C++ Excel Spreadsheets APIs

Manipulate and Parse spreadsheets without any Microsoft Excel dependencies within full-functional C++ applications.

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Aspose.Cells for C++

Aspose.Cells for C++


Aspose.Cells for C++ is a native C++ API for Excel Spreadsheet manipulation. Applications can perform functions such as creating, converting and manipulating spreadsheet's Built-In and Custom Properties, Themes, Styles and Formatting, Data Validation, Conditional Formatting, Reading, Writing and Calculating Formulas, Grouping Rows and Columns and much more without relying on Office Automation or Microsoft Excel. API supports most commonly used spreadsheet formats such as XLS, XLSX, XLSM and XLSB.


Advanced C++ Spreadsheet API Features



Load & save Excel files using streams


Create & manipulate charts


Set data validation to restrict input


Organize data by grouping rows & columns


Manipulate built-in & custom properties


Add & manipulate hyperlinks


Create & manipulate Pivot Tables


Change the look of your workbook using themes


Create tables & list objects


Manipulate drawing objects


Apply styles and formatting to cells, rows, columns or ranges


Trace Precedents & Dependents


Read, write & calculate complex formulas


Add or extract OLE objects


Create conditional formatting rules


Create and implement user-defined Functions


Convert Chart to PDF format


Convert Chart to Image format

Zero Dependency on Microsoft Excel

Aspose APIs are totally independent and are not affiliated with, nor authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. Aspose.Cells for C++ never needs Microsoft Office or Microsoft Excel to be installed on the machine to work with Excel document formats.

Simple & Reliable Conversion of Excel Formats

Aspose.Cells for C++ is a powerful set of APIs that provide the ability to inter-convert Excel file formats without worrying about the format specific details. The API allows you to convert spreadsheets from any supported format to any other supported format with just two lines of code. It is that simple!

Save spreadsheet in different formats - C++

// load the file to be converted
intrusive_ptr<IWorkbook> book = Factory::CreateIWorkbook(dir->StringAppend(new String("template.xls")));
// save in different formats
book->Save(dir->StringAppend(new String("output.xlsx")), SaveFormat_Xlsx);
book->Save(dir->StringAppend(new String("output.xlsb")), SaveFormat_Xlsb);
book->Save(dir->StringAppend(new String("output.csv")), SaveFormat_CSV);

Comprehensive Spreadsheet Formatting

Aspose.Cells for C++ gives you complete control over how you wish to present your data onto the worksheet, by offering advanced formatting features. You can apply formatting to individual row, column, cell, or you can create a range of cells and apply formatting to it. You can also add rich text to a cell, apply borders, set background patterns or tweak font related styling aspects.

Visualize Data With Charts

Aspose.Cells for C++ offers a comprehensive set of APIs to dynamically create all of the standard and custom chart types supported by Excel application. The API also provides the ability to update the data source for an existing chart and refresh it.

Render Excel Worksheets as Images

Aspose.Cells for C++ has its own rendering engine specially designed for rendering with highest of fidelity to the Microsoft Excel. It offers distinctive feature such as rendering Excel worksheets to images in popular formats including BMP, TIFF, PNG, JPEG & EMF. The Sheet2Image process is flexible thus allowing you to choose options such as controlling the resultant image's resolution.

Manipulate Rows & Columns

Aspose.Cells for C++ allows you to manipulate rows and columns in many different ways. You can easily adjust row height & column width or auto resize the cell dimensions according to the contents in it. The API also offers the means to insert & delete, hide & un-hide as well as group & un-group rows and columns.

Accurately Convert Excel Spreadsheets to PDF

The Excel C++ library provides the ability to convert Excel spreadsheets to PDF format while retaining the same quality as the original document. This fact makes Aspose.Cells for C++ a perfect choice for the organizations which require to exchange documents in industry standard formats as PDF.


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