App Highlight: Dasel. Like Pandoc but for JSON, YAML, TOML, XML and CSV

"One tool to rule them all

Say good bye to learning new tools just to work with a different data format."

“Dasel uses a standard selector syntax no matter the data format.”

“Comparable to jq / yq, but supports JSON, YAML, TOML, XML and CSV with zero runtime dependencies.”


  • Query/select data from structured data files.
  • Update data in structured data files.
  • Create data files.
  • Supports multiple data formats/types.
  • Convert between data formats/types.
  • Uses a standard query/selector syntax across all data formats.
  • Zero runtime dependencies.
  • Available on Linux, Mac and Windows.
  • Available to import and use in your own projects.
  • Run via Docker.
  • Faster than jq/yq.
  • Self update.

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