Some spreadsheet programs still support files from long discontinued programs, such as Lotus 1-2-3. However, with each new version, support for old format slowly phases out and you will probably need to use some special converter if you need to export old .123 files to Excel's XLS format.
Convert Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet to Microsoft Excel 97 to 2003 workbook.
We have found 4 software records in our database eligible for .123 to .xls file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert 123 to xls on Windows
A spreadsheet software application from Corel
Convert from 123 file format
|Yes, Corel Quattro Pro supports 123 file conversion as a source file type.||Yes||Yes||123 editor||Yes||No||No||No|
|Yes, Corel Quattro Pro supports xls file conversion as a target file type.||Yes||Yes||xls editor||Yes||No||No||No|
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned 123 to xls. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
A converter for older Lotus documents
Multiplatform software - convert 123 to xls on any platform
Full-featured spreadsheet tool from LibreOffice suite
Spreadsheet program from OpenOffice.org productivity suite