Open CSV File

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CSV Frequently Asked Questions

What is CSV file?

CSV file is a text-based file format for storing comma delimited data. Data in CSV file is format is stored in comma delimited text fields where each field represents one value. Values could be in any format and contain both numerical and textual data. That means that there is no limitation to which data you can store in CSV file as far as it is textual. Values in CSV file can even contain special characters supported by CSV file encoding.

Are CSV files binary?

No, CSV files are based on comma-delimited values file format which is textual. CSV files could be opened and read either in spreadsheet software or text editing software.

What applications can I use to open CSV file?

CSV files are supported by multiple different applications. Most popular of them are: