How to open Excep spreadsheet or workbook .xls files
Have you had trouble opening the xls file on your computer? What are xls files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is xls file?
Documents xls extension are spreadsheets or workbooks from Microsoft Excel. A spreadsheet is a matrix of cells arranged in rows and columns and each cell can hold text, numerical, or formula data.
Excep spreadsheet or workbook description
XLS file is a spreadsheet file created by Microsoft Excel or exported to Excel format 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. This file format was the primary extension used by Microsoft Excel 97 to 2003. In 2007, Excel started using the XLSX file format instead. However, XLS files are still compatible with later versions of Excel.
Suggested software to open xls file
A popular spreadsheet application distributed with Microsoft Office suite
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A popular spreadsheet application from the Microsoft Office suite