Integrate Tableau Data Extract (TDE) Using FME

Use FME to integrate, manipulate and convert data from hundreds of sources into the TDE format for analysis with Tableau.

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By using FME in conjunction with Tableau you can analyze more data and gain an even clearer understanding of your business intelligence. Transform and integrate data from 345+ formats and applications – including spatial – into TDE. Sources like:

  • Excel
  • CSV
  • ArcGIS and MapInfo
  • AutoCAD and Microstation
  • KML
  • XML
  • and many more

FME allows you to achieve more than straight format translation with its advanced tools that manipulate data’s contents and structure to fit the requirements of your Tableau dashboard, as well as clean it for optimum performance.

About Tableau Data Extract (TDE)

Tableau is business intelligence software that provides users with rich insight into their data through visualization.

Common Conversions

FME lets you integrate many applications and file formats. Here are some of the ways our users convert Tableau Data Extract (TDE).

Comma-Separated Value (CSV)
Esri ArcGIS Shapefile (SHP)
MapInfo (TAB)
FME is the data integration platform with the best support for spatial.


The table below outlines how Tableau Data Extract (TDE) is supported by our different FME products, and on which platform(s) the reader and/or writer runs.

Product OS
FME Desktop FME Server FME Cloud Windows 32-bit Windows 64-bit Linux Mac
Writer All Editions

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