Tools & Downloads for Your Citizen Card

Citizen Card Software

The Citizen Card in most cases does not need its own software. A few versions however require separate Citizen Card software (Citizen Card environment, CCE) in order to run. (In this case, you will get an error message that the site http://127.0.0.1/... cannot be displayed.)
The table below provides an overview of available Citizen Card software:

  Free-of-charge Windows MacOS Linux Download
Mocca yes yes yes (10.6 or higher Snow Leopard) yes Download
A-Trust yes yes no no Download
trustDesk basic (up to 2.8.1) (not for e-card G3) yes yes yes (up to 10.5 Leopard) yes Download
hotSign no yes no no Download

Mocca

The Austrian Federal Chancellery recommends Mocca software for the Citizen Card. It is free-of-charge, platform-independent (Java) and can be installed and started directly from here. (Note: a MOCCA CA certificate must be installed in your browser after installing this software. A dialog is started in the browser after MOCCA is installed. The CA certificate can also be installed later as described in the MOCCA Help pages).

You can install MOCCA simply through this link.

Citizen Card Software MOCCA During installation, a Citizen Card environment icon is created automatically (pictured right) on the Desktop and a Start Menu entry is created (under e-Government). To view MOCCA help files, start MOCCA and right-click on the MOCCA symbol in the menu bar. You can also view them in your browser at http://localhost:3495/help/.

Java Cache Viewer: This allows you to uninstall (delete), update or manually start MOCCA (e.g. with a local firewall or a new Java version).

A-Trust Citizen Card Environment

Citizen Card Software A-TrustAs an alternative to MOCCA, you can use the Citizen Card software from A-Trust
Download (7 MB)

System requirements:

The entire installation is carried out by the a.sign full installer.

BDC Citizen Card Environment

Citizen Card Software A-TrustAnother Citizen Card software is hotsign from BDC:
Download

System requirements:

  • Windows

IT Solution Citizen Card Environment

Citizen Card Software A-TrusttrustDesk is available from IT Solution.:
Downloads

System requirements:

  • Windows, MacOS (up to 10.5), Linux

Electronic Signature

PDF Signatures

For PDF signatures, we have a separate page under: PDF Signatures

Encryption

CCECitizen Card Encrypted

Download (Author: A-SIT, Terms of licence A-SIT)

For smartcard or software certificates

CCE enables you to encrypt files and folders and place them in containers. For decryption, you can use your smartcard(at the moment the various versions of the austrian Citizen Card) as well as software-keys. Since Version 3, CCE does not require a Citizen Card environment anymore.

Download

Available for: Windows Apple MacOS Linux

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