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How To Get Microsoft Excel Free

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet application. It is a commonly used program that produces spreadsheets, also known as worksheets, which organize and sort data efficiently.

Microsoft Excel can cost up to $125 for the software license. However, there is a free open source alternative—OpenOffice Calc—that functions identically to Microsoft Excel. The best part? OpenOffice Calc is absolutely free to use and 100% compatible with Microsoft Excel.


  • 1

    Download and install OpenOffice Calc.

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    Once installation is complete, open the OpenOffice Calc to use.

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    Click File > New to create a new worksheet, or click File > Open to open a worksheet.

  • 4

    Save your changes by clicking File > Save.


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