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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 12/3/2018.


  • A fast CSV file viewer that works on large files.
    CSV data is imported into SQLite for fast, accurate processing.
  • It's a Pivot Table for analyzing and exploring data in SQL data sources.
  • Designed to fit in to the workflow of data engineers and data scientists.

To install Tad, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install tad

To upgrade Tad, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade tad


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'tad'
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url = ''
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      fileType      = 'exe'
      url           = $url
      silentArgs  = "/S"
      softwareName  = '*tad*'
      checksum      = '8F5C469FFACDAFE7CEDB23975C565C9D76D0B0CEC311B2E56CCD352C2734D02A'
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
      validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1641)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • antonycourtney




Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Tad 0.8.5 324 Friday, June 30, 2017 approved

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