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Install VisiData

Install VisiData

These packages at minimum support csv, tsv, fixed-width text, json, and sqlite. Some packages support additional formats. Some formats will require additional dependencies.

All platforms - Python v3.6 and above

Run this command (install Python first if necessary):

pip3 install visidata


Run this command (install brew first if necessary):

brew install saulpw/vd/visidata


Run this command (install Anaconda first if necessary):

conda install --channel conda-forge visidata


Use Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) or install via the Conda or Python method above.


The visidata package is available in the package managers for these distributions:

Update VisiData from an existing installation

Run this command to upgrade to the latest release:

pip install --upgrade visidata

Or, run this command to upgrade to the latest commit on the develop branch (may have intermittent issues; please file any bugs you find!):

pip install git+

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