What is a .csv file?


A comma-separated values (CSV) file stores tabular data (numbers and text) in plain text. In general terms, it is just an Excel file which is saved in different type. You can save your file as .csv by just changing its type in the following manner.

The CSV file format is supported by:

  • Google spread-sheet.

  • Microsoft Excel spread-sheet.

  • Libre spread-sheet.

  • KSpread.

  • OpenOffice Calc.