Welcome to pyavb’s documentation!


pyavb is a python module for reading and writing Avid Bin Files (AVB) files.


This project is in no way affiliated, nor endorsed in any way with Avid, and their name and all product names are registered brand names and trademarks that belong to them.


You can install pyavb via:

pip install pyavb

or clone the latest development git master:

git clone https://github.com/markreidvfx/pyavb
cd pyavb
python setup.py install

Indices and tables

Further Reading

pyavb was initially started using these projects as reference

More datatypes and names have been discovered via this avid console command:

EnableBinXMLDump true

The xml dumping can be buggy, if it fails you might need to set this to disabled too: