Excel is a spreadsheet application from Microsoft with native *.xls and *.xlsx formats.
Excel is a spreadsheet application developed by Microsoft for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X.
It features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called Visual Basic for Applications.
It has been a very widely applied spreadsheet for these platforms, especially since version 5 in 1993, and it has replaced Lotus 1-2-3 as the industry standard for spreadsheets.
Excel forms part of Microsoft Office.
Its native formats are *.xls and *.xlsx.