Spread Studio At-a-Glance

  • Powerful Formula Engine with 300+ Excel Functions

    Use Spread's powerful calculation engine to quickly add formulas to your applications by using any of the 300+ pre-defined functions such as business, science, and engineering. Spread also supports custom functions and cross-sheet formula referencing.

  • Full Excel Import/Export, PDF, and Print Support

    Import and export native Microsoft Excel (XLS and XLSX) files without needing any Excel dependencies. Create other file types such as PDF, TXT, and CSV. Spread also includes a wide range of printing options and allows you to customize print via API.

  • Input, Display, and Data Visualization Controls

    Choose from a vast array of controls to add the data input or display cells you need. Add input fields with validation for every data type, use expressions, or use masks to set your own format. Display data with controls such as list boxes, live hyperlinks, barcodes, color pickers, and images. Visualize and summarize data with charts, sparklines, bullet graphs, and more.  

  • Visual Drag-and-Drop Designers

    Easily design spreadsheets with the Visual Studio-integrated designer application. Design form templates, dashboards, charts, and more without writing a line of code. You can also distribute the Spread Designer with your application to allow end-users to create their own templates.

Why Choose Spread for Spreadsheet Components

Spread has been pioneering technology for Visual Studio for over twenty years. It introduced the first spreadsheet component for Visual Basic and the first Visual Studio-integrated designer. Spread Studio has followed Microsoft technology since and now offers a complete solution for Visual Studio developers looking for Excel compatibility and functionality. It is no surprise that it has become the only choice for spreadsheet components.

  • 1991

    20+ Years of Experience

  • 5 Visual Studio Platforms

  • 300,000+ Community Members

Common Uses

  • Financial Risk Analysis Modeling

  • Data Visualization, Analysis & Dashboards

  • Decision Matrix

  • Budgeting

  • Scientific & Engineering Modeling

  • Complex Forms & Data Entry

  • Project Management

Popular Features

  • Excel-like characteristics, such as functions, formulas, enhanced filtering, sorting, conditional formatting, cell-type settings, and worksheets

  • The ability to create business applications that generate Excel output and read Excel files

  • Advanced grid-like features such as data bound, unbound, and mixed modes

  • Flexible tabular layout, making it easy to create complex UI layouts and presentation of data

  • Share via PDF, print/print preview, Excel (XLS, XSLX), and delimited files (CSV, TXT)

Royalty-Free Licensing Model

Spread's licensing model keeps your costs low by using a per-developer licensing model. You are free to distribute applications created with Spread controls without paying royalties or additional licensing costs.

Expert Support Is Included

When you buy Spread Studio, you have our staff of experts and a community of thousands of developers behind you. Every license includes free online and peer-to-peer support. We also offer affordable maintenance plans that get you anything we release for the duration of the plan.

Who Uses Spread?

  • I haven't come across such a feature-rich solid Spread before. Thanks for giving such a nice component.

    Adavesh Managaon , MVP, Visual C#

  • Spread is one of the single most important and long awaited innovations to the business process integration (BPI) market I've ever seen.

    Jeff Lynch , Microsoft MVP

  • We found that users prefer to use an Excel type of input, and Spread allows them to cut and paste from Excel, saving an enormous amount of effort.

    Anonymous

  • Wow! Too good to be true: professional documentation and samples. Feature rich!

    Anil Chandra

  • We purchased the Spread controls since they were better and easier to use than the Microsoft Grid controls in .NET.

    Erin Arroyo , Senior Developer , Geomentum

  • ...dramatic improvement in performance, features, and coding efficiency.

    Robert Ripp , CEO , Fintelligent, LLC

  • Spread delivers a unique grid layout for our software solutions and lets us add user interface components.

    Philippe Jolidon , Software Engineer R&D , JAG Jakob AG Prozesstechnik

  • We used it for the last 10 years. It was one of the first spreadsheet components and still one of the best.

    Anonymous

  • I wanted a control that acted like an Excel spreadsheet but did not require an Excel spreadsheet in the background.

    Anonymous

  • We chose Spread because it had capabilities no other spreadsheet tools had.

    Anonymous

  • It seemed like Spread was the only grid-based control that was professionally developed and supported.

    Anonymous

  • After trying some other products and seeing an in-person demo, we determined that [Spread] was the correct product for us.

    Anonymous

  • We like the ability to connect to a database and the ease of use.

    Anonymous

  • I wanted a control that acted like an Excel spreadsheet but did not require an Excel spreadsheet in the background.

    Anonymous

  • We can easily integrate any financial application using Spread and can do the financial calculations with out much code.

    Anonymous

  • We used it for the last 10 years. It was one of the first spreadsheet components and still one of the best.

    Anonymous

  • We chose Spread because it had capabilities no other spreadsheet tools had.

    Anonymous

  • It did us not take long to get the hang of the tool and we were very pleased to discover that Vscroll was indeed automatic.

    Chuck Ashbaugh , President , Sasco, Inc.

  • Spread benefits my company because our clients can now see the immediate benefit the websites we create for them provide.

    Michael Stark , Owner , StarkNetwork.com

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A maintenance plan is the most cost-effective way to ensure that you are always using the latest version of Spread and that you receive the best support possible. This renewable one-year plan entitles you to all major releases made available during its term and to unlimited phone support.

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