Open XLSX file

The most common choise: Microsoft Excel XML workbook

How to open Microsoft Excel XML workbook .xlsx files

xlsx file icon 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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What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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