Introduced March 9, 2006 after Google acquired Writely, Google Sheets (formerly known as Google Spreadsheets) is a free online spreadsheet program that includes nearly all of the capabilities of a traditional spreadsheet program, such as Microsoft Excel. Google Sheets offers the benefit of cloud storage, which means that users' documents are saved automatically, and may be retrieved even if their hard drive or SSD fails.
Google Sheets features
In its default form, Google Sheets includes many features, several of which are listed below.
- Text formatting
- Formula input
- Image import
- The ability to create charts and graphs from data sets
- The ability to utilize scripts
- The use of a variety of templates
- Collaborative editing for sharing between computers, devices, and other users
Supported file types: .xls, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlt, .xltx, .xltm .ods, .csv, .tsv, .txt, .tab
Official site link: Google Sheets