pyscard - python for smart cards

pyscard - python smart card library - is a python module adding smart cards support to python.

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Report bugs, patches and feature requests using the sourceforge pyscard bug tracking system.

Pyscard consists of:

  • smartcard.scard, an extension module wrapping the WinSCard API (smart card base components) also known as PC/SC, and
  • smartcard, a higher level python framework built on top of the raw PC/SC API.


High level API samples: See pyscard smartcard framework samples

Low level API samples: See PCSC wrapper samples



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