Repair Excel File (.XLS/.XLSX) and Restore Excel Worksheet Data Easily

Stellar Repair for Excel is a critical application for securing Excel workbook data from corruption & permanent loss. The tool can safeguard you and your business from huge losses due to sudden corruption of Excel data such as financial reports, BI data & other analytical information. It rebuilds corrupt Excel file data at granular level to restore every single dataset & visual representation to its original, intact state. 

  • Recovers tables, charts, chartsheets, cell comments, images, formulas, sorts and filters etc.

  • Preserves worksheet properties (freeze panes, split, gridlines, formula bar) and cell formatting
  • Repairs single as well as multiple XLS/XLSX files
  • Fixes all Excel corruption errors
  • Supports MS Excel versions: 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003 & 2000

*Free download to scan and preview all recoverable Excel data.

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How to Repair Corrupt Excel file?

Stellar Repair for Excel software provides assurance of repairing severely corrupt Excel (.XLS/.XLSX) files, with highest degree of precision. Meaning, the software repairs corrupt Excel files to restore all objects & data to their original state with 100% integrity. The software also preserves the original worksheet properties and cell formatting after repairing corruption. Secondly, the software offers easy DIY repair utility that enables all users to run the software with confidence and get fast Excel repair output. Unlike other file repair software and built-in repair features in Excel, which are tedious and ineffective in severe cases of corruption, Stellar Repair for Excel guarantees repair with high precision, speed and ease-of-use. With support for repairing Excel 2019, 2016 and older version workbooks, the software is the most-advanced & promising Excel repair utility in the market today. The free trial version of the software offers unlocked repair and preview features, allowing users to thoroughly test it out before deciding to purchase or upgrade, which is a great win for the users.

Key Features

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Easily Repair Corrupt Excel Files

The software offers a hassle free way of dealing with corrupt or damaged Excel workbooks. If your large Excel file has slowed down the application or an error pops up while saving your worksheet in Excel, you are heading for spreadsheet corruption. Stellar Repair for Excel makes your damaged Excel files usable again by identifying corruption in individual objects, fixing the damage, and restoring the file back to its original specifications. The Excel repair tool can help you repair a batch of Excel files simultaneously in a single attempt. Read More

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Recover Every Object in Excel Files

You can simplify your Excel file repair experience and get everything back in your Excel file without the slightest modification. This tool is equipped to repair every single object in your file without having to tinker with the formatting, layout, and other properties. You can restore user-defined charts, formatting of the charts, Series trendline, conditional formatting rules, properties of worksheet, embedded functions, group & subtotal, engineering formulas, numbers, texts, shared formulas, and rules.

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Enjoy Simple and Consistent UI

Stellar Excel Repair tool features a familiar explorer-styled user interface that makes browsing and navigation a breeze. Using the easy step-by-step wizard, you can rest assured of high-quality results, no matter how tough is the Excel file repair task at hand.

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Recover Worksheets with Properties

With this Excel file repair software, you can repair your corrupt Windows Excel file and restore all the original properties of workbook. The software is good at resurrecting the affected Excel file and restoring its exact behavior to give you a familiar and convenient experience.

Additional Advantages

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Easy Files & Folders Selection

Stellar Excel repair offers an innovative approach to select or find specific Microsoft Excel files in your system with the ‘Find File’ or ‘Search File(s)’ options, respectively. In addition, the ‘Search Folder’ option is very helpful to list down only the Excel files present within a folder. You can also do multiple selections from this list of Excel files for repair.

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Real-Time Pre-recovery Preview of Excel File

Stellar Repair for Excel tool offers you the convenience of previewing the repaired Excel file objects in the main interface. You can reap benefits of this functionality by verifying your Excel data before recovery and determining the degree of accuracy you can achieve with the utility. Read More

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Recommendations before Repairing Excel File

You need to consider a few requirements before using the tool to repair Excel files.

  • Close all Excel files before running the application.
  • If you have engineering formulas in your Excel worksheet or workbook, install the 'Analysis ToolPak' add-in.

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Resolve All Excel Corruption Errors

This Excel recovery tool fixes all common Excel file corruption errors like un-recognizable format, Excel found unreadable content in name.xls, Excel cannot open the file filename.xlsx.

Read More: How to quickly fix Excel file error messages

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Support and Compatibility

Stellar Repair for Excel software is compatible with Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and, XP.

The excel file repair software supports Microsoft Excel 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, and 2000 versions.

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Stellar Toolkit for File Repair

Stellar Toolkit for File Repair is a complete package of four essential software- MS Excel Repair, MS Word Repair, MS PowerPoint Repair and, ZIP Repair. The toolkit repairs corrupt documents and files while maintaining the original file format, and shows preview of all repairable data before saving. Read More

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*Free download to scan and preview all recoverable Excel data.

Software Specifications

System Requirement

ProcessorPentium Class

Operating System Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP

Memory2 GB minimum (4 GB recommended)

Hard Disk250 MB of Free Space

Software Delivery


License & Version

Single User LicenseCan use only on a single system


Interface Available

Language SupportedEnglish



To repair the corrupt Excel file using Excel repair software, follow the below mentioned steps:

  • Download, install and launch Excel file repair the software
  • Select the corrupt Excel file that you want to repair
  • Selected Excel file will be listed in the software interface for repairing
  • Click on the ‘Repair’ button to start scanning the file
  • Check the preview of repaired file
  • Save the repaired file at default or specific location

Yes, the tool can repair Excel file/Worksheets that contain engineering formulas. In order to make such repair, you need to manually enable the ‘Analysis Tool Pack’ add-in from ‘Tools’-> ‘Add-Ins’.


Stellar Excel Repair shows up this message when one or more instances of MS Excel are open. Close all open instances of MS Excel and click on 'Retry' button to continue using the software.


SOHO or Single User license allows you to use the software only on a single system. With Technician license, you can use the software to repair Excel files on multiple systems at a single location.


The error 'File Error: Data May Have Been Lost' indicates corruption in your Excel file. You can fix this corruption by using Stellar Excel Recovery.


The error 'Unable to read file' denotes that your Excel file is in an unreadable format due to corruption. You need to repair Excel file quickly using Stellar Excel recovery software.


Excel cannot open the file '(filename)'.xlsx error appears when your Excel file has encountered severe corruption. To fix the problem, you need to carry out Excel repair with this software. Top three methods: Fix 'Excel cannot open the file '(filename)'.xlsx' Error of MS Excel


The error shows that you have minor data corruption in your MS Excel file. You can quickly repair and recover the file using Stellar Excel Recovery software. Must read article: How to Resolve 'Excel found unreadable content in filename.xls' Error in MS Excel


The Excel file repair software can help you overcome the following prominent errors:

  • 'The file is corrupt and cannot be opened'
  • 'The document cannot be saved'
  • 'Excel cannot open the file 'filename'.xlsx'

Yes, Users can also verify the productivity of Excel repair software using a free demo.

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