How do I Convert a VCard to a CSV File in Mac?

By Mario Calhoun

Whereas vCards are a type of file format used for contacts in the Address Book application on your Macintosh computer, you can also convert them to the comas separated value (CSV) file format when they are imported into the Excel application. CSV files enables you to view files as a workbook and create new categories for the file, and is compatible on non-Macintosh computers, according to the official Microsoft Office support site.

Things You'll Need

  • Address Book 2.0 or later
  • Microsoft Excel 2008 or later

Step 1

Select "Go" on your Macintosh's menu bar, located at the top of the screen, and select "Applications" from the pull-down menu.

Step 2

Double-click the "Microsoft Office" folder, and double-click the "Excel" icon to run the Excel program.

Step 3

Click "File" at the top of the screen, and select "Import" from the pull-down menu.

Step 4

Double-click the vCard file you wish to import to open it in the Excel application. Click "File" at the top of the screen and select "Save As" on the pull-down menu.

Step 5

Click the "File Type" menu, and select "*.csv" from the pull-down list. Click the "Save" button to save the vCard as a CSV file. Your Macintosh computer will now have two copies of the same file in both the original and new file format.