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This paper explores predictive digital current programmed control for valley, peak or average current. The control laws are derived for the three basic converters: buck, boost, and buck-boost. It is found that for each variable of interest (valley, peak or average current) there is a choice of the appropriate pulse-width modulation method to achieve predictive digital current control without oscillation problems. The proposed digital control techniques can be used in a range of power conversion applications, including rectifiers with power factor correction (PFC). Very low current distortion meeting strict avionics requirements (400-800 Hz line frequency) is experimentally demonstrated on a digitally controlled boost PFC employing predictive average current programmed control.