Micro Focus Enterprise Developer

A modern IDE for IBM mainframe applications.

Micro Focus™ Enterprise Developer by OpenText enables teams to easily modernize mainframe applications. It offers unrivaled efficiency for rapid and continuous development of Z Systems mainframe application.


Write once, deploy virtually anywhere

Maintain and modernize COBOL and PL/I applications with your choice of IDE and your choice of deployment platform including all major cloud providers.

Supporting your development now and in the future.
Rapidly adapt to changing business environment.


Modern Development

Agile development for COBOL and PL/I.

Improve development efficiency and code quality with modern off host tools and processes for instant code compilation and unit and functional testing.

Mainframe teams can create better applications, faster.
Open to a wider developer community to help attract top talent.


Modernize Applications

Evolved applications bring ongoing value.

An integrated toolset allowing you to exploit your mainframe application investment by delivering it as cloud optimized or as cloud native services.

Continue to get value from your existing COBOL and PL/I investments.
Accelerate delivery of new services by reusing existing assets


Customer Success

Our customers do more.

Accelerated Delivery

Using modern tools to apply modern techniques.

Overcoming Skills Shortages

Onboarding the next generations of developers.

Onboarding the next generations of developers

Choosing from an array of platforms to build the development environment of the future.

  • “The new Micro Focus (now part of OpenText™) development environment has opened our eyes to so much opportunity. We are looking to move to a DevOps model with more end-to-end serviceability in the cloud. Our productivity has increased by 30 percent and we are more responsive to the business.”

    Senior Developer
    Empire Life


Featured Resources


How Mainframe Modernization Begins with Application Modernization


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