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Numerical Data Formats
Mathematica can efficiently exchange data in all standard numerical formats—allowing convenient symbolic specification of data subsets and data elements.
"CSV" comma-separated values
"TSV" tab-separated values
"HDF", "HDF5" NCSA hierarchical data format (.hdf, .h5)
"CDF" NASA common data format (.cdf)
"NetCDF" Unidata scientific data format
"XPORT" SAS interchange format
"MTP" Minitab portable format (.mtp)
"MAT" Matlab/Octave data format (.mat)
"MTX" MatrixMarket sparse matrix format (.mtx)
"HarwellBoeing" Harwell-Boeing sparse matrix formats
"MPS" MPS linear programming system format (.mps)