List of spreadsheet software

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The following is a list of spreadsheets.

Free and open source software[edit]

Cloud and on-line spreadsheets[edit]

Spreadsheets that are parts of suites[edit]

  • Gnumeric — for Linux. Started as the GNOME desktop spreadsheet. Reasonably lightweight but has very advanced features.[2]
  • KSpread — following the fork of the Calligra Suite from KOffice in mid-2010, superseded by KCells in KOffice and Sheets in the Calligra Suite.[3]
  • LibreOffice Calc — developed for MS Windows, GNU/Linux, BSD and Apple Macintosh (Mac) operating systems by The Document Foundation. The Document Foundation was formed in mid-2010 by several large organisations such as Google, Red Hat, Canonical (Ubuntu) and Novell along with the OpenOffice.org community (developed by Sun) and various OpenOffice.org forks, notably Go-oo. Go-oo had been the "OpenOffice" used in Ubuntu and elsewhere. Started as StarOffice in the late 1990s, it became OpenOffice under Sun and then LibreOffice in mid-2010. The Document Foundation works with external organisations such as NeoOffice and Apache Foundation to help drive all three products forward.[4]
  • NeoOffice Calc — for Mac. Started as an OpenOffice.org port to Mac, but by using the Mac-specific Aqua user interface, instead of the more widely used X11 windowing server, it aimed to be far more stable than the normal ports of other suites.[5]
  • OpenOffice.org Calc — for MS Windows, GNU/Linux and the Apple Macintosh. Started as StarOffice. Sun changed the name to OpenOffice.org and developed a community of developers (and others) between the late 1990s and mid-2010. Oracle gave it to the Apache Foundation in 2011. IBM contributed their fork of OpenOffice.org, IBM Lotus Symphony, to Apache a few weeks later.[6]
  • Siag — for GNU/Linux, OpenBSD and Apple Mac OS X. A simple old spreadsheet, part of Siag Office.[7]
  • Sheets — for MS Windows, GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, Apple Mac OS X and Haiku. Part of the extensive Calligra Suite. Possibly still mainly for Linux, but ports have been developed for other operating systems.[8]

Standalone spreadsheets[edit]

Proprietary software[edit]

Online spreadsheets[edit]

Spreadsheets that are parts of suites[edit]

  • Ability Office Spreadsheet – for MS Windows.[18]
  • Accel Spreadsheet – included with Ex-Lex Office Pro and many others from SSuite Software. Licensed as freeware.[19]
  • Apple iWork Numbers, included with Apple's iWork '08 suite exclusively for Mac OS X v10.4 or higher.
  • AppleWorks – for MS Windows and Macintosh. This is a further development of the historical Claris Works Office suite.[20]
  • WordPerfect Office Quattro Pro – for MS Windows. Was one of the big three spreadsheets (the others being Lotus 123 and Excel).[21]
  • EasyOffice EasySpreadsheet – for MS Windows. No longer freeware, this suite aims to be more user friendly than competitors.[22]
  • Framework – for MS Windows. Historical office suite still available and supported. It includes a spreadsheet.[23]
  • IBM Lotus Symphony – freeware for MS Windows, Apple Mac OS X and GNU/Linux.
  • Kingsoft Office Spreadsheets 2012 – For MS Windows. Both free and paid versions are available. It can handle Microsoft Excel .xls and .xlsx files, and also produce other file formats such as .et, .txt, .csv, .pdf, and .dbf. It supports multiple tabs, VBA macro and PDF converting.[24]
  • Lotus SmartSuite Lotus 123 – for MS Windows.[25] In its MS-DOS (character cell) version, widely considered to be responsible for the explosion of popularity of spreadsheets during the 80s and early 90s.[citation needed]
  • MarinerPak Mariner Calc – for Apple Macintosh. Full featured and light weight.[26]
  • Microsoft Office Excel – for MS Windows and Apple Macintosh. The proprietary spreadsheet leader.[27]
  • Microsoft Works Spreadsheet – for MS Windows (previously MS-DOS and Apple Macintosh). Only allows one sheet at a time.[28]
  • PlanMaker – for MS Windows, GNU/Linux, MS Windows Mobile and CE; part of SoftMaker Office
  • Quattro Pro – part of WordPerfect Office
  • StarOffice Calc – Cross-platform. StarOffice was originally developed by the German company Star Division which was purchased by Sun in 1998. The code was made open source and became OpenOffice.org. Sun continues developing the commercial version which periodically integrates the open source code with their own and third party code to make new low price versions.[29]

Stand alone spreadsheets[edit]

  • Accel – from SSuite Office Software; free for download and runs on any Windows system[30]
  • As-Easy-As – from Trius, Inc.; unsupported; last MS-DOS and Windows versions available with free full license key.
  • Mariner Calc for the Apple Macintosh.[26]
  • Abykus (shareware for Windows)[31]
  • GS-Calc – 64-bit and 32-bit versions for MS Windows][32]
  • Kingsoft Spreadsheets 2012[33]
  • Spread32 (shareware for MS Windows and numerous PDA)[34]

Multi-Dimensional spreadsheets[edit]

Spreadsheets on different paradigms[edit]

Spreadsheet-related developmental software[edit]

  • ExtenXLS – Java Spreadsheet Toolkit. Spreadsheet automation and data mapping from any source, integration with Sheetster.com web spreadsheet, publish calculated cells as RSS feeds, and more.[38]

Specifications[edit]

Program Rows (per sheet) Columns (per sheet) Total Cells (per sheet) Sheets Total Cells (per workbook)
SSuite Accel 16,384 256 4,194,304 Limited by system resources Limited by system resources
Gnumeric
Gnumeric.svg
16,777,216 16,384 274,877,906,944 ? ?
GS-Calc 12,582,912 4,096 4,294,967,296 Limited by available memory Limited by available memory
KSpread
Crystal kspread.png
32,767 32,767 1,073,676,289 ? ?
LibreOffice Calc 4.4.2
LibreOffice 4.0 Calc Icon.svg
1,048,576 1,024 1,073,741,824 1,024 1,099,511,627,776
Lotus 1-2-3[39]
65,536 256 16,777,216 256 4,294,967,296
Microsoft Excel 2003
65,536 256 16,777,216 65,531 1,099,427,741,696
Microsoft Excel 2007[40]
1,048,576 16,384 17,179,869,184 1,024 17,592,186,044,416
OpenOffice.org Calc 2[41]
OOoCalc.svg
65,536 256 16,777,216 256 4,294,967,296
OpenOffice.org Calc 3.0, 3.1 and 3.2[42][43]
OOoCalc.svg
65,536 1024 67,108,864 256 17,179,869,184
OpenOffice.org Calc 3.3[44]
OOoCalc.svg
1,048,576 1024 1,073,741,824 256 274 877 906 944
Pyspread
Pyspread logo.png
~80 000 000 (limited by sum of row heights) ~30 000 000 (limited by sum of column widths) Limited by available memory Limited by available memory Limited by available memory
Quantrix Modeler
Limited by available memory Limited by available memory Limited by available memory Limited by available memory Limited by available memory
Resolver One limited by machine memory* limited by machine memory* limited machine memory* limited by machine memory* limited by machine memory*

-* 32-bit addressable memory on Microsoft Windows, i.e. ~2.5 GB.

Historical[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spreadsheet, Tiki .
  2. ^ "Gnumeric", Office (downloads), Gnome .
  3. ^ The KOffice Project .
  4. ^ LibreOffice .
  5. ^ NeoOffice .
  6. ^ OpenOffice.org .
  7. ^ "Scheme In A Grid". NU: Siag. 2000-12-07. Retrieved 2010. 
  8. ^ The Calligra Suite .
  9. ^ "Oleo software", GNU Project, Free Software Foundation (FSF) .
  10. ^ "pyspread", manns, Github .
  11. ^ Bull sheet .
  12. ^ EditGrid .
  13. ^ iRows .
  14. ^ Tracker, Jot .
  15. ^ Spreader, Vertaron .
  16. ^ Smartsheet .
  17. ^ Apps Marketplace Profile, Google .
  18. ^ Ability Plus Software .
  19. ^ Van Loo Software .
  20. ^ AppleWorks, Apple .
  21. ^ Corel .
  22. ^ E-Press .
  23. ^ Framework .
  24. ^ Spreadsheets, Kingsoft .
  25. ^ Office productivity suite Lotus SmartSuite, IBM .
  26. ^ a b Macintosh Spreadsheet Software, Mariner Software .
  27. ^ "Excel", Office, Microsoft .
  28. ^ Works, Microsoft .
  29. ^ StarOffice, Sun .
  30. ^ Accel spreadsheet, SSuite Office Software .
  31. ^ Abykus .
  32. ^ GS calc, Citadel 5 .
  33. ^ Spreadsheets Professional 2012, Kingsoft .
  34. ^ Bye design, UK .
  35. ^ Quantrix .
  36. ^ DADiSP (white paper) .
  37. ^ KyensLab .
  38. ^ Exten tech .
  39. ^ "Limitations of 1-2-3 for Windows". IBM. Retrieved 2008-04-10. 
  40. ^ "The "Big Grid" and Increased Limits in Excel 2007". MS Developer Network. Microsoft. Retrieved 2008-04-10. 
  41. ^ "What is the maximum number of cells in an OpenOffice.org spreadsheet?". FAQ. OpenOffice.org. Retrieved 2008-04-10. 
  42. ^ "What's the maximum number of rows and cells for a spreadsheet file?". Calc FAQ. OpenOffice.org. Retrieved 2008-11-04. 
  43. ^ "OpenOffice.org 3.0 New Features". 3.0 Features. OpenOffice.org. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  44. ^ "OpenOffice.org 3.3 New Features". 3.3 Features. OpenOffice.org. Retrieved 2010-12-13. 
  45. ^ Frank Schoonjans, "3D-Calc", Atari ST .
  46. ^ "Dynacalc" (PDF) (manual). Tandy. Retrieved April 13, 2015. 
  47. ^ Stephenson, James; Brothers, Kent; Mitchell, Dave (December 1, 1986). VP-Planner: Spreadsheet Flexibility with Database Powe. Paperback Software International, Stephenson Software. ISBN 0-87142021-X.