise platforms including Windows®, Unix, Linux, .NET, JVM and the Cloud

Complete the form and the download details will be emailed to you.

The Visual COBOL 2.2.2 release has many new enhancements as a result of our customers’ feedback including full support for Microsoft® Visual Studio 2013 and new tools for COBOL developers.

arrow_badge_icon.gif For full details of this release, read the 'Visual COBOL 2.2.2 What's new?' data sheet.

Select the trial that’s right for you.

There are 4 Visual COBOL product trials for you to choose from.

For developing applications running on Windows® or the .NET framework:

  • Visual COBOL for Visual Studio

For developing applications running on Windows® or Linux operating systems or to run applications directly within a Java Virtual Machine (JVM) as Java byte code:

  • Visual COBOL for Eclipse – Windows®
  • Visual COBOL for Eclipse – SUSE
  • Visual COBOL for Eclipse – Red Hat


Windows® on Intel® X86/X64
Windows Vista
Windows XP
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2012

6.1 / 7.1

LINUX on Intel® X86/X64
SuSE® 11 SP2/SP3
Red Hat® 5.10, 6.5, 7.0
Oracle® Linux 6.5, 7.0

Z/LINUX on 390
SuSE® 11 SP2/SP3
Red Hat® 6.5, 7.0

Solaris ®
Solaris® 10, 11.1 on SPARC
Solaris® 11.1 on Intel®

HP-UX® 11i v3 (11.31) on Itanium

arrow_badge_icon.gif Visual COBOL for Visual Studio: Full system requirements.

arrow_badge_icon.gif Visual COBOL for Eclipse: Full system requirements.


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