Google Sheets vs Microsoft Excel

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Google Sheets vs Microsoft Excel: What are the differences?

What is Google Sheets? Create and edit spreadsheets online, for free. Access, create, and edit your spreadsheets wherever you go—from your phone, tablet, or computer.

What is Microsoft Excel? A spreadsheet program included in the Microsoft Office suite of applications. Present tables of values arranged in rows and columns that can be manipulated mathematically using basic and complex arithmetic.

Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel can be categorized as "Spreadsheets Online" tools.

According to the StackShare community, Google Sheets has a broader approval, being mentioned in 112 company stacks & 287 developers stacks; compared to Microsoft Excel, which is listed in 16 company stacks and 18 developer stacks.

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    What is Google Sheets?

    Access, create, and edit your spreadsheets wherever you go—from your phone, tablet, or computer.

    What is Microsoft Excel?

    Present tables of values arranged in rows and columns that can be manipulated mathematically using basic and complex arithmetic.

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    What are some alternatives to Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel?
    Airtable
    Working with Airtable is as fast and easy as editing a spreadsheet. But only Airtable is backed by the power of a full database, giving you rich features far beyond what a spreadsheet can offer.
    Smartsheet
    It is an intuitive online project management tool enabling teams to increase productivity using cloud, collaboration, & mobile technologies. It provides your organization with a powerful work platform that offers exceptional speed to business value
    Google Docs
    It is a word processor included as part of a free, web-based software office suite offered by Google. It brings your documents to life with smart editing and styling tools to help you easily format text and paragraphs.
    Google Forms
    It is a cloud-based questionnaire and survey solution with real-time collaboration and powerful tools to customize form questions. It can also be used to create online quizzes.
    Google Drive
    Keep photos, stories, designs, drawings, recordings, videos, and more. Your first 15 GB of storage are free with a Google Account. Your files in Drive can be reached from any smartphone, tablet, or computer.
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