Part of PowerSuite Spread Studio for .NET

Add the Power of a Spreadsheet to any .NET Application

Spread is the world's #1 selling spreadsheet/grid component suite for Microsoft Visual Studio Windows Forms, ASP.NET, WPF, WinRT, and Silverlight development for a reason. Spread provides a flexible and familiar spreadsheet architecture, advanced charting, and a powerful formula library that is ideal for creating financial modeling and risk analysis, budgeting, insurance, scientific and many other similar application needs.

Spread Studio for .NET 7 v4 has arrived! In the second release of 2014, we've provided some new enhancements according to customer's feedback. In addition, fixed many bugs make the product more stable, including Spread for WinForms, Spread for ASP.NET, Spread WPF-Silverlight, and Spread WinRT. Check out each platform's product page for more details.

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Why use Spread?

  • Native Microsoft Excel Compatibility

    Native Microsoft Excel Compatibility

    Import data from and export data to Excel in your applications with full formatting and formulas preserved. Open an entire multiple-sheet Excel file into the Spread component, or specify a particular sheet (either by name or number) and open it into a specific sheet in Spread. Supported Microsoft Excel document formats include Excel 97 - Excel 2003 (XLS), Excel 2007 - Excel 2010 XML (XLSX), comma-delimited (CSV), and tab-delimited (TXT).

  • Unmatched Flexibility

    Unmatched Flexibility

    With Spread, you get unmatched flexibility at the cell level for maximum control over the display and entry of the data, plenty of events to respond to user changes, and an extensive list of built-in calculation functions. And you’re guaranteed a quick learning curve using the Spread Designer, a design-time tool with a point-and-click interface.

  • Exceed Grids and Excel

    Exceed Grids and Excel

    When the simple grid does not meet your needs, use Spread, the control that far exceeds the grid capabilities. Find calculation accuracy and data scalability in a control that also provides a highly customizable interface.

  • Time-tested by Developers Worldwide

    As the first spreadsheet component on the market for Visual Basic, Spread has been used by tens of thousands of developers worldwide for the past 20 years. It's one of the few components to be successfully localized, sold, and supported in Japan, Europe, United States, and other parts of the world. While Spread has continued to evolve over the years, the development team has stayed true to the legacy and continues to support VB.NET for .NET products, and VB for the Spread COM product.

    When you purchase Spread, you get a market leader. This means you get thorough documentation, technical support, and expert advice. Plus, be confident knowing that for nearly 20 years, over 100,000 developers have adopted and enriched Spread with their experience and skill, and have contributed to a global online knowledge base in the form of forum discussions, articles, and blogs.

Five Platforms, One Studio

This new studio includes spreadsheet controls for five platforms: Windows Forms, ASP.NET, WPF, Silverlight, and WinRT. Download and try for yourself.


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