Upgrade to XLTools 5.0 for registered users

On July 11, 2017, we have released XLTools Version 5.0. This version comes with 7 new useful features, improvements in usability and compatibility with the latest Windows and Excel updates. Learn what else is new.


If you have purchased a license during February 20, 2016 – July 11, 2017

You are eligible for a free upgrade from XLTools 4.0 to XLTools 5.0.

Installing the update will take just a minute:

  1. Notification "Update available" pops up.
    Or: click the ‘Update available’ button on XLTools tab.
  2. Click ‘OK' > Wait for the notice "The add-in was successfully updated".
  3. Restart Excel for the changes to take effect.

Screenshot: click OK to update XLTools add-in


Or, you can also reinstall XLTools add-in:

  1. Uninstall your previous version:
    Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features > Select ‘XLTools Add-in for Microsoft Excel’ > Uninstall.
  2. Download the latest version > Run the file as administrator.
    See the detailed Installation Guide.
  3. Your license should activate automatically. Otherwise, please activate manually:
    XLTools tab > ‘License’ button > Paste your license key > Apply.
    See the detailed License Activation Guide.

Once upgraded, information about the new version will be reflected in XLTools > License.

Please contact us if any questions, or if you need to recover your license key.


If you have purchased a license before February 20, 2016

As a longtime customer, you can upgrade at 60% OFF the price for any license of your choice. A paid upgrade includes 1 year of further updates and support. Please contact us to get the discount or a free trial license.


If you are running XLTools Free Version

Starting February 20, 2016, XLTools Free Version is no longer available. If you uninstall it for any reason, it will not be possible to recover the Free Version.

If you want to get XLTools 5.0, you need to purchase a license.




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