Using SQLite command-line tool

Run this command to specify the csv file type and table

sqlite> .mode csv table_name
sqlite> .import file_name.csv table_name

If it’s a SQL file, you can import it by this command:

sqlite> .read file_name.sql

Using TablePlus GUI tool

You can import a CSV file directly into SQLite table from its table view:

  • Open the destination table to view then choose File -> Import CSV from the menu.

  • Or you can right-click on the table name from the right panel (or even any data cell of the table), choose Import CSV.

Then specify how you would like to import data.

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