Excel-Like Features in Winforms

Unleash the power of Excel functionality in your Winforms enterprise apps with these dependency-free Winforms spreadsheet components. Spread.NET provides industry-leading support for delivering Excel-like experiences in your Winforms applications with zero dependencies on Excel. Based on 20+ years of creating spreadsheets for enterprise developers, we know what features you need - at the top of the list is Excel compatibility. Create enterprise spreadsheets, grids, dashboards, and forms with the comprehensive API. Includes a powerful calculation engine with 450+ functions.

Spread Designer with No Code Design WinForms Excel-Like Spreadsheet

No-Code Design with Spread Designers

With the powerful Spread Desktop Designer App, you’ll get code-free WinForms spreadsheet apps in no time with:

Import/Export Excel Files

Import/Export Excel Files into a C# Spreadsheet

No spreadsheet is complete without full Excel import/export support! Import your most advanced Excel spreadsheets and then export your Spread.NET spreadsheet to XLSX or other file formats... all with zero dependencies on Excel:

WinForms Excel-Like Spreadsheet Customizable Calc Engine

450+ Functions in Customizable Calc Engine

More than 450 functions in categories including Date and Time, Engineering, Financial, Information, Logical, Lookup and Reference, Math and Trig, Statistical, Text, and Web:

WinForms Excel-Like Spreadsheet Dynamic Arrays

Dynamic Arrays

Dynamic Arrays are a powerful new calculation feature which enables a single formula to return results that spill to adjacent cells and optimize calculations:

WinForms Excel-Like Spreadsheet Tables


Complete table support including context menus, table insert row and column, table formulas with structured references:

WinForms Excel-Like Spreadsheet Filters


Create filters in tables, sheets, or a cell range using AutoFilter then filter and sort and by Value, Fill, or Icon:

WinForms Excel-Like Spreadsheet Slicers


Create Slicers to display table column values for filtering, apply themes, and styles to customize. Cut and paste the Slicer to another sheet to operate as a dashboard control:

WinForms Excel-Like Spreadsheet Charts


Create charts to visualize your data including all modern Excel chart types:

WinForms Excel-Like Spreadsheet Conditional Format

Conditional Format

Highlight important data fast with conditional format rules including many built-in rules, custom formula rules, and Rules Manager:

WinForms Excel-Line Spreadsheet Sparklines


Visualize your data directly in cells with sparklines, little charts that draw directly in the cell:

WinForms Excel-Like Spreadsheet Enhanced Shape Engine

Enhanced Shape Engine

Create flowcharts, process diagrams, cell callouts, and more with over 150 shapes, lines, and arrows. Connect and combine into Group Shapes to design logos or custom dashboard controls that can be scripted to perform user actions:

WinForms Excel-Like Spreadsheet Grouping

Grouping and Outline

Create outlines with range groups of rows and columns that can expand or collapse to show or hide detail data, or group data using the Outlook-style group bar:

WinForms Excel-Like Spreadsheet Grouping

Cell Borders and Gridlines

Set custom borders and outlines around cell ranges including diagonal line borders and apply theme colors or custom colors:

.NET Spreadsheet Show Formulas

Spreadsheet User Interface

All the built-in user interface elements you expect in a spreadsheet, formula UI tools, range drag-fill and drag-drop, undo-redo, common spreadsheet keyboard shortcuts and more:

WinForms Excel-Like Spreadsheet Cell Formatting

Cell Formatting and Styles

Fully customize the cell format and style with the new IStyle interface and flat-style model to create cell styles using built-in styles like Accent1 or Currency, merge styles to create custom styles, and easily apply Office themes to change your fonts, color scheme, or effects:

WinForms Excel-Like Spreadsheet Status Bar Tool

Status Bar Tools

Built-in status bar with customizable display and zoom controls and associated skins:

<a href="/spreadnet/releases">What's New in Spread.NET v14</a>

What's New in Spread.NET v14

This release includes new platform support for .NET 5 and .NET Core 3.1 Windows Forms, as well as many new features and enhancements, some of which include:

  • .NET 5.0 and .NET Core 3.1 Windows Forms Controls
  • Cell Data Types for .NET Objects
  • Hyperlink Enhancements
  • LET Function and Formula Performance Optimizations
  • Show Formulas
  • Edit Points to Create Custom Shapes
  • Enhanced Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Multiple Sheet Select

What's New

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