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Details of extension .csv

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .csv file extension.

We'll explain what exactly a .csv file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .csv files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the 3 file formats associated with this file extension!

Contents

  1. The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition Hint Data
  2. Comma-Separated Values Data
  3. Boso View Express Railway Structure

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The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition Hint Data

csv file - The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition Hint Data
The CSV file belongs to the Game Data category and works with The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition, being used as 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. The developer is still actively supporting the The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition, likely. According to our data, The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition uses one more file types.
Program name: -
Category: Game Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.dxt The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition Texture Data

Comma-Separated Values Data

csv file - Comma-Separated Values Data
The CSV file belongs to the Document category and works with Microsoft Excel, being used as 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 developer is still actively supporting the Microsoft Excel, likely. Our data shows that Microsoft Excel uses 44 more file types.
Application: Microsoft Excel
Program name: excel.exe
Category: Document files
Mime-type: text/csv
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.wg2 Lotus 1-2-3 for OS/2 Worksheet
.cnf Lotus 1-2-3 Configuration Data
.qkt Microsoft Works QKT Data
.ri Lotus 1-2-3 Data File

Boso View Express Railway Structure

csv file - Boso View Express Railway Structure
The CSV file belongs to the Game Data category and works with Boso View Express, being used as a Boso View Express Railway Structure. Boso View Express is a Japanese three-dimensional computer-based train simulator. The developer is still actively supporting the Boso View Express, likely. Based on our current information, Boso View Express does not use other file types.
Application: Boso View Express
Program name: -
Category: Game Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.v Utawarerumono Game Video

The .csv file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .csv extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .csv file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.csg OpenSCAD Constructive Solid Geometry Model
.cv Microsoft CodeView Data
.csf VanDyke SecureCRT Script
.cs Visual C# .NET Class
.dsv DeSmuME Saved State
.cxv Custody X Change Data

The .csv extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .csv filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

csg (1), cv (1), csf (1), cs (1), dsv (1), cxv (1), vsv (1), cvs (1), scv (1), ccv (1)

Having trouble opening a .csv file?

If you want to open a .csv file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .csv association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.csv

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program with which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android