As powerful as Excel is in crunching your numbers, there are limits to what the spreadsheet application can do -- that's why add-ins exist. Add-ins (the downloadable ones that don't come pre-installed) are small software patches that enhance your Excel functionalities with additional commands and features.
While Microsoft offers various add-ins, anyone with basic coding skills can create and share Excel add-ins. This database offers an overview of the downloads on offer. Far from exhaustive, this should be regarded as a work-in-constant-progress, with regular updates. If you want to submit more Excel add-ins to be included in this database you can use this form. Any other questions or suggestions you can send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Add ins by category
Table of all add-ins
Browse the table below for all available add-ins so far included in this database. You can filter on:
the type of add-ins (Downloadable means they are featured on the Office Store, Custom means they are available via unofficial third parties)
the pricing type of add-ins (free, one-time payment or monthly subscription)
the category or categories of the add-in (e.g. Productivity or Data Analytics)
the provider of the add-in (either Microsoft or a non-affiliated third party)
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Compared by price
Free add ins per category
Add-ins with one-time payments
Add-ins with monthly payments
Rating and Pricing of Add-ins Compared
Rating only available for 168 add ins offered on the official Office store
Filtered to show providers with add-ins rated at least 4 out of 5 stars. Only applies to the 168 add ins offered in the official Office store.
Add-ins released by year