Import and Export Data in PostgreSQL Database

Enjoy simple and seamless data migration and benefit from an easy way to fill your PostgreSQL databases with external source data.

A salient feature of the PostgreSQL Import/Export tool, built into dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL, is that it supports file transfer between the most frequently used data formats (Text, MS Excel, XML, CSV, JSON, etc.) and allows saving templates for repetitive export and import jobs. With the tool, you can easily:

  • Migrate data from other servers
  • Customize import and export jobs
  • Save templates for recurring scenarios
  • Populate new tables with data

How to Import Data into a PostgreSQL Database?

Completing data importing tasks has never been easier. IDE will walk you through the process and do the majority of the work for you.

  1. Open the Data Import wizard by clicking Import Data on the Database menu.
  2. Follow the instructions in the wizard: choose a required import format, specify a source and a target, specify additional options.
  3. Click Import and sit back. dbForge Studio will notify you when the import is completed.

How to Export Data from a PostgreSQL Database?

Follow the instructions in the Data Export wizard to get a truly optimized user experience.

  1. In Database Explorer, right-click a table or a view you want to export data from and select Export Data on the shortcut menu.
  2. Enter the necessary information in each tab of the wizard: select an export format, specify a source and a target, specify how the application should behave when an error is encountered.
  3. Click Export and see the result of export process.

Supported File Formats

MS Excel
MS Excel
SQL
SQL
HTML
HTML
JSON
JSON
XML
XML
CSV
CSV
ODBC
ODBC
DBF
DBF

Conclusion

dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL has advanced built-in features for exporting and importing data for different cases and scenarios. The Data Import and Export functionality provided in the Studio significantly facilitates filling databases with data and migrating Postgres data between databases. Boost your productivity and accelerate your results with dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL.

dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL

Cutting-edge PostgreSQL IDE for database development and management

Availability in the editions of dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL

Feature

Standard
Express
Data Export to 14+ file formats
Yes
Partial Support
Data Import from 10+ file formats
Yes
Partial Support

* CSV format has no restrictions for data export and import, for other formats only first 50 rows are processed. User templates are not supported.