A terminal interface for exploring and arranging tabular data.
VisiData supports tsv, csv, sqlite, json, xlsx (Excel), hdf5, and many other formats.
- Linux, OS/X, or Windows (with WSL)
- Python 3.6+
- additional Python modules are required for certain formats and sources
To install the latest release from PyPi:
pip3 install visidata
To install the cutting edge
develop branch (no warranty expressed or implied):
pip3 install git+https://github.com/saulpw/visidata.git@develop
See visidata.org/install for detailed instructions for all available platforms and package managers.
$ vd <input> $ <command> | vd
Ctrl+Q to quit at any time.
Hundreds of other commands and options are also available; see the documentation.
- VisiData documentation
- Plugin Author's Guide and API Reference
- Quick reference (available within
Ctrl+H), which has a list of commands and options.
- Intro to VisiData Tutorial by Jeremy Singer-Vine
Help and Support
If you use VisiData regularly, please support me on Patreon!
Code in the
stable branch of this repository, including the main
vd application, loaders, and plugins, is available for use and redistribution under GPLv3.
VisiData is conceived and developed by Saul Pwanson
<firstname.lastname@example.org> maintains the documentation and packages for all platforms.
Many thanks to numerous other contributors, and to those wonderful users who provide feedback, for helping to make VisiData the awesome tool that it is.