Microsoft Office Excel Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Microsoft Office Excel for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is LibreOffice - Calc, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Microsoft Office Excel and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Microsoft Office Excel are Apache OpenOffice Calc (Free, Open Source), Tableau (Paid), WPS Spreadsheets (Freemium) and Spread32 (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 29, 2021

    1. LibreOffice Calc is the spreadsheet program you've always needed. A fork of OpenOffice.org Calc, professional data miners and number crunchers will appreciate its comprehensive range of advanced functions.
      LibreOffice - Calc vs Microsoft Office Excel opinions
      Almost everyone thinks LibreOffice - Calc is a great alternative to Microsoft Office Excel.
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      Highly compatible functionality
      Top positive comment  over 4 years ago

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      externitoritus Does the same (at least what I need of it) for free.
      Top positive comment  about 5 years ago

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      The only stable alternative to Excel, when you need to edit small databases : add records, copy, paste, without keeping text format, etc.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      Small size of software and has all necessary functionality
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      It has nearly the same functions as Excel but costs 100% less. Perfect for individuals and small businesses.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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      The better offimatic suite, betther than microsoft office.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      Robust spreadsheet at no cost!
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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    2. Calc, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is a spreadsheet application. It is similar to Microsoft Office Excel , with a roughly equivalent range of features.
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      Apache OpenOffice Calc vs Microsoft Office Excel opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Apache OpenOffice Calc is a great alternative to Microsoft Office Excel.
      martintin_916 It's comprehensive, often updated and it is free.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    3. 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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    4. WPS Spreadsheets, part of WPS Office , allows users to perform complex data calculation and analysis. The program is compatible with Microsoft Excel and possesses an interface that is similar to the latter.
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      Most users think WPS Spreadsheets is a great alternative to Microsoft Office Excel.
      It has a pretty decent pivot table function, the closest to MS Excel I know. It is worth trying.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      It's free for personal use and is better than Excel and Google Sheets
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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      Loved excel 2003 and this is like it , but even better.
      Positive comment almost 6 years ago

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      Spread32 is a mini-Excel with all of the basic features that you would expect in a competent spreadsheet program. Run macros, draw objects, generate charts, calculate functions and formulas, its all here. And it reads and writes xls, csv, text, and pxl formats.
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      Most users think Spread32 is a great alternative to Microsoft Office Excel.


    5. PlanMaker is a Microsoft Excel-compatible spreadsheet, part of SoftMaker FreeOffice, that opens all your Excel workbooks directly and gives you many time-saving features. It's available for free included in the FreeOffice suite.
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      Extremely quick software, very fast start-up times, very good responsiveness, high compatibility to to Excel, indeed much higher than Calc. And additionally it is priced very reasonably!
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      philippelhostis94 it's free with lot of features from Excel, what else ?
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • 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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    6. Matrify is the middle way between spreadsheets and industry-specific software. Use Matrify to work on tables and lists with your team, e. g.
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    7. ZK Spreadsheet is a Google Spreadsheet like collaborative online spreadsheet. Unlike Google Spreadsheet, ZK Spreadsheet can be self-hosted in-house and easily installed in just a few clicks.
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    8. SSuite Accel is a professional, very useful, and practical spreadsheet application for everyday use at home or the office, and it's also absolutely and completely free!
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      SSuite Accel Spreadsheet vs Microsoft Office Excel opinions
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      It will not even load Excel 5.0.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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