Platform independent Near Field Communication (NFC) library
- Complete coverage of low-level PN53x chipset commands
- Written in pure and plain C for portability and speed
- Easy to use programmers API for simple and advanced features
- Released under the open source GNU Lesser General Public License
- Compatible with very cheap but advanced NFC hardware devices
- Compiles “out of the box” on Linux, Mac OS X and Windows
- Does not require any knowledge of RFID 13.56mhz modulation
- Supports ISO14443-A/B, ISO18092 (p2p) and JIS X 6319-4 modulation
- Implements NXP MIFARE Classic and Sony FeliCa protocol
- Can transform your NFC device into a initiator (reader) or target (tag)
- Allows complete control of the transmitted data frames
- Accepts transmission of incorrect or empty CRC information
- Provides a way to send arbitrary and incorrect parity bits
- Supports sending of incomplete byte-frames (e.g. 4 bits error message)
- Allows configuration of advanced chip registers and modulation settings
- Very useful for performing research on hardware and protocol level
- Easy start-up example applications/tools for a quick start
All major operating systems are supported, including GNU/Linux, Mac OS X and Windows. Compilation should work out of the box on POSIX-systems.
This library supports various NFC hardware devices: dongles, flat and OEM devices.
The library currently supports modulations for ISO/IEC 14443 A and B, FeliCa, Jewel/Topaz tags and Data Exchange Protocol (P2P) as target and as initiator.
Obtaining the source
git clone https://github.com/nfc-tools/libnfc.git