EVLTool QVD Utils Microservice enables reading/writing of QVD files without the need for QlikView or Qlik Sense. The trial and documentation are available at https://www.evltool.com/evl-qvd-utils The video demo was done on Ubuntu 18.04 running under Microsoft Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).

The video covers:

  • Downloading, unpacking, and installing the trial .deb package
  • Using EasyQlickQviewer for opening and reading the Airlines.qvd file
  • Running a few example commands:
    • qvd-header --output=json --fields Airlines.qvd
    • qvd-header --no-of-records Airlines.qvd
    • qvd2csv Airlines.qvd -o Airlines.csv
    • csv2qvd Airlines.csv > Airlines_New.qvd