These packages all support csv, tsv, fixed-width text, json, and sqlite, at minimum. Packages often support additional formats.


You can use Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) or use the Conda or Python methods below.


Install brew if necessary, and then run:

brew install saulpw/vd/visidata

Linux - Debian/Ubuntu

apt install visidata

Linux - NixOS

nix-env -i visidata

Linux - GNU Guix

guix install visidata


conda install --channel conda-forge visidata

Python v3.6+

pip3 install visidata

Unreleased Bleeding Edge

pip3 install git+