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Using a Rill binary

Our binary is the fastest path to installing Rill Developer. Download the latest package that is relevant for your OS and architecture:

CLI commands

To start the application you need to open the terminal and cd to the directory where the application is located. You can now use Rill's CLI commands.

cd downloads
rill init
rill import-source /path/to/data_1.parquet
rill start

Safely open Rill on your Mac

If you see a warning when opening the rill macos-arm64 binary you need to change the permissions to make it executable and remove it from Apple Developer identification quarantine.

cd downloads
chmod a+x rill
xattr -d ./rill

Safely open Rill on Windows 10

If you see a warning "SmartScreen protected an unrecognized app from starting", you can fix by by following these instructions here. In summary:

  • Navigate to the file or program that's being blocked by SmartScreen.
  • Right-click the file.
  • Click Properties.
  • Click the checkbox next to Unblock so that a checkmark appears.
  • Click Apply.