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PerfectXL Add-in

Technical Information

This is the technical page for PerfectXL add-in. Here you will find information like system requirements, release notes, and answers to most questions about our software. If you have more questions please use the form at the bottom of the page.

  • Great support
  • Easy installation
  • Free updates

What we do

PerfectXL Add-in is software that you can download and install on your computer, it can be accessed from Excel. This software can be used to find risks and improve your understanding of Excel files. By using the tool directly in Excel you can quickly switch between getting information and solving issues/improving your Excel file.


  • PerfectXL Add-in currently only runs on windows PC’s, this is due to the fact that most intensive Excel users work on windows, and the Add-in is accessed from Excel.
  • The Excel team is working on improving Excel for mac, but at this time the mac version of Excel simply doesn’t rival the functionality available in windows and that is why we develop all our software for windows specifically.
Supported file types
  • This tool supports all Excel files, also macro enabled files. The add-in works directly in Excel and other file types cannot be analyzed.


We have a great support team and are more than happy to answer any of your questions about our software, training, and services. Please note that we do not answer general Excel questions, our support team is dedicated to our products and services.


To get access to the tool you will need to contact us for a demo. We will then send you download information, either directly or to your IT department, you will also receive a username and password and will then have access to the software.

  • Risk Detection & Tips
  • Reporting & Protection
  • Productivity & Insight

More about the PerfectXL Add-in

A step-by-step walkthrough of the PerfectXL Add-in is a list of all available features with a short description accompanying each one.

Protection Manager gives the user insight into current protection standings, and also gives the user the ability to quickly change and improve the protection of any spreadsheet.

Hiding sheets, rows and columns can be a neat solution to present the spreadsheet to an end-user, but very annoying to the spreadsheet developer.

PerfectXL provides several tools to help you with this, such as a formula breakdown and an overview of all constants and formulas.

This spreadsheet characteristics tutorial teaches you how to find the key characteristics of your spreadsheet in one simple overview.

Formula Expander helps Excel users to understand and edit long, and complex formulas.

VBA is very powerful, but when it’s not properly utilized, it can also pose a risk. Recorded macros in particular are unreliable and highly context-specific.

The feature ‘Constants’ summarizes all the constants in your spreadsheet, including the exact locations and where in your spreadsheet references are made to these constants.

The PerfectXL Add-in Highlighter Feature provides inside information about formula ranges, consistent formulas and data types, by (temporarily) highlighting them in your spreadsheet.

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