User community

OpenRefine's user community is very active. You can engage with it:

Developer community

Interested in helping OpenRefine? There are many ways to do so, such as documenting, translating or fixing bugs. More details are available in our contribution guidelines.

Current & Previous Contributors


OpenRefine is developed as an open source project by wide-ranging community. See the list of contributors and Github contributors graph.

Previous Contributors

This software was created by Metaweb Technologies, Inc. and originally written and conceived by David Huynh. Metaweb Technologies, Inc. was acquired by Google, Inc. in July 2010 and the product was renamed Google Refine. In October 2012, it was renamed OpenRefine as it transitioned to a community-supported product.