.XLS File extension

Excel Spreadsheet

.XLS File Extension - How to open .XLS File? icon
DeveloperMicrosoft
Rating
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CategorySpreadsheet Files
FormatBinary

What is a .XLS file?

An XLS file is a spreadsheet file created by Microsoft Excel or exported by another spreadsheet program, such as OpenOffice Calc or Apple Numbers. It contains one or more worksheets, which store and display data in a table format. XLS files may also store mathematical functions, charts, styles, and formatting.

More .XLS File Extension Information

A spreadsheet is used for organizing, analyzing, manipulating, and visualizing data. It consists of a table with rows and columns. The table cells may contain manually entered data or the results computed from the data of other cells. Excel is the most widely used spreadsheet application in the world. It comes with every edition of the Microsoft Office suite and is used in home, academic, and business environments. If you work in an office environment, there is a good chance you have seen and opened an XLS file. NOTE: XLS files are saved in the Excel Binary File Format, which was the primary format until the Office Open XML format was introduced with Excel 2007. Most Excel files are now saved in the Office Open XML format, with an .XLSX file extension. However, Microsoft Excel an many other spreadsheet programs still support the older XLS format.

How to open .XLS files?

.XLS can be using by 6 Flatform (Mac, Windows, Linux, Web, iOS, Android).
And can be open by bellow programs list:
Mac
Microsoft Excel 2016
Apple Numbers
Apache OpenOffice
Planamesa NeoOffice
LibreOffice
Windows
File Viewer Plus
Microsoft Excel 2016
Microsoft Excel Viewer
Corel Quattro Pro X8
Apache OpenOffice
Kingsoft Spreadsheets
Nuance OmniPage Ultimate
SoftMaker Office
Gnumeric
LibreOffice
Linux
Apache OpenOffice
Gnumeric
LibreOffice
Web
Google Drive
iOS
Microsoft Excel
Apple Numbers
MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro
Infraware Polaris Office
Google Drive
Android
Microsoft Excel
Kingsoft WPS Office for Android
MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro
Google Drive
SoftMaker Office: PlanMaker Mobile
Updated at: 2018-11-13

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