We provide the missing tools for Microsoft Excel

Replace VBA with Python

Since its initial launch in March 2014, xlwings has quickly become the standard Python package for Excel automation, macro programming and User Defined Functions (UDFs). Except for UDFs, it’s completely cross-platform, i.e. it works on Windows and macOS. It’s free and open-source with a permissive BSD license and is included in the base installer of Anaconda, the biggest scientific Python distribution. For details see xlwings.org.

Version control for Excel: Track & compare Excel files

xltrail is a version control system designed and purpose-built for Excel. It shows you who changed what and when, making it easy to work on the same workbooks as your teammates. xltrail is available in the cloud and as on premise installation. The core of xltrail is its best in class change viewer that shows visually what changed in which cells. It also works with VBA code, allowing you to view code changes as you are used to from diffing code on systems like GitHub. xltrail integrates seamlessly with Git and Subversion, shared drives and DropBox. For details see xltrail.com.