Latest news: Cardpeek source code moves to GitHub (August 12, 2015).

Welcome to the Cardpeek website.

Cardpeek is a Linux/Windows/Mac OS X tool to read the contents of ISO7816 smart cards. It features a GTK GUI to represent card data is a tree view, and is extensible with a scripting language (LUA).

The goal of this project is to allow smart card owners to be better informed about what type of personal information is stored in these devices.

As of version 0.8.2, this tool is capable of reading the contents of the following types of cards:

It can also read the following cards with limited interpretation of data: Some important card types are missing or need further development, however, this application can be modified and extended easily to your needs with the embedded LUA scripting language. For more information on the LUA project see

Full documentation is available here.