Steps to View XLS/XLSX Excel Files

View single/multiple Excel XLS and XLSX files immediately in just three simple steps.

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Salient Features

Have a look at the robust features of the free XLS/XLSX Viewer tool.

Opens XLS/XLSX File

Opens XLS/XLSX File XLS/XLSX Viewer helps you to open MS Excel files without any interruption. You don't need Office or MS Excel installed on your system. The software opens the file and shows it in its original format.

Recovers Corrupt Files

Recovers Corrupt Files Be it a corrupt or healthy file, you do not need to worry about it because the software recovers even the severely corrupted files. If you have a corrupted file, you do not need to recover it to open it; the free XLSX Viewer recovers and opens the file itself.

Process Single/Multiple Files

Process Single/Multiple Files XLS/XLSX Viewer is a highly advanced tool that processes single and multiple files in the same batch. Once the files are recovered and processed, you can open them individually for the preview. The software is designed to open multiple files without lag or slowing.

Detailed Sheet Preview

Detailed Sheet Preview Once the file is recovered, the user can have a detailed preview of the file. The preview is clear, in its original format, and detailed so that the user can closely look at the recovered file and do a quick and accurate analysis.

Supports Even Large Files

Supports Even Large Files XLS/XLSX Viewer opens all sorts of MS Excel files, whether small or large. There is no size limitation at all; it is capable of processing files of all sizes and repairing & recovering them quickly.

No Harm to Data Integrity

No Harm to Data Integrity The software poses no threat to the integrity of data. Before preview, it recovers and repairs all the files in their original format without messing up with the originality and integrity of the data.


Compatibility The software is compatible with all versions of Windows and MS Excel. You need not worry about the versions you are working on; the tool supports MS Excel versions (2021, 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, XP, 2000, 97, and 95 files). It can be installed on any Windows workstation (including Windows 11, 10).

Free of Cost

Free of Cost Apart from the various features and benefits, there is one more exciting thing about the software, and that is it costs nothing to your pocket.

Software Prerequisites & Recommendations

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About Software

  • Version


  • Version Support

    MS Excel 2021, 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, XP, 2000, 97, 95 files

System Requirements

  • Hard Disk

    50 MB of disk space

  • Memory

    64 MB Minimum

  • Processor

    Intel® Pentium Processor compatible (x86, x64) or equivalent

  • Operating System

    Windows 365, 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, 98, NT, 95 (FAT 16, FAT 32, NTFS, NTFS5)

Software Guides


XLS/XLSX Viewer tool is easy to use; it is designed with self-describing features that let users view XLS/XLSX files without difficulty.

  1. Start and run the software on your system.
  2. Select the desired file you want to add using the Browse button.
  3. Once you have added your file, click on the Repair button.
  4. That’s it. You may now have your preview.

Yes, this free XLS/XLSX Viewer is a powerful tool that opens your system's MS Excel files and repairs them in their original form. The tool is designed to fight corruption without messing with the original hierarchy and structure of the file.

The tool is capable of processing many Excel files in one cycle. So, you can add from single to multiple files in one go. Adding multiple files doesn't mean that you can open all files at the same time. But you will have to click on them individually to open them.

There is no size limitation to the file; one can open a file of any size. The tool can manage to process even large files without slowing the process. However, the processing time may vary for files depending on their size.

No, you cannot save the file with the free version. However, if you wish to save the file, then you can go for the upgraded version of the tool. With the upgraded version, you can save as many files as you need.

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What customers say about Kernel XLS/XLSX Viewer
rating5 (4.9 / 5) 447 Reviews

MS Excel is an excellent spreadsheet based application where the user can update day-to-day operations in the columns easily.

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