A _xls file extension is related to the Microsoft Excel a spreadsheet editor distributed as a part of Microsoft Office suite. A _xls file stores workbook.

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_XLS file extension - Microsoft Excel workbook

What is _xls file? How to open _xls files?

File type specification:

Spreadsheet and workbook file type icon Spreadsheet and workbook file type

The _xls file extension is associated with the Microsoft Excel. File contains Excel workbook (spreadsheet).

The _xls file extension is not default file extension used by the Excel. Excel uses file extension xls, but some e-mail clients rename xls to _xls to protect computer against malicious macros, that can contain Excel spreadsheets.

When they rename xls to _xls Excel can not open this spreadsheet. If you save the Excel spreadsheet with _xls file extension to the computer and rename the file extension to xls, Excel will be able to open this file.

The default software associated to _xls file type:

Microsoft Excel icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Excel  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Excel is popular spreadsheet application distributed with Microsoft Office suite. Excel is able to calculating, contains graphing tools, pivot tables and own programming language based on Visual Basic. Excel supports charts, graphs or histograms generated from specified groups of cells. Excel also can change data between other Microsoft Office applications. Excel is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and various mobile platforms.

Microsoft Excel Viewer icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Excel Viewer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Excel Viewer is a free viewer for Excel spreadsheets and workbooks.

Microsoft Excel for Mac icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Excel for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Excel for Mac is popular spreadsheet application used to analyze, organize and manage data and lists. It is able to create visually rich datasheets and tables with icons, data bars and color scales. Microsoft Excel for Mac is fully compatible with Microsoft Excel for Windows.

Help how to open _XLS files:

Use Microsoft Excel to open ._xls workbook files.

How to convert file with extension _XLS:

_xls can be converted much like any other .xls or .xlsx Excel spreadsheet.

Find conversions from _xls file:

_xls to xls

_xls to xlsb

_xls to xlshtml

_xls to xlsm

_xls to xlsmhtml

_xls to xlsx

List of software applications associated to the ._xls file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open _xls file, edit _xls file, convert _xls file, view _xls file, play _xls file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the _xls files.

  • Open _xls file
  • Save _xls file
  • Edit _xls file
  • View _xls file
  • Convert _xls file
  • Create _xls file
  • Print _xls file
  • Others _xls file

Software that open _xls file - Microsoft Excel workbook

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