Microsoft Excel

Spreadsheet software

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Microsoft Excel Overview

What is Microsoft Excel?

New available Excel version is cleaner, but it’s also designed to help you get professional-looking results quickly. You’ll find many new features that let you get away from walls of numbers and draw more persuasive pictures of your data, guiding you to better, more informed decisions.

Microsoft Excel Overview

Pricing

Starting from
US$1,99/month

Pricing options

Free Trial
One Time License
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Microsoft Excel is available as part of Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions.
Office 365 Personal: $6.99/month or $69.99/year
Office 365 Home: $9.99/month or $99.99/year
Office Home & Student 2019: $149.99 one-time
Office 365 Business: $8.25/user/month (annual commitment required)
Office 365 Business Premium: $12.50/user/month (annual commitment required)
Office 365 Business Essentials: $5/month (annual commitment required)

Users can also access the web-based version of Microsoft Excel through the free OneDrive Basic 5GB, and the $1.99/month OneDrive 100GB subscription plans.


Microsoft Excel Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, China and 5 others, India, Japan, Germany, Brazil, Mexico
Supported Languages
Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish and 22 others, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Taiwanese, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian

Media

Discover and reveal the insights hidden in your data
Visualize your data to understand it better
Share workbooks more ways for better results
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Microsoft Excel Reviews

Microsoft Excel Reviews

Overall rating
4,8
/
5
Excellent
11159

Very good
2727

Average
250

Poor
21

Terrible
8

Value for Money
4,6
Features
4,7
Ease of Use
4,3
Customer Support
4,3
98% recommended this app
Anoop B.

Excel - Cant Imagine a day without Excel

the overall experience with excel cannot be described in one word or in one sentence. I have recommend all my friends to use the excel in their daily routine. Excel is a part of my daily work and it had simplified all my works.


Luis alejandro D.

An essential tool to achieve a good management

Great, it a very versatile tools, where you can do almost everything. Even you can do something very close to your own application with coding/programming.


Emir O.

Great app for statistics and reports

Great, for 99% of analytics work this is my go to application. Would recommend it for everybody who has to work with numbers and statistics.


Nathan M.

Well, it's an option

A tolerant level of frustration, like accepting your parents or siblings because they're your only family, but they irritate you to no end. It's there and it's all you got because Google cloud apps are blocked by your law firm.


Lazaro F.

Excel User Capacity

Excel is the most successful application to make either an inventory, transfer diverse costs, or even take total account of the companies' capability of production. It is outstanding the way Excel can transfer the cost of many producing products into one whole total cost.


Anoop B.
Industry: Construction
Company size: 1 001-5 000 Employees

Excel - Cant Imagine a day without Excel

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2020/05/13
Review Source: Capterra

the overall experience with excel cannot be described in one word or in one sentence. I have recommend all my friends to use the excel in their daily routine. Excel is a part of my daily work and it had simplified all my works.

Pros

I have been using the excel for the past 20 years and the most excel features i use on my daily routine are the pivot table, vlook functions, graphs, calculations and it keeps on going. all the monthly salary calculations, deductions, are all compiled into one sheet and its very easy to share the files with password protection facility. i have purchased both home office 365 and for business. very compatible with the microsoft teams. Another feature of excel is the low

Cons

everything in excel is very easy to learn, but only while using Macro and Micro features, i had found a little bit of difficulties. but using the help button itself, the same can be resolved within few minutes. the total features in excel in overwhelming and i feel like that i have been using only less than 20% of the total features of excel.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Luis alejandro D.
Industry: Computer Software
Company size: 2-10 Employees

An essential tool to achieve a good management

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2020/08/04
Review Source: Capterra

Great, it a very versatile tools, where you can do almost everything. Even you can do something very close to your own application with coding/programming.

Pros

I could say the for me one of the prime feature is the pivot table! you can analyze any data set easily, however Excel does almost everything. You can us to make templates that auto calculate data, you can connect you sheets to database or almost any data source.

You can format (data and color) very easy and customize list, forms and the likes.

Cons

It is most about details, for instance, if you sort you data and every line has different height it mess up.

The conditional formatting has its limitations, VLookup/Hlookup or even Xlookup could be better. it is not easy to make a single cell readonly, you have to with lock functionality or even code your own solution instead of just include a simple option on menu

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Emir O.
Industry: Telecommunications
Company size: 1 001-5 000 Employees

Great app for statistics and reports

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2020/08/26
Review Source: Capterra

Great, for 99% of analytics work this is my go to application. Would recommend it for everybody who has to work with numbers and statistics.

Pros

I would say pivot and data conditioning.
After that charts.
Actually every now and then i find some additional usage for some functions, data formatting, cleaning and arranging data.
This is app i learn to use in primary school, and is application i use everyday and cannot work without.

Cons

Sometimes functions explainers are not easy to understand. Also there are some issues when adjusting data in graph and pivot area. Also sometimes for no apparent reason excel would loose format for some cells in table or table completely especially for exported data.
Also there shoud be some advanced easy to use functions for subtraction of timestamp and date values.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10

Nathan M.
Industry: Law Practice
Company size: 5 001-10 000 Employees

Well, it's an option

Used Weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2019/02/12
Review Source: Capterra

A tolerant level of frustration, like accepting your parents or siblings because they're your only family, but they irritate you to no end. It's there and it's all you got because Google cloud apps are blocked by your law firm.

Pros

The pros are thin on this software. I'll list them by number.

1. The software is over 20 years old and has been refined and recreated numerous times over that period.
2. It makes creating lists very easy when copying and pasting information from tables on web forms. It intuitively pastes tables by column and row quite accurately 99% of the time and enables you to take one column as a list and paste it anywhere else. This utility reduces the tedium of quickly conveying information to co-workers considerably.
3. The ability to import data by comma or tab delimited text files is also exceedingly powerful in reducing time spent listing or reporting on specific items in a format that is not conducive to pasting into a table, or perhaps powershell script derived data outputted to a comma delimited text file. As a computer engineer, this takes hours and hours of time and compresses it into minutes.
4. The formulas, while available on Google or other spreadsheets, are also good pros and help with calculating anything you need to do in terms of math from other columns, in my case and in short, capacity and utilization percentages of storage devices on hand.

Cons

What I like least are the frustrating things, and while few, these really irk me and stand out as a problem, especially in creating reports for people using the formulas, math and functions that spreadsheets are best known for. Case in point: The ability to copy and paste just the function into another spreadsheet that is open. It simply does not work unless you tab out of the existing cell and this is because, annoyingly, separate files, completely separate Excel spreadsheets, all act as if they're part of the same file. If I have one spreadsheet xlsx file open and a separate one open where I'm copying and pasting pertinent data from one to the other, it acts as if I'm in the same spreadsheet and the behavior is inexplicably wonky and unusable. I just want to copy the formula plain text as is into the cell of another spreadsheet because I want to use that same math for data related to other irrelevant items. Google Sheets does not do this at all. Maybe this was something Accountants wanted for some crazy reason that I'll never encounter as an engineer. But this is obnoxious and makes me scream at the computer often.

The other con is that I do not like the non-intuitive UI and clunky way to simply save files. It pushes One Drive, and pushes it hard like non stop telemarketing calls. Also, I just prefer the old way to save files. Call me old fashioned but it was simple. I don't need the whole screen to change when cling the file tab.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 5.0/10

Lazaro F.
Industry: Primary/Secondary Education
Company size: 10 000+ Employees

Excel User Capacity

Used Weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2020/07/15
Review Source: Capterra

Excel is the most successful application to make either an inventory, transfer diverse costs, or even take total account of the companies' capability of production. It is outstanding the way Excel can transfer the cost of many producing products into one whole total cost.

Pros

Excel is an application worth for the usage of producing businesses. The features Excel provides, makes easier the way you take accountability forwarding determined business. It is essential to take a tutorial in order to learn from every feature corresponding the application. Microsoft has made available updates to fix any bug from the app, becoming successful and total security on behalf of Microsoft.

Cons

Excel barely has any disability, nevertheless, Microsoft could provide a directed tutorial in which techniques to manage certain features should be presented in a more user friendly way. Many times you may struggle to find certain features, but eventually by making use of the app it will be easier. Unfortunately, Excel does not have a feature to share a document in which changes for third parties would change your document as-well. This way, companies who use this application may find easier for workers to communicate and be more productive.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 8.0/10

User recommendation
9,1/10
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Microsoft Excel Pricing

Microsoft Excel Pricing

Starting from
US$1,99/month
Free Trial
One Time License
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Microsoft Excel is available as part of Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions.
Office 365 Personal: $6.99/month or $69.99/year
Office 365 Home: $9.99/month or $99.99/year
Office Home & Student 2019: $149.99 one-time
Office 365 Business: $8.25/user/month (annual commitment required)
Office 365 Business Premium: $12.50/user/month (annual commitment required)
Office 365 Business Essentials: $5/month (annual commitment required)

Users can also access the web-based version of Microsoft Excel through the free OneDrive Basic 5GB, and the $1.99/month OneDrive 100GB subscription plans.

Microsoft Excel is available as part of Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions.
Office 365 Personal: $6.99/month or $69.99/year
Office 365 Home: $9.99/month or $99.99/year
Office Home & Student 2019: $149.99 one-time
Office 365 Business: $8.25/user/month (annual commitment required)
Office 365 Business Premium: $12.50/user/month (annual commitment required)
Office 365 Business Essentials: $5/month (annual commitment required)

Users can also access the web-based version of Microsoft Excel through the free OneDrive Basic 5GB, and the $1.99/month OneDrive 100GB subscription plans.

Value for Money
4,6/5
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Microsoft Excel Features

Microsoft Excel Features

API
Access Control
Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Automatic Notifications
Chat
Collaboration Tools
Collaborative Workspace
Commenting
Customizable Branding
Document Management
Document Storage
Drag & Drop Interface
File Management
Permission Management
Projections
Reporting & Statistics
Search Functionality
Third Party Integration
Workflow Management
Features
4,7/5
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Additional information for Microsoft Excel

Additional information for Microsoft Excel

Key features of Microsoft Excel

  • Chart Formatting Control
  • Easily reformation and rearrangement of data
  • Quick complex analyses with Pivot Table
  • Variety of charts to illustrate data better

Microsoft Excel FAQs

Microsoft Excel FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Microsoft Excel.

Q. What type of pricing plans does Microsoft Excel offer?

Microsoft Excel offers the following pricing plans:

Starting from: US$1,99/month

Pricing model: One Time License, Free, Subscription

Free Trial: Available

Microsoft Excel is available as part of Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions. Office 365 Personal: $6.99/month or $69.99/year Office 365 Home: $9.99/month or $99.99/year Office Home & Student 2019: $149.99 one-time Office 365 Business: $8.25/user/month (annual commitment required) Office 365 Business Premium: $12.50/user/month (annual commitment required) Office 365 Business Essentials: $5/month (annual commitment required) Users can also access the web-based version of Microsoft Excel through the free OneDrive Basic 5GB, and the $1.99/month OneDrive 100GB subscription plans.

Q. What are the main features of Microsoft Excel?

Microsoft Excel offers the following features:

  • Chart Formatting Control
  • Easily reformation and rearrangement of data
  • Quick complex analyses with Pivot Table
  • Variety of charts to illustrate data better

Q. Who are the typical users of Microsoft Excel?

Microsoft Excel has the following typical customers:

Small Business, Large Enterprises, Public Administrations, Non Profit, Freelancers, Mid Size Business

Q. What languages does Microsoft Excel support?

Microsoft Excel supports the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Taiwanese, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian

Q. What type of pricing plans does Microsoft Excel offer?

Microsoft Excel has the following pricing plans:

One Time License, Free, Subscription

Q. Does Microsoft Excel support mobile devices?

Microsoft Excel supports the following devices:

Android, iPhone, iPad

Q. What other apps does Microsoft Excel integrate with?

Microsoft Excel integrates with the following applications:

1CRM, Amity, Celoxis, Creatio CRM, Mobile Field Report, NABD System, PipelineDeals, PlanGuru, SAP Roambi, moon

Q. What level of support does Microsoft Excel offer?

Microsoft Excel offers the following support options:

FAQs, Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials