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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.