Parse CSV with JavaScript

mholt on Gratipay

Papa Parse is the fastest in-browser CSV (or delimited text) parser for JavaScript. It is reliable and correct according to RFC 4180, and it comes with these features:

Papa Parse has no dependencies - not even jQuery.

Homepage & Demo

To learn how to use Papa Parse:

Papa Parse for Node

Rich Harris forked this project to make Baby Parse which runs in Node.js environments.

$ npm install babyparse

Baby Parse on npm registry

Use it just like Papa Parse. However:

Otherwise, Baby Parse has nearly all the same functionality as Papa Parse 4.0, including the unparse() utility.

Get Started

Use papaparse.min.js for production.

For usage instructions, see the homepage and, for more detail, the documentation.


Papa Parse is under test. Download this repository, run npm install, then npm test to run the tests in your browser.


To discuss a new feature or ask a question, open an issue. To fix a bug, submit a pull request to be credited with the contributors! Remember, a pull request, with test, is best. You may also discuss on Twitter with #PapaParse or directly to me, @mholt6.