NOTE: To work with formats that are proprietary to a desktop application, such as Microsoft Excel, you do not need the supporting application installed on your desktop.
Native Input File Formats:
Cloud Dataprep can read and import directly these file formats:
Excel (XLS/XLSX), upload only
Tip: You may import multiple worksheets from a single workbook at one time. See Import Excel Data.
JSON, including nested
NOTE: Cloud Dataprep requires that JSON files be submitted with one valid JSON object per line. Consistently malformed JSON objects or objects that overlap linebreaks might cause import to fail. See Initial Parsing Steps.
- Plain Text
NOTE: When working with datasets sourced from Avro files, lineage information and the SOURCEROWNUMBER function are not supported.
Native Output File Formats:
Cloud Dataprep can write to these file formats:
- BQ Table
Compression Algorithms:Read Native File Formats: