Vega-Lite Applications

This is an incomplete list of integrations, applications, and extensions of the Vega-Lite language and compiler. If you want to add a tool or library, edit this file and send us a pull request.

Bindings for programming languages


  • Polestar, lightweight Tableau-style interface for visual analysis
  • Voyager, visualization browser for open-ended data exploration
  • Lyra, an interactive, graphical Visualization Design Environment (VDE)
  • nteract, interactive notebook application with Vega and Vega-Lite renderer
  • Vega-VSCode, Vega Language Plug-in for Visual Studio Code
  • mondrian-rest-ui, an experimental UI for mondrian-rest inspired by Polestar and CubesViewer.
  •, upload .vg.json and .vl.json files along side your raw data, or embed vega directly into comments and summary markdown.
  • vega-desktop, a desktop app that let you open .vg.json and .vl.json to see visualizations just like you open image files with an image viewer. Can also be used for creating visualizations with vega/vega-lite locally.
  • [Visdown](], a web app to create Vega-Lite visualisations in Markdown. Specs are written in YAML (not JSON) within code blocks.