An xlsm file extension is used for workbooks of spreadsheets created in Microsoft Excel that also include macros, that enhance the functionality of the spreadsheet but some automation features. Other spreadsheets might open xlsm files as well, however they most likely wont be able to use the Excel specific formatting and macros.

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XLSM file extension - Microsoft Excel Open XML macro-enabled workbook

What is xlsm file? How to open xlsm files?

File type specification:

Microsoft Office file type icon Microsoft Office file type

Spreadsheet and workbook file type icon Spreadsheet and workbook file type

xlsm file icon: xlsm filetype icon

An xlsm file extension is associated with Microsoft Excel, one of the most popular and powerful tool you can use to create format spreadsheets, graphs and much more.

The xlsm files are used in Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 for Workbooks, spreadsheet document files.

They serve the same purpose as the xlsx Microsoft Excel Open XML workbook files, but also contain additional macros and VBA scripts.

These files also use the new file extensions and file formats for Excel Spreadsheets based on Open XML data format. xlsm files use ZIP compression for smaller file sizes.

MIME types:
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet

The default software associated to xlsm 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 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.

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Help how to open XLSM files:

Use Microsoft Excel or similar office software to open the xslm file.

If you have older Microsoft Office Suite version than version, you can download import (open)/export (save) filters from Microsoft website - Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 file formats.

How to convert file with extension XLSM:

If you have older Microsoft Office Suite version than version 2007, you can download import/export filters from Microsoft website - Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 file formats.

Microsoft Excel supports some other file formats, If you want to save workbook to another format in Excel, you can choose menu File > Save as...

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List of software applications associated to the .xlsm 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 xlsm file, edit xlsm file, convert xlsm file, view xlsm file, play xlsm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 xlsm files.

  • Open xlsm file
  • Save xlsm file
  • Edit xlsm file
  • Convert xlsm file
  • Create xlsm file
  • Import xlsm file
  • Print xlsm file
  • Others xlsm file

Software that open xlsm file - Microsoft Excel Open XML macro-enabled workbook

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open xlsm file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with xlsm file by default:
Microsoft Excel small icon Microsoft Excel
Other suggested software:
Corel Quattro Pro small icon Corel Quattro Pro

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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