Free Excel Viewer is a simple software that is used to view spreadsheets and Excel files. Whether your Excel file contains pivot table, formulas, graphs, or even multiple sheets, you will be able to view each and every detail. For those who don’t have Microsoft Excel installed on their PC or those don’t use Excel much, this lightweight software will be quite useful. Files will be opened in the exact format like it opens with Microsoft Excel.
Free Excel Viewer is able to open files (xlsx and xls format) of any Excel versions (Excel 2003, 2007, and 2010). In screenshot below, you could see interface of this freeware with opened Excel file database.
How To Use This Free Excel Viewer Software?
Once you download and install this Excel viewer on your PC, you can use it for viewing Excel files. Installing this software is quite simple, but third-party software will be offered to you for installation. If you wish, you can download that software as well. Or else, just skip its installation by clicking on Decline button.
As is the case with other Excel viewers, this Excel viewer also lets you only view Excel files and cannot edit them.
Its interface is very simple and you won’t find any option available there. Only blank rows and columns will be visible to you, in which you can enter details, but cannot save them. But you can view any supported Excel files or spreadsheets. Click on folder icon (highlighted in screenshot below) to open and add a supported file from your PC to its interface.
Immediately that file will be in front of you with exact format and details. If you need to open more than one Excel file, then you can run multiple instances of this software.
Main aim of this excel viewer freeware is to only view Excel files and therefore editing a created Excel file or to save a copy of file is not possible with this software.
Free Excel Viewer does its work quite well. Still, it has its own advantages and shortcomings. Advantages are that it is useful for those users who just need to look at the data available in Excel file. Of course, it does not lets you do any editing in the Excel, but that is anyway not expected from a Excel viewer.
If you are in search for some freeware that can create, edit excel files, then you should check these best free alternatives to Microsoft Excel.