Aspose.Cells  for .NET

Manipulate Excel Files via .NET APIs

Read and Write spreadsheet files on .NET, .NET Core & Xamarin platforms. Export spreadsheets to other formats without Microsoft Excel.

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Aspose.Cells for .NET is an Excel Spreadsheet Programming API to speed up the spreadsheet management and processing tasks. API supports to build cross-platform applications having the ability to generate, modify, convert, render and print spreadsheets. Moreover, It does not rely on Microsoft Excel or any Microsoft Office Interop components to be installed but a robust set of APIs that deal with all Excel formats as well as CSV and SpreadsheetML formats.

By integrating API, some of the basic tasks developers can perform like managing multiple worksheets, creating spreadsheet contents and styles from scratch, importing data onto the worksheets from different data sources, adding common and complex Mathematical, Financial and Text formulas, manipulation of charts, pictures, comments, drawing objects and much more.

Advanced Excel Spreadsheet API Features

Send output to a client browser

Import/export data to & from DataTable, DataView or Array

Add & manipulate charts & PivotTable through the product API

Import formulas from a designer spreadsheet

Truncate long sheet name & replace invalid characters at run-time

Apply text alignment to partial text inside the TextBox

Paste rows & columns with advanced paste options

Support for CSV (comma-separated values) & TSV (tab-separated values)

Create & manipulate comments

Set auto-filters & page breaks

Specify conditional formatting rules

Create & manipulate named ranges

Create & render sparklines

Export worksheets to SVG format

Read & write large spreadsheets in light-weight mode

Re-sample images in Excel-to-PDF conversion

Modify VBA code or Macros in the template file

Populate spreadsheets via Smart Markers

Convert Spreadsheets to PDF, XPS & HTML Formats

Aspose.Cells for .NET is capable of converting spreadsheets to PDF, XPS & HTML formats while maintaining the highest visual fidelity. The conversion process is simple yet reliable, thus making API a perfect choice for the organizations which require to exchange documents in any of the industry-standard formats.

Save spreadsheet in different formats - C#

// load file to be converted

var workbook = new Aspose.Cells.Workbook(dir + "template.xlsx");

// save in different formats

workbook.Save(dir + "output.pdf", Aspose.Cells.SaveFormat.Pdf);

workbook.Save(dir + "output.xps", Aspose.Cells.SaveFormat.XPS);

workbook.Save(dir + "output.html", Aspose.Cells.SaveFormat.Html);

Visualize Data with Formatting, Charts & Graphics

Aspose.Cells for .NET gives you complete freedom and flexibility to furnish your spreadsheets with all kinds of visual effects. The API allows you to apply different fonts with attributes, cell styles (alignment, indentation, rotation, borders, shading and coloring, protection, text wrapping and shrinking) and all types of number formats.

Similarly, charts and graphics are visually appealing and can give your spreadsheet a professional look. Aspose.Cells for .NET provides a comprehensive set of APIs for creating and manipulating all of the standard and custom chart types. Moreover, you may add different types of drawing objects, such as comments, pictures, OLE objects, shapes and controls to the cells

Efficient, Robust & Reliable Formula Calculation Engine

Aspose.Cells for .NET has a powerful Formula Calculation Engine that supports almost all of the standard and advanced Microsoft Excel formulas and functions. You can read, set and calculate the results of the built-in, add-in, array & R1C1 reference style formulas.

Summarize Data with Pivot Tables, Charts & Smart Markers

A Pivot Table can help you quickly summarize the flat data and to get the desired information according to your needs. .NET Excel library allows you to dynamically create Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts. You can dynamically change the source data of a Pivot Table and refresh it. Moreover, library offers Smart Markers which is a great feature to populate worksheets based on some data sources and to create visually effective reports.

Render Excel Worksheets & Charts as Images

Aspose.Cells for .NET has its own rendering engine specially designed for rendering & printing with highest of fidelity to the Microsoft Excel. It offers distinctive features such as rendering Excel worksheets & charts to images & printing worksheets to any connected physical printer. The process is flexible thus allowing you to choose a number of options, such as controlling the resultant image dimensions when rendering worksheets & charts to images.

Convert worksheet to image - C#

// load spreadsheet file

var workbook = new Aspose.Cells.Workbook(dir + "template.xls");

// access the first worksheet from the collection

var worksheet = workbook.Worksheets[0];

// define parameters for resultant image

var options = new Aspose.Cells.Rendering.ImageOrPrintOptions()


    OnePagePerSheet = true,

    ImageType = Aspose.Cells.Drawing.ImageType.Jpeg


// convert worksheet to image in JPEG format

var renderer = new Aspose.Cells.Rendering.SheetRender(worksheet, options);

renderer.ToImage(0, dir + "output.jpeg");

Chart Creation & Manipulation

Aspose.Cells for .NET 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. API also allows you to convert charts to a number of image formats.

Graphical Interfaces for Web & Desktop Applications

Aspose.Cells for .NET provides GUI controls for web & desktop applications. End-user can use these controls to open, save & edit Excel files, import & export data, manage formatting & formulas and convert between several supported spreadsheet formats, right from your application's front-end.

Microsoft Office Automation – Not Needed

Aspose.Cells for .NET is built using managed code that never needs Microsoft Office or Microsoft Excel to be installed on the machine to work with Excel document formats. It is a perfect Microsoft Office automation alternative in terms of supported features, security, stability, scalability, speed and price.

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