browsr 🗂️ is a pleasant file explorer in your terminal. It’s a command line TUI
(text-based user interface) application that empowers you to browse the contents of local
and remote filesystems with your keyboard or mouse.
You can quickly navigate through directories and peek at files whether they’re hosted locally, in GitHub, over SSH, in AWS S3, Google Cloud Storage, or Azure Blob Storage. View code files with syntax highlighting, format JSON files, render images, convert data files to navigable datatables, and more.
It’s recommended to use pipx instead of pip.
pipx installs the package in
an isolated environment and makes it available everywhere. If you’d like to use
pip instead, just replace
pip in the below command.
pipx install browsr
If you’re looking to use
browsr on remote file systems, like GitHub or AWS S3, you’ll need to install the
If you’d like to browse parquet files, you’ll need to install the
parquet extra. Or, even simpler,
you can install the
all extra to get all the extras.
pipx install "browsr[all]"
browsr a path to a local or remote file / directory.
Check out the Documentation for more information
about the file systems supported.
** Currently AWS S3, Google Cloud Storage, and Azure Blob Storage are supported.
SSH / SFTP
browsr ssh://[email protected]:22