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Online Microsoft Excel Alternatives

Microsoft Office Excel is not available as a web app but there are plenty of alternatives that runs in the browser with similar functionality. The best Online alternative is Google Sheets, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Microsoft Office Excel and many of them are available as a web app so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Online alternatives to Microsoft Office Excel are Tableau, EtherCalc, Numbers and fxSolver.

Microsoft Office Excel alternatives are mainly Spreadsheet Apps but may also be Business Intelligence Tools or Office Suites. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Microsoft Office Excel.
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  1. Google Sheets, part of Google Drive , is an online spreadsheet app that lets you create and format spreadsheets and simultaneously work with other people. Here's what you can do with Google Sheets:

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    Most users think Google Sheets is a great alternative to Microsoft Office Excel.
    hercrug

    To my mind - one of the best option for Sheet job. Everything you need could be found here.

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    Glen157

    MS Excel is a free application which is user friendly

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    ab1

    Excel used to be just offline application... Now clear choice is more difficult.

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    Realtime online collaboration is awesome. Sharing a spreadsheet that has to be filled with a simple link, have the other side fill it online and get the results instantly is great.

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    IgorP

    Google Sheets steps in 21st century and for modern collaborative business office environment is "for now" a way ahead of MS Office. You have "query" command which is quite powerful, as well as "importrange". Seamless integration with Google Forms and mail service plus plugins and scripts goes far beyond MS slow-online trying.

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    Tableau

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    • Windows
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Tableau can help anyone see and understand their data. Connect to almost any database, drag and drop to create visualizations, and share with a click.

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    Tableau - is a software that help you work with collected data: create charts and sheets. But it's product for IT teams only, because it's really hard to build anything without appropriate knowledge

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    EtherCalc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron

    EtherCalc is a web spreadsheet. Your data is saved on the web, and people can edit the same document at the same time. Everybody's changes are instantly reflected on all screens. Work together on inventories, survey forms, list management, brainstorming sessions and more!

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    Most users think EtherCalc is a great alternative to Microsoft Office Excel.
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    Numbers

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Create gorgeous spreadsheets with Numbers for Mac. Get started with one of over 30 Apple-designed templates for your home budget, checklist, invoice, mortgage calculator, and more. Add tables, charts, text, and images anywhere on the free-form canvas.

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    Most users think Numbers is a great alternative to Microsoft Office Excel.

    It feel real. There are no secrets in this app you just can see what is capable of in the first few WPS moments of use.

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  5. Online math solver, equation library, graphing calculator and science/engineering problem helper.

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    Framacalc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Framacalc is an an online collaborative spreadsheet.

    Currently it is uses Ethercalc software that is hosted on servers of Framasoft association.

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    Zoho Sheet

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Messages

    The spreadsheet software for collaborative teams.

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    Obvibase

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Obvibase is a distraction-free online database editor that you do not need to learn, but can just start using and benefiting from.

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    Sheetgo

    • FreemiumProprietary
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    • Online
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Microsoft OneDrive
    • Google Drive
    • Dropbox

    Create workflows from your spreadsheet. Avoid buying software for every other process and use the technology you already know. Automate data transfer between spreadsheets with 15+ features.

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    It is not a spreadsheet app.

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    Matrify

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Matrify is the middle way between spreadsheets and industry-specific software. Use Matrify to work on tables and lists with your team, e. g.

    Example list for "office library management".
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