Metro 2®* File Viewer

What's In Your Metro 2® File?

The Metro 2® File Viewer software is designed for Users that need to search and read the contents of any Metro 2®, 426 formatted file in a human readable format.

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  • Data Profiling
  • Validates Metro 2 data quality
  • Find unknown problems with your Metro 2 formatted data


Pro Features
  • View the base and all appended segments
  • Search any field for specific information
  • Spot check accounts for accuracy
  • Display in human readable or raw data format
  • Export Metro 2® data to a csv file
  • Built-in SFTP batch uploads to the bureaus
  • Graphs and reports
  • Includes testing utilities
  • Works with any valid Metro 2®, 426 unpacked formatted file
  • Helps to debug an incorrectly formatted Metro 2® file
  • Produces statistics with graphs and reports
  • Predefined Quick Searches
  • Open a Metro 2® file for instant access
  • Metro 2® reader supports ASCII encoding
Elite Features
Includes all Pro features plus:
  • Metro 2® Compliance checks based on the Credit Reporting Resource Guide®
  • Metro 2® reader supports unpacked EBCDIC encoding
Metro 2® File Viewer offers easy to use search options.

Locate data in your Metro 2® file by searching fields within the base or appended segments. For Example, the viewer allows you to search by name, social security number, account number etc.

Search Results can be displayed in human readable format or raw data format.
Graphs and Reports
Access to Graph and Report features provides statistics about your Metro 2® file.
Metro 2 File Viewer, Graphs and Reports
System Requirements
  • Free Disk Space: 20 megabytes (not including .NET Framework)
  • Screen Resolution: 1024 X 768 or higher
  • Windows:11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7
  • Internet Connection: Software download and updates
  • Other: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8

NOTE: .NET Framework may be automatically downloaded on Windows Vista or newer.