If you are running Excel 2007 - 2019 or Office 365, use this link:


Most Windows 7 - 10 x64 users will be running the 32-bit (x86) version of Excel. If you are running the "special" 64-bit version of Excel then use this link: ActiveDatax64.exe

When prompted, select Save to copy the file to your computer. Do not click Run at this point.

After the download completes click Run to install the software.


ActiveData For Excel runs with Excel 2007 - 2019 (including Office 365) and supports both the 32 and 64 bit editions.

ActiveData For Excel runs on Windows 2000 to Windows 10 and supports Terminal Server and Citrix type virtual environments.

Please make sure that Excel is closed before installing the software.

If you have an older version of the software then please uninstall it first.

To uninstall ActiveData:

Windows 10

Click the Windows button on the bottom left of your screen followed by the settings button (the gear icon above the power icon). Click on "Apps" and then click ActiveData -> Uninstall.

Windows Vista, 7 & 8

Go to Control Panel -> Uninstall a program (or Programs and Features) and then double-click on ActiveData

Windows XP

Go to Control Panel -> Add / Remove Programs and then double-click on ActiveData

This file is a Microsoft Windows Installer package and requires administrative privileges to run.

Once installed, the software does not require administrative privileges.

Please contact us for instructions on installing the software in a Terminal Server or Citrix type virtual environment.

The Getting Started Guide

The Getting Started Guide contains examples that use data from the built-in sample workbook.

To open the Getting Started Guide, start Excel, click on the ActiveData tab and then select Help -> Open Getting Started Guide.

To open the sample workbook, start Excel, click on the ActiveData tab and then select Help -> Open ActiveData Sample Workbook

The evaluation version is the full Professional Edition of the product and is active for 30 days after installation. After that, the software can be activated as either a business or professional edition by purchasing the appropriate license.

The workbook commands section of the ActiveData ribbon remain active after the evaluation period ends and do not require a license to use.