Quick3270 Secure 5.03

Software information
Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000/Server
File size:
3.87 Mb
Date added:
November 28, 2014
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Description from the Publisher

IBM 3270 and 5250 Terminal Emulator for Windows

Quick3270 is a powerful, high reliable 3270 / 5250 terminal emulator for Windows that connects PCs to IBM's zSeries (S/390) and iSeries (AS/400).

Good integration with the Windows user interface and the easy to use of the software will save you money for training costs and help desk call.

Quick3270 is an OLE Automation Server. This feature allows you to automate, in an easy and standard way, the data exchange between your mainframe and your Windows application.

A lot of advanced features and the low pricing makes Quick3270 the 3270/5250 connectivity solution with the best performance/price relationship on the market.


3270 Connectivity

  • TN3270 / TN3270E protocol (RFC2355) - IPv4 and IPv6 support.
  • 3270/FMI Interface (Microsoft Host Integration Server, formerly SNA-Server Manager)

5250 Connectivity

  • TN5250 protocol (RFC1205) - IPv4 and IPv6 support.

Quick3270 Secure Version

  • SSL (Secure Socket Layer): Allows you to establish a secure TN3270/TN5250 connection between Quick3270 Secure and a host computer.
  • Protocols: SSL v3, TLS v1.1 and TLS 1.2.
  • Support for IBM Express Logon Feature (ELF) - requires a macro to log on to the host application.
  • Meets PCI DSS compliance requirements (Payment Card Industry).

3270 Emulation

  • Emulates the IBM 3278 and 3279 display terminal models.
  • Models 2 through 5 Display Support.
  • Custom display sizes row & columns (IBM_DYNAMIC).
  • Support of Extended Attributes Bytes (EAB): Base Colors, Extended Colors, Highlighting, Blink...
  • Support of Programmed Symbols, Single-Plane and Triple-Plane Symbold Sets (many thanks to Mr Duncan Layton for his help).
  • APL keyboard and character set support.
  • Support for IBM Host-based graphics (GDDM, SAS, ...). 3279 S3G graphics (vector) with extended color, extended highlights and programmed symbols.
  • Selector/light pen emulation.

5250 Emulation

  • IBM 5250 - IBM 3179, 3180, 3196, 3477, 5251 terminal emulation.
  • Implements Single Sign On (SSP).
  • Support of STRPCO / STRPPCCMD commands.

UNIX, Linux, and OpenVMS (VT)

  • VT100 / VT220 / VT420 emulation.

Printer Emulation

  • IBM 3287 & IBM 3812 printer emulation: LU1 (SCS) and LU3 (PDS) datastreams.
  • ANSI / ASCII / Roman8 character sets.
  • Support of LU1 Transparency, Hex Passthrough.
  • Support of "Printer Definition Files" to convert Host print orders to printer orders
  • Option to print to a file instead of to a printer.

File Transfer

  • Support for FTP and IBM File Transfer program IND$FILE  (CMS, TSO and CICS).
  • Transfer of list of files.
  • Possibility to generate a DIF file format (DB2 for iSeries file transfer).
  • Possibility to import IBM Personal Communications™ send/receive list files (.srl).

Macro language

  • The Quick3270 macro language syntax is similar to VBA.
  • Keyboard Record and Playback: Macros allow a set of commands and keystrokes to be interactively recorded then replayed as a single sequence. Hidden fields input are automatically encrypted.
  • COM/Automation support:  Allow to automatically drive your desktop application from a Quick3270 macro.
  • Auto-Start Macro.
  • Debug option to view variables and run the macro step by step
  • Quick3270 can run directly macros recorded with IBM Personal Communications™.
  • Quick3270 can run directly macros recorded with Attachmate Extra!™.
  • Quick3270 can run directly macros recorded with Micro Focus RUMBA™.


  • Keyboard remapping: All keys can be easily remapped using a graphical display of the keyboard.
  • Type ahead buffer: While waiting for the host to respond during 3270 emulation, you can enter further keystrokes that will be required after the host has responded.
  • Possibility to import IBM Personal Communications™ keyboard files (.kmp).


  • Re-sizable windows with auto-scalable screen fonts (TrueType)
  • Full customizable colors (foreground and background
  • Customizable toolbar
  • GUI-on-the-fly: This feature transforms traditional 3270/5250 application display screens by adding graphical elements such as buttons and edit fields, thereby making the applications easier to view and use.
  • Customizable Hotspots: Host functions, URLs, user defined...
  • English, French, German, Spanish and Italian user interfaces
  • English, French and German help files
  • Version in Portuguese (Brazil) available from Princeton Systems Computacao Ltda.

Emulator APIs

  • Emulator High Level Language API (EHLLAPI)
  • This enables application programs on a PC to interact with a host using display terminal emulation.
  • Supported APIs are:
    • IBM Standard 32-bit EHLLAPI (EHLAPI32)
    • IBM Enhanced 32-bit EHLLAPI (PCSHLL32)
    • Windows High Level Language 32-bit API (WinHLLAPI)
  • IBM Personal Communications™ Session API (PCSAPI)
  • This enables application programs to control the Quick3270 sessions.
  • COM Interface (formerly OLE Automation): Allows to drive Quick3270 from COM enabled scripting language like Visual Basic, VBA, Windows Scripting Host...

Other features

  • Advanced Cut/Copy/Paste: Text, Spreadsheet (SYLK) and Bitmap formats.
  • International Language Support: Quick3270 supports a large number of ANSI to EBCDIC translation tables
  • Layout files: This enables to start several sessions (display and printer) with a single mouse click.
  • Possibility to hide the menu items.
  • Possibility to start the program with a configuration file on the command line
  • Possibility to start the program from a WEB page URL like tn3270://hostname [:port]
  • Support of HP Unified Fonctional Testing™ software
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