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Terminal Emulation for iOS; TN5250, TN3270, Telnet, SSH

Glink 5250 for iOS connected to IBM AS400/iSeries
Glink on Apple App Store

Terminal emulators for Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod touch with support for barcode scanners 


Glink for iOS is used to access applications running on IBM, DEC, UNIX, Linux and Bull host systems. Glink has emulations for the IBM 3270 and 5250 terminals, Bull Questar DKU7102, DKU7107 and DKU7211 terminals, Bull VIP7800, VIP7760 and VIP7700 terminals, and DEC VT420, VT320/340, VT220, VT102, VT100 and ANSI 3.64 terminals.

Glink brings you a high quality and proven emulator for your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices.


  • IBM3270, IBM5250, Bull DKU7107, Bull VIP7800, Bull VIP7700, Bull DKU7102, VT420, VT320/340, VT220, VT102, ANSI 3.64 terminal emulation, all screen sizes

  • TN3270, TN5250, TNVIP, Telnet and Ggate communication to host

  • SSL/TLS support for secure communication

  • SSH for direct communication with the SSH Daemon.

  • SSH tunneling for Telnet protocol

  • Username/password or private key for SSH authentication

  • Multiple concurrent host sessions

  • Configurable multiline toolbar with function keys and macros

  • Configurable hotspots for function keys, numbers, characters and URLs

  • Macro recording for auto-login and for assignment to toolbar

  • User input in macros

  • Pop-up standard keyboard with support of international characters

  • Tab/shift-Tab and arrow-keys supported on external Bluetooth keyboard

  • All major function keys available as keyboard shortcuts

  • Press and hold Command-key on external keyboard to see list of built-in keyboard shortcuts

  • Colors can be customized

  • Multiple host configurations supported

  • Export and import of configurations

  • Supports Managed App Configuration, which allows users to configure Glink remotely through Mobile Device Management (MDM)

  • Optional password to access configurations

  • Optional auto-connect at startup

  • Optional use of double-tap as Enter/Transmit

  • IBM5250 emulation supports Double Byte Character Sets (DBCS) like Chinese, Japanese and Korean

  • Configurable scroll-back buffer contains history of your host session

  • Print or e-mail host print data

  • Print or e-mail terminal emulation content or scroll-back buffer content

  • Dark Mode supported

  • Zoom and scroll as the Safari browser

  • Blinking attribute supported

  • Blinking cursor supported

  • Two finger swipe gesture to move cursor

  • Tap and hold to open http:// or https:// URL in internal or external browser

  • Tap and hold to open Mail with e-mail address on screen

  • Camera supported as barcode skanner

  • Linea Pro and Infinea Tab barcode scanner/magnetic card reader supported

  • Socket Mobile barcode scanners connected in iOS mode (Bluetooth Accessory Protocol)

  • Other Bluetooth barcode scanners, like Opticon OPN2002, connected as external keyboard

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Try our software for two weeks, free without commitment. no credit card required. And see for yourself if our product is a good fit for you.

Electrician using Tablet

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