Installing and starting a project in OpenRefine is easy!
For current information, visit the OpenRefine site and official Docs.
To use Refine you will need a web browser (Firefox or Chrome) and an OpenRefine kit for your operating system. In the past installing Java was required, but this is no longer necessary on Windows and Mac! Check the official installation docs for details.
Start by visiting the OpenRefine downloads page to find the package for your system.
openrefine.exe(You may get a warning that the publisher could not be verified, ignore it, and click Run. Once open, pin the Refine icon to your taskbar for easy access in the future).
localhost:3333in your address bar. The user interface is rendered by your web browser, but Refine is not a web application. No information is sent online and no internet connection is necessary.
Command-Qon Mac). This will ensure any open projects are saved.
Please note: although Refine runs in a web browser, the application is offline. You do not need an internet connection and no data is sent over the network