cliff – Command Line Interface Formulation Framework – version 1.3.3

cliff is a framework for building command line programs. It uses
setuptools entry points to provide subcommands, output formatters, and
other extensions.

What’s New In This Release?

  • Restore compatibility with prettytable < 0.7.2 by forcing no
    output if there is no data (instead of printing an empty
    table). Contributed by Dirk Mueller.
  • Update to allow cmd2 version Contributed by Dirk Mueller.


Documentation for cliff is hosted on


Use pip:

$ pip install cliff

See the installation guide for more details.