How to Create a CSV From a Google Spreadsheet

Tyler Tyler (304)
1 minute

A CSV (Comma Separated Values) file is the default file format for importing and exporting data between various applications. The default file extension for a Google spreadsheet is .gsheet. Often, after you create your spreadsheet in Google Sheets, you'll need to download the file as a .csv file in order to make use of it.

Fortunately, downloading a Google spreadsheet as a file is easy! Here are the three easy steps to download a Google spreadsheet as a CSV file.

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Open Spreadsheet in Google Sheets

Either from Google Drive or Google Sheets, double-click on the file you wish to open.

Download as a CSV in Google Sheets
  • Go to File > Dowload.
  • Click Comma-separated values to download as a CSV.
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