Open csv file

Did your computer fail to open csv file? We explain what csv files are and recommend software that we know can open your csv files.

What is csv file?

A csv file extension is commonly used for Comma Separated Value file format. CSV is a simple text file with values divided by comma or other character used to separate values. Often used as an import/export format for databases and tables by many software.

csv file description

The csv file extension is commonly used to files in Comma Separated Value format.

A comma-separated values file is a simple text format for a database table. Each line in the CSV file corresponds to a row in the table. Within the line, fields are separated by commas, each field belonging to one table column. The CSV is a simple file format that is supported by many applications.

The csv files are often used for moving tabular data between two different computer programs, for example between a database program and a spreadsheet program.

First CSV files appeared in early 70s, and as such predate any currently used technology.

However the format is still popular even today and used for various purposes, such as used as an export / import format for contacts in Microsoft Outlook and Live Messenger.

MIME types used for csv file:

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What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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