Java APIs to manipulate Excel spreadsheets

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Aspose.Cells for Java

Aspose.Cells for Java


Aspose.Cells for Java is an award-winning Excel Spreadsheet Processing API that allows the Java developers to embed the ability to read, write and manipulate Excel spreadsheets from within their own Java applications without needing to rely on Microsoft Excel.

Aspose.Cells for Java is a mature, scalable and feature rich API, offering many functions that are way beyond the simple data exporting capabilities of other components available on the market. Aspose.Cells for Java provides the capabilities to export data, format spreadsheets to the most granular level, import images, create charts, apply and calculate complex formulas, stream Excel data & save the result in various formats.


Advanced Java Excel Spreadsheet API Features

Aspose.Cells for Java includes the following features:


Ability to save & load Excel files to and from streams


Send output to client browser


Load & save ODS format files


Import & export data from Array, ArrayList & Recordset


Import images & charts


Create images & charts through the product API


Import formulae from a designer spreadsheet


Configure page setup


Print spreadsheets to physical printer

Aspose.Cells for Java also supports a number of unique features that developers will only find in Aspose.Cells for Java:


Support for CSV, Tab-delimited & HTML formats


Populate worksheets through Smart Markers


Create & manipulate comments


Set auto-filters & page breaks


Set complex formulae


Create & manipulate conditional formatting rules


Set protection options introduced in Microsoft Excel XP


Create & manipulate named ranges


Create, manipulate & refresh Pivot Tables


Save as HTML files or streams


Create & render sparklines


Create, manipulate & render charts


Formula calculation engine


Export worksheets as SVG files


Read & write large spreadsheets in light-weight mode


Re-sample images in Excel-to-PDF conversion


Trace Precedents & Dependents


Create & manipulate Scenarios


Modify VBA code or Macros in the template file


Save ODS files in ODF 1.1 and 1.2 specifications


Optimize memory usage while working with large files

Any Platform – One Spreadsheet Processing Solution

Aspose.Cells for Java together with Aspose.Cells for .NET cover the main development environments and deployment platforms in common use today.

Aspose.Cells for Java is available for Java 1.6, 1.7 & 1.8, and will run on any place where Java Runtime is installed. You can also use Aspose.Cells for Java with Perl, PHP and Python.

Flexible Worksheet Display Options

Aspose.Cells for Java gives you complete control over the worksheet's page setup thus allowing you to manipulate a wide range of Excel worksheet display options such as page breaks & zoom level. You may also control the data visibility using freeze panes, set page orientation options, scaling, paper size, headers/footers and print area.

Excel Security Options for Protecting Worksheets

Aspose.Cells for Java offers a wide range of security features including support for Excel 2007 XLSX file encryption/decryption, content, object & scenario protection and the ability to hide and un-hide rows, columns & worksheet.

Manipulate Rows & Columns

Aspose.Cells for Java allows you to manipulate rows and columns in many different ways. You can easily adjust row height & column width, auto size the width/height of cells according to contents, insert & delete, hide & un-hide as well as group & un-group rows and columns.

Data Management within Worksheets

Aspose.Cells for Java provides extensive support for data management. You can easily manipulate any cell in the Worksheet at runtime and import data into worksheets from different data sources.

Comprehensive Worksheet Formatting Support

Aspose.Cells for Java gives you absolute control over how your data is presented by offering advanced formatting features. You can apply formatting to a worksheet, row, column and cell. You can also add Rich Text to a single cell and apply different borders, background patterns and fonts. Conditional formatting can also be applied to cells.

Chart Creation & Manipulation

Aspose.Cells for Java comes with complete support for charting. You can easily add standard or customized charts using the product API, and dynamically set the data in order to refresh the charts. The API also allows you to convert charts to a number of image formats & PDF.

Aspose.Cells GridWeb Control

Aspose.Cells for Java prodvides a GUI control for web applications having the following features:

  • Can be embedded in JSP web applications.
  • Compatibility with all modern web browsers like Chrome, FireFox, Internet Explorer and Opera.
  • Open, save and edit the Excel files using the web control.

Aspose.Cells offers individual Excel APIs for other popular development environments as listed below: