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Google Spreadsheets

Web-Based Spreadsheet Editor

Published 07/09/2008 and rated Ratingstars5 5 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
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What can you use the app for?

Google Spreadsheets is an online spreadsheet editor.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Google Spreadsheets was launched in June, 2006. Spreadsheets are automatically saved to the Google servers during editing. Spreadsheets can be shared with people you invite, collaborative editing is possible in real time. Microsoft Excel files can be imported into the service without a problem. Spreadsheets can be saved to the harddisk of your PC as a PDF file or in Excel format.

In October 2006, Google Spreadsheets was merged with Writely, an online word editor, into a single product: Google Docs. Since than Google Spreadsheets shares the control panel with the word processor Google Documents. For more information, read the review on Google Docs.

What are the differences to other apps?

It's free! Excel files attached to emails in your Gmail box can be opened directly and online with Google Spreadsheets.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

Google Spreadsheets has the clean "Google look". The service works like a charm and to prevent data loss the spreadsheet is saved automatically every few seconds to the Google server.

How does the registration process work?

You can sign in with a Google Account which can be used for all Google services.

What does it cost to use the application?

Google Spreadsheets standard edition is free to use. Google Spreadsheets is available as a part of the Google Apps suite for business use. Google Apps costs $50 dollar per user account per year.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Recommended for collaborative spreadsheet editing and people who only use the primary functions of a spreadsheet program.

  • All the commonly used functions of a spreadsheet program
  • Invite people to share spreadsheets and collaborative editing in real time
  • Import Microsoft Excel spreadsheet files
  • Online storage of spreadsheet files
  • Open Excel files attached to emails received with Gmail directly in Google Spreadsheets
  • Save spreadsheets to your PC as a PDF file

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Google Spreadsheets pricing

FREE - Permanently free version

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