Do you have a database, library or collection which you need to use on-the-go, even when you don't have web access? If you do, this is the application for you. Using CSV Lite you can easily search, sort and look through your collections when away from your computer. So start carrying your DVD and CD library, your book collection, your wine testing notes, or any other database, library or list with you!

CSV Lite works by reading CSV files, a file format which almost all databases and applications like Excel, Filemaker, Access, Bento and others can export to. To get the CSV files on your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, you can download the files the standard way using iTunes. In addition, you can also download CSV files directly from the web (e.g. MobileMe) or from FTP server; if you do this, it is a simple click of a button to update the file when there is a new version available on the server.

Note that CSV Lite does not allow editing of your database. See for more information and screenshots. CSV Lite is free but restricted (only 1 CSV file with 150 items); buy CSV Touch if you need to be able to use more files and/or items.


- Download CSV files using iTunes, from the Web or using FTP
- Open CSV files from within Mail, Safari, Dropbox and other iPhone/iPad apps (requires iOS 3.2 or higher)
- Fast search and sorting of items
- Support for links in your data (click web address to open Safari, phone number to make a call, email address to open Mail)
- Support for showing pictures from the web inside the application (requires internet connection)
- Handles any number of files
- Supports ",", ";", "|", space, or tab as column separator
- Handles all languages, including Japanese (requires UTF8 encoding; other encodings might also work)
- Handles thousands of objects without problems (depending on number of columns)

What's New

Version 3.8.5

- Fixed landscape bug for iPad

Ratings and Reviews



After downloading and going through the directions, the App did not work. I tried several times without success. I have an iPad with plenty of storage.

Easy, light weight, want to freeze top row


This is almost exactly what I am looking for. It read my csv database without issue. I have about 30 people in the database. Each person has nearly 200 attributes. All thecdata is presented cleanly and is simple to access. I can easily move from one set of data to the next -- one person to the next. But what I need is for the first item (the name) to be optionally frozen and displayed at all times. I want to, for example, look at data item 123 then quickly slide to the next person to view item 123. And so on for each person. I don't want to keep scrolling up to the top to find out which person this record belongs to. If I could freeze the first row then I'd give this 5 stars.

Does everything it advertised


really simple to use, interface is well designed and is one more tool that separates me from my desktop... Thanks


Simon Wigzell
1.6 MB
Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2008 Simon Wigzell


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