Rons CSV Editor is a powerful CSV file editor. It can open any format of separated text, including the standard comma and tab separated files (CSV and TSV), and allows total control over their content and structure.
With a clean and neat interface Rons CSV Editor is also ideal to simply view and read CSV, or any text delimited, files.
Rons CSV Editor is the ultimate CSV editor, whether you need to edit a CSV file, clean some data, or merge and convert to another format, this is the ideal solution for anyone who regularly works with CSV files.
I have been looking for a flat file editor that would edit Excel spreadsheets from .csv or .tsv files. I have been looking quite a while without much success.
So far Ron's Editor looks great. It formats and edits in a format that looks like Excel, but it doesn't try to do all sorts of unnatural things to the text I enter.
This seems to be a great editor at a reasonable price.
|Loads any tabular text format|
|Separators can be configured, to align with file extensions. For individual custom formats the Import Wizard can be used to open any separated or fixed width format from a file or the clipboard.|
|Full control over text format|
|Full text encoding supported: Utf-7, Utf-8, Utf-16 and Utf-32 (both big endian and little endian), with automatic detection. Line break format automatically detected and changeable.|
|Flexible export capabilities|
|Export to text (separated or fixed width), HTML, XML, and Excel directly.|
|Edit the structure of a document|
|Simply cut, copy and paste columns, or for more control, edit the column layout allowing all details to be changed.|
|Standard editing functions|
|Include cut/copy/paste (including rows and columns), search/replace, undo/redo.|
|Change the type|
|Columns can be given data types to allow correct sorting and filtering. For example changing a column to a type of date.|
|Enhanced Editing functions|
|The Edit Panel can easily be activated for cells containing tabs or line breaks, or multi-cell updates. The Page per Row window can be used to edit data layout in a form.|
|Power Editing functions|
The Toolbox is the ultimate cleaning and conversion tool, with live preview and search capabilities. Its capabilities:
For example not only can a date be converted from one format to another, all dates in a document can be easily located. Perfect for cleaning data and improving data quality.
|Split and merge|
|Both rows and columns can be split and merged, providing powerful re-structuring and de-duplication capabilities.|
|Remove duplicate and empty rows|
|The columns used to compare rows can be selected for total control.|
|Filter and Summarize|
|Quickly and easily filter, sort and summarize the data with quick filter access from a context menu on the table. Quick Find - one key-press to search the whole document.|
|Single-click auto-width, auto-height rows, quick zoom.|
Rons CSV Editor is free to download, but it contains some restrictions in its Lite version that can only be unlocked with a Pro license key (see Differences between Lite and Pro version).
Why not give it a try? The download is free and the installation simple.