CSV file: How can I open a .CSV file?
The table below provides useful information about the .csv file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .csv file?
- What program do I need to open a .csv file?
- How can the .csv file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .csv files to another format?
We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource.
✅ Comma-Separated Values Data
The CSV file is a Comma-Separated Values Data. The comma-separated values (CSV) file format is a tabular data format that has fields separated by the comma character and quoted by the double quote character.
✅ The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition Hint Data
The CSV file is a The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition Hint Data. The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition is a completely re-imagined version of the classic game.
✅ Boso View Express Railway Structure
The CSV file is a Boso View Express Railway Structure. Boso View Express is a Japanese three-dimensional computer-based train simulator.
⚠ Be careful with .csv files.
It's important to know that the .csv file extension can be used by various programs, not just the ones you expect. This includes potentially harmful software or malware that might create .csv files. Be cautious when dealing with .csv files from unknown sources.
🔄 .csv converters
The following softwares are capable of converting .csv files to other formats:
For example, using the softwares above, a .csv file can be converted into one of the following formats:
🚫 The .csv file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
🔴 Can't open a .csv file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Select an app to open this .csv file
It means that the operating system does not have a default app associated with the .csv file type. To resolve this issue and open the file, you can take the following steps:
- Right-click on the .csv file. A context menu will appear.
- From the context menu, select Open with. Windows will display a list of recommended apps.
- If the desired app is listed, select it from the provided options.
- If you cannot find the appropriate app, you may need to install software that supports the specific file type.
If you don't know how to change the default app for the .csv file, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. The extension of a file serves as a hint to the operating system and various software programs about the type of data contained within the file. When you alter a file's extension, you essentially modify how software applications interpret and handle that file. Every file has a specific format, also known as its file type or file format. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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