Linked Data Visualizations Across Multiple Files
Python Shell
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Glue is a python project to link visualizations of scientific datasets across many files. Click on the image for a quick demo:

Glue demo


  • Interactive, linked statistical graphics of multiple files.
  • Support for many file formats including common image formats (jpg, tiff, png), ascii tables, astronomical image and table formats (fits, vot, ipac), and HDF5. Custom data loaders can also be easily added.
  • Highly scriptable and extendable.


For installation documentation, visit

Mac users can also download the latest version of Glue as a standalone program


Please report problems to, or open an issue.


Glue is licensed under the BSD License