Bulk Convert XLSX to XLS

Recently at work we had to need to convert XLSX files to XLS files in bulk. My boss discovered that having to convert many files individually is not a fun process so I wrote this little program to automate the process. Here’s a screen shot:

Click here to download the program. It requires that you have Microsoft Office 2007 or newer installed and the Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 computers, data, microsoft

3 Comments to Bulk Convert XLSX to XLS

  • Gene says:

    Wow, great tool. Wish there was something like this for docx files as well

  • Oscar V says:

    Could you share your code? Firewall at work is blocking the download of executables.


  • Bilal J says:

    Didn’t think I’d need a utility to go back to .XLS, but one of my users had several files that needed to be converted from .XLSX, and this worked beautifully. Thanks man!

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