The tap-csv Singer tap pulls data from CSV that can then be sent to a destination using a Singer target.

Alternative variants

Multiple variants of tap-csv are available. This document describes the default meltanolabs variant, which is recommended for new users.

Alternative variants are:

Standalone usage

Install the package using pip:

pip install git+

For additional instructions, refer to the README in the repository.

Usage with Meltano

Install Meltano, create your Meltano project, and add the tap to your project as an extractor:

meltano add extractor tap-csv

For additional instructions, refer to the Meltano-specific documentation for tap-csv.




Array of objects with entity, path, and keys keys

CSV Files Definition (csv_files_definition)

Project-relative path to JSON file holding array of objects with entity, path, and keys keys


Looking for help?

If you're having trouble getting tap-csv to work by itself or with Meltano, look for an existing issue in its repository, file a new issue, or join the Meltano Slack community and ask for help in the #plugins-general channel.

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