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Microsoft Excel

Spreadsheet software for formatting and analysis.

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Microsoft Excel Pricing, Features, Reviews and Alternatives

Microsoft Excel product overview

Price starts from

6

/user

Per month

What is Microsoft Excel?

Microsoft Excel is a software program, developed by Microsoft and sold as part of the Microsoft 365 suite. It features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called Visual Basic for Applications.

Typical customers

Freelancers
Small businesses
Mid size businesses
Large enterprises

Platforms supported

Web
Android
iPhone/iPad

Support options

FAQs/Forum
Phone Support
Email/Help Desk
Knowledge Base

Training options

Videos

Microsoft Excel pricing information

Value for money

4.6

/5

17.1K

Starting from

6

/user

Per month

Pricing options

Free plan
Subscription
Free trial
Pricing range

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Microsoft Excel features

Functionality

4.7

/5

17.1K

Total features

14

2 categories

Most valued features by users

Collaboration Tools
Document Management
Search/Filter
File Sharing
Drag & Drop
Commenting/Notes
Data Import/Export
Customizable Templates

Microsoft Excel users reviews

Overall Rating

4.8

/5

17.1K

Positive reviews

Rating breakdown
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend9.13/10
Rating distribution

5

4

3

2

1

13,652

3,190

303

23

8

Pros
It is so powerful, and I know I'm barely scraping the surface of what all it's capable of. It is amazing for tracking progress, analyzing data, and staying organzied.
I like the ease of this software to input my numbers that have been acquired over the year and is a good reference to keep my numbers straight.
I would easily recommend it as it's perfect for kids in school, in the work place etc. All it's features are detailed and open doors for me to be as creative as I want to be.
Cons
Some of the error messages are hard to decipher when using the software and the functions have confusing variables to put in at times.
The software cannot be readily integrated or harmonized with other information systems. The software is totally insensitive to human errors; it does not prompt the user when there is an error.
When there is a large amount of data entered into a spreadsheet it's inevitable to have trivial human mistakes made. Sometimes it's very difficult to find those mistakes later.

Overall rating contenders

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Microsoft Excel User Review

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Excel-lent!!

Reviewed a month ago

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  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Best spreadsheet ever

Reviewed 15 days ago

I work with several DBMS for data modeling, however, when it is direct information from specific systems, I treat all my data with Excel. I create powerful applications using only Excel, its native functions and VBA programming. I am very satisfied with this program.

Pros

Excel is by far the best datasheet ever created. It has numerous functions for processing and calculating data in addition to being very powerful with massive data work. The functionality for exporting and importing information is also great and has many features.

Cons

I have nothing to complain about Excel when it comes to working, processing and generating information through data.

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  • Ease of use
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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Microsoft Excel is the best for data entry

Reviewed a month ago

I've been working with it day to day in my last occupation as a statistical surveying examiner. I had my lord calculation sheet, with more than 30 sheets inside, all that efficient, and fundamentally at the start of every day, I opened the calculation sheet and didn't close it until I leave work. I utilized for the most part fundamental numerical and measurable usefulness, and I now and again made...

Pros

1. Easy to use and user-friendly. 2. Performs Calculations 3. Good for data visualization 4. Presence of developer tab for development purposes using VBA.

Cons

1. It is unsuitable for agile business practices. 2. It is hard to make clear decisions while using it.

Overall Rating
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  • Likelihood to recommend3/10

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Excel is not excellent

Reviewed a month ago

I try to avoid using Microsoft Excel as often as I can and go to something like Google Sheets, or better, Airtable. Google Sheets isn't perfect either, but there are so many things that Google has made very intuitive compared to Excel.

Pros

I like that a lot of people do use Excel and there are usually a lot of tutorials about it when I'm needing help with a certain equation, etc. It has a lot of capabilities and I know I have not come close to tapping its full potential.

Cons

I think Excel is very slow, especially compared to a solution like Google Sheets. Additionally, Sheets is much easier to use, more intuitive. Excel is often buggy, needs refreshing often (for the online version), is clunky and sluggish when trying to input data more quickly (even the local version is often slow).

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Excel: The Best Way to Organize Your Data

Reviewed 2 months ago

I have had a positive experience with Microsoft Excel. It is a powerful tool that has helped me to be more efficient and organized in my work. I have used it to create spreadsheets, track data, and perform various calculations. It is user-friendly and has multiple features that make it a valuable tool for anyone who needs to work with a small amount of data.

Pros

I use Excel almost on a daily basis. I like many things about it, but some of my favorite features are the ability to quickly create charts and graphs and the ability to perform quick calculations. I also like the fact that Excel is very user-friendly and with advanced features that are easy to learn.

Cons

Sometimes the auto-formatting can be disadvantageous, for example in my case it auto-formats "Gene Names" into dates.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Microsoft Excel Review

Reviewed a month ago

Microsoft Excel has helped me in keeping accurate record for my business. It is very easy to use and pocket friendly.

Pros

Some of the best features include data validation, data protection auto formulas, the product is very easy to use even for novice user and it integrates with most work places

Cons

I like every bit of this software for the duration i have used it.

Microsoft Excel FAQs and common questions

Q. What type of pricing plans does Microsoft Excel offer?

Microsoft Excel has the following pricing plans:
Starting from: $6.00/month
Pricing model: Free, Subscription


Q. Who are the typical users of Microsoft Excel?

Microsoft Excel has the following typical customers:
Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Non Profit, Public Administrations, Small Business


Q. What languages does Microsoft Excel support?

Microsoft Excel supports the following languages:
Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian (Bokmal), Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian


Q. Does Microsoft Excel support mobile devices?

Microsoft Excel supports the following devices:
Android, iPad, iPhone


Q. Does Microsoft Excel offer an API?

No, Microsoft Excel does not have an API available.


Q. What other apps does Microsoft Excel integrate with?

Microsoft Excel integrates with the following applications:
Firebase, Wix, Wufoo, Constant Contact, Google Forms, Microsoft Outlook, Formidable Forms, WooCommerce, PayPal, Todoist, Microsoft OneNote, Dropbox Business, Jira, ManyChat, ActiveCampaign, Discord, Formsite, 123FormBuilder, Webflow, Miro, Cascade Strategy, Zapier, RingCentral Contact Center, Google Docs, Formstack Documents, Knack, Unbounce, OneDrive, Airtable, ClickFunnels, Trello, Google Drive, Pipedrive, Landingi, Zoom Meetings, Pipefy, Venngage, Any.do, GoCanvas, Alchemer, Microsoft Teams, Acuity Scheduling, WordPress, Google Slides, Freshdesk, FastField, Twitter, Gravity Forms, MySQL, Stripe, Jotform, CRM Analytics, Zoho Forms, Squarespace, Slack, Google Contacts, Microsoft 365, Typeform, Basecamp, Microsoft To Do, Kajabi, LinkedIn for Business, Eventbrite, Clio, monday.com, SurveyMonkey, ClickUp, mailparser.io, Mailchimp, Twilio, Instagram, Asana, Podio, Xero, Paperform, Smartsheet, HubSpot CRM, Evernote Teams, Google Sheets, Shopify, Zendesk


Q. What level of support does Microsoft Excel offer?

Microsoft Excel offers the following support options:
FAQs/Forum, Phone Support, Email/Help Desk, Knowledge Base

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