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Translate EDI to JSON

EDI Core can translate any incoming EDI document into JSON, so you can work with a data format you know. As a result, you can process any data you receive, even if you’ve never worked with EDI. And if you need to send your JSON documents in EDI format, EDI Core can do that translation for you, too.

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Focus on the data, not on the format

EDI has a reputation for being difficult to work with, but we believe it doesnʻt have to be that way. We offer tools that make EDI easy to understand for humans and easy to process for computers.

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EDI in JSON format

EDI documents have a weird structure and are full of strange characters. JSON, however, is something we’re all used to. So, EDI Core translates EDI into JSON. We call it: JEDI.


It’s common for an EDI document to contain data that isn’t exactly to spec. EDI Core finds these problems for you. It still translates the document to JEDI, but the mistakes won’t go unnoticed.

Leverage X12 EDI standards

EDI Core can work with any transaction set defined by X12, using any release version. It can even validate and translate using custom guides.

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Generating EDI

EDI Core can turn JEDI into standard-compliant EDI documents, so you don’t have to worry if your business partner asks for EDI. If your JSON isn’t in JEDI format yet, you can use Mappings to remedy that.

Integrates with your tech stack

It doesn’t matter what technology you use: as long as you can send HTTP requests, you can translate to and from EDI automatically using EDI Core.

100% pay-per-use

No upfront fees, no monthly commitments, no user licenses; you only pay for what you use. A generous free tier allows for experimentation.

Free EDI and JSON schema resources

We offer references for all X12 EDI transaction sets, segments, and data elements. Inspector uses these to validate your EDI documents and enrich them with the information you need.

Full X12 EDI reference

EDI Reference contains all transaction sets, segments, and data element of every X12 release. Just type in what you need and Reference will find it for you.

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Human-readable EDI

Inspector turns EDI into a human-readable format, complete with descriptions of every field. Quickly visualize, debug, and collaborate on any X12 EDI document.

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EDI Core: the foundation of any reliable EDI system

Developers come to Stedi to build EDI systems of their own. And at the center of any EDI system is data translation: a way of turning EDI – an arcane file format – into a more approachable format, like JSON.

Kasia Fojucik
Kasia Fojucik
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