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Excel for iPad review: The best spreadsheet app for the iPad

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At a Glance

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At a Glance

Excel for iPad does a good job of integrating a touch interface and a full set of functions.

Price when rated: Free (view documents only); $100 per year Office 365 subscription needed to edit and create files


  • Touch interface well thought out
  • Nearly every function from desktop Excel is present
  • Robust graphing options
  • Numeric keypad speeds formula entry


  • Some functionality missing or limited, compared to desktop version
  • Cannot access photos on OneDrive, only on iOS device
  • Cannot use Google Drive or Dropbox for file storage
  • Expensive, subscription-only "purchase" option

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