How to open xlsx?

Leonid Veselov
Leonid Veselov
May 28, 2012
How to open xlsx?

XLSX is a spreadsheet format created by Microsoft Office Excel 2007. With the release of Microsoft Office 2007, the .xlsx table format has replaced the old .xls format. Initially, users had problems, because earlier versions of MS Office did not recognize the new format, but later the problem was solved by updating Microsoft. If you still have a non-upgraded version of MS Excel - this problem is solved quickly. So, how to open a xlsx file?

  • MS Office: If you have a version older than 2007, download the Microsoft Compatibility Pack from here.
  • OpenOffice.org Calc: Free version of MS Office, which can be downloaded from here.
  • OxygenOffice Professional: An improved version of the OpenOffice package. Download from here:.

Here are three very affordable software packages. Two of them are what xls can open for free.