Download Microsoft Excel Repair tool

Step-by-step instruction for repairing damaged Microsoft Excel files of all types of formats *.xls, *.xlt, *.xlsx, *.xlsm, *.xltm, *.xltx and *.xlam:

How to repair a damaged Microsoft Excel file
  1. Download, install and open the Excel Repair Toolbox from the site:
  2. Select the damaged MS Excel file on the first page of the wizard.
  3. Click the Analyze button.
  4. Click the Start recovery button to export the data and save the data by selecting:
    1. Export to Excel – export data to a new Excel workbook
    2. Save to file – save data as a new *.xlsx file
  5. Press Finish
  6. Double click on saved …_repaired.xlsx file to open repaired file in Excel 2007-2019 version.

How to repair a damaged Microsoft Excel file

Excel Repair Toolbox was developed to fix corrupted *.xls, *,xlt, *.xlsx, *.xlsm, *.xltm, *.xltx and *.xlam Microsoft Excel files. The Microsoft Excel file repair utility restores data from a corrupted workbooks and worksheets. And software exports information to Microsoft Excel director file later. Excel Repair Toolbox can save a recovered data into new XLSX files. The heuristic search algorithm allow finding data for any damaged file.

Main capabilities of the Microsoft Excel file repair tool include:

  1. Repair data from cells.
  2. Repair all formulas from cells, including functions.
  3. Repair internal and external links by name.
  4. Repair cell formatting (font, number format, line style, fill pattern, text orientation and alignment).
  5. Repair table styles.
  6. Repair number format of cells (with the exception of colors used in number formats).
  7. Repair worksheets.
  1. Repair data in MS Excel 95, MS Excel 98, MS Excel 2000, MS Excel XP, MS Excel 2003, MS Excel 2007, MS Excel 2010, MS Excel 2013, MS Excel 2016, MS Excel 2019.
  2. Repair column widths.
  3. Repair row heights.
  4. Repair cell colors.
  5. Repair cell border colors.
  6. Heuristic search algorithm applied to data in files.
  7. Export data directly to Microsoft Excel.
  8. Intuitive, easy-to-use interface.

Unfortunately, some data types and objects cannot be recovered from a damaged Microsoft Excel worksheet. The list is as follows:

  1. Repair sorting settings
  2. Repair any objects, such as pictures, diagrams, notes and other
  3. Repair print settings
  4. Repair conditional formatting
  5. Repair data validity
  6. Repair hyperlinks
  1. Repair calculation settings
  2. Repair merged cells
  3. Repair range, worksheet and workbook protection
  4. Repair asian phonetic blocks
  5. Repair comments
  6. Recover VBA macros



Yes, Excel Repair Toolbox can recover Excel file/Worksheets that contain any formulas. You need to setup appropriate settings via main menu Settings. Later set Save FORMULA cells as Formula.


The error File Error: Data May Have Been Lost indicates corruption of workbook. You can try to fix this damage by use our tool.


You can quickly repair corrupted file using Excel Repair Toolbox.


Yes, this tool can accurately repairs formats and borders of cells in damaged Excel files.


Export to Excel can be available only if Microsoft Excel installed on PC. Save to file is fastest way to save a result of recovery. But saved .xlsx file are native format for Excel 2007/2010/2013/2016 only.


  1. Microsoft Excel should be installed on your computer (though this is not essential)
  2. Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10 or
  3. Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016 and above

Excel Repair Toolbox is not open source software or a freeware tool. Excel Repair Toolbox not include donate inside. This is a software with a free DEMO easy version. The tool is not distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL) or GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL). Our software development project team has invested a lot of time and efforts into making it a remarkably efficient product and we have no intention to distribute it as a free tool. You need Download Microsoft Excel repair software and use it.