If you saved your workbook (.xls) in some older versions of Excel with the backup function enabled, a separate .xlk file was saved as well for backup purposes. This pretty much what xls to xlk conversion does, but it can be only done using certain versions of Excel and cannot be done in latest editions of the program
Convert Microsoft Excel 97 to 2003 workbook to Microsoft Excel backup.
We have found 2 software records in our database eligible for .xls to .xlk file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert xls to xlk on Windows
A popular spreadsheet application distributed with Microsoft Office suite, Excel is offers 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. It is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X (macOS) and various mobile platforms.
Convert from xls file
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to xlk file
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 xls to xlk. 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.
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert xls to xlk on OS X
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.