File Extension Library

.EXCEL File Extension

  • Category: Spreadsheet and workbook Files

What are .EXCEL files and how to open them?

Can't open .EXCEL file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .EXCEL file.

What is a .EXCEL file extension?

.EXCEL file extension has been classified as Spreadsheet and workbook Files.

.EXCEL is Microsoft Excel spreadsheet

Microsoft Excel historically uses xls and xlsx files for saved spreadsheets. In case you are looking for information about these files, you have to check the respective file type entries or check all available file types for Microsoft Excel.

How to open:

Except for Microsoft Excel, you can open spreadsheets in several other office productivity suites.

How to convert:

Excel spreadsheets can be converted to other similar formats, for example CSV or ODS format from OpenDocument based programs.

How to fix problems with .EXCEL files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .EXCEL files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .EXCEL file format
  2. You need to check the .EXCEL file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)