How to open Microsoft Excel XML workbook .xlsx files
Have you had trouble opening the xlsx file on your computer? What are xlsx files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is xlsx file?
Latest versions of Microsoft Excel use .xlsx extension for the default workbook format, based on the Office Open XML specification. These files are modern version of XLS format
Microsoft Excel XML workbook description
XLSX file is used for the default format in Microsoft Excel. It is the default file format for Microsoft Excel 2007 and later versions.
The XLSX file format is based on the Open XML standard, which allows for the creation of documents that can be read by multiple applications, platforms, and internet browsers. It replaced the previously used XLS format.
This format is used for storing spreadsheet data and charts, and it can be opened and edited with various applications in addition to Excel, such as Google Sheets and OpenOffice Calc.
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