The target-csv Singer target sends data into Comma Separate Values file type after it was pulled from a source using a Singer tap.

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 target to your project as a loader:

meltano add loader target-csv

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




Sets the destination path the CSV files are written to, relative to the project root. The directory needs to exist already, it will not be created automatically. To write CSV files to the project root, set an empty string ("").


A one-character string used to separate fields. It defaults to a comma (,).


A one-character string used to quote fields containing special characters, such as the delimiter or quotechar, or which contain new-line characters. It defaults to single quote (‘).

Looking for help?

If you're having trouble getting target-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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