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Make Excel fly with Python!

Replace your VBA code with Python, a powerful yet easy-to-use programming language that is highly suited for numerical analysis. Supports Windows & Mac!

Latest Release v0.7.2 (May 18, 2016): This is a bug fix release, see release notes for details.

Note: The video has been made for v0.1.0 and is now pretty much outdated, see here.

Why xlwings is awesome

  • Easy deployment: The receiver of an xlwings-powered spreadsheets only needs Python with minimal dependencies — or nothing at all when shipped with the Python runtime.
  • Cross-Platform: xlwings works with Microsoft Excel on Windows and Mac.
  • Plug-and-Play: No cumbersome installation of Excel add-ins or license keys.
  • Flexible: Works with pretty much every combination of Excel and Python.
  • Two way communication: Call Python from Excel or interact with Excel from Python.
  • User Defined Functions (UDFs): UDFs including array formulas are supported on Windows.
  • Free and open-source: xlwings is released under a permissive BSD-License.