The 4 Best CSV Files Freeware Editors

CSV file is a very common file format that stores numbers and text ( tabular data ) in text form and all fields are separated with a specific character. Although this format ( .csv ) is widely used you do not have too many options when you have to choose a freeware CSV editor. We found four such applications that enable you to edit CSV files and all are free.

Although this format ( .csv ) is widely used you do not have too many options when you have to choose for a freeware CSV editor. We found four such applications that enable you to edit CSV files and and free.

CSVed is by far the most versatile of the four. Using it, you can work with very large files that store data separated with any separator. You can run multiple operations like: changing separator, split or join columns, search and replace, remove duplicates, add or delete columns, rearrange columns.

Here you can check a few application screenshots:

You can get the installer from here  ( csvedsetup.exe – 1.9MB )

Let’s go to our next solution called iMatrixitor. This is a flexible solution that can open CSV files and edit them. it includes a lot of features like the ability to modify files on a remote server, via FTP connection, but also on local HDD. On save it automatically refresh the files both on local disk and FTP server.

Here are some screenshots:

You can get the installer from here  ( installation file of ~ 4.1MB )

Out third choice is going to be a CSV editor written in Java and called, how else, Java csveditor :). It does some basic operations like pack rows, pack columns, row insertion before and after, column insertion before and after, delimiters selection. You can also customize the font you want to use.

Here you can view some screenshots:

It can be downloaded from here ( the kit has about 1.4MB )

The last solution is CSVForm – a simple CSV editor written in Java that does not need to be installed. Check the attached screenshot:

You can download it from here ( file size 21KB ).

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