Salesforce Data Loader: Invalid CSV File Format on Mac

#1MinuteTip If you are using Salesforce Data Loader on Mac, you may get the following error:

CSV Error: Invalid CSV file format. Please select a different file.

Like the one shown below:

Salesforce Data Loader Invalid CSV File Format on Mac

This happened to me every time I tried using the data loader and with different CSV files. In my case the Salesforce Data Loader version was version 59.0.0 (Winter ’24 Release).

If you run into the same issue and if nothing works for you, try using a lower version of Salesforce Data Loader. In my case, v58.0.0 of the data loader worked just fine.

You can download the previous version of the data loader from the following URL:

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