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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

PySCard 2.0.2 released

I just released a new version 2.0.2 of pyscard. PySCard is a python module adding smart cards support (PC/SC) to Python.

The PySCard project is available at:

This version is a bug fix release.


  • Fix an issue in ReaderMonitor() that failed to enumerate readers on macOS
  • getReaderNames(): handle SCARD_E_SERVICE_STOPPED on Windows generated on last reader removal
  • Restrict MAX_BUFFER_SIZE_EXTENDED to 65535 and fix an issue on Lenovo laptops with NXP NFC readers
  • SmartcardException: display a positive PCSC error code