Spread32 v1.18

webfork on 25 Aug 2016
  • 311KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 3 Dec 2003
  • Suggested by Rudy C

Spread32 is a tiny, basic spreadsheet program that supports formulas with over 300 functions, sorting with multiple keys, freeze panes etc. Due to it's size, the program is limited to 256 columns x 65536 rows x 255 sheets.

Note: The original program has gone shareware -- the last freeware release can be found in the download link.

System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP
Writes settings to: Windows registry.
Stealth: ? No. Saves settings to 'HKCU\Software\Bye Design\Spread32'.
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Spread32.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Gnumeric
What's new?
  • Fixed a bug with chart sheet tab colors not being saved.
  • Fixed a bug with defining names that are not references.
  • Fixed a bug with load/save of Japanese Yen symbol.
  • Fixed a bug with references being corrupted after a sheet is moved.
  • Fixed a bug with the formatting of cells containing hyperlinks.
  • Fixed a bug with some text boxes not loading correctly.
  • Fixed a bug with some chart data labels not loading correctly.
  • Fixed a bug with printer information not being converted correctly between Excel 95 and 97 formats.
  • Fixed a bug with loading autofilter ranges containing blank rows.
  • Added sheet password protection.
  • Added support for file auto_open macro.
  • Added the GOAL.SEEK, ON.SHEET, SELECT.END and SELECT.LAST.CELL macro commands.
  • Added the ISPMT worksheet function.
  • Added support for Book.xlt special template file for default settings.
  • Added support for numeric keypad local decimal character.
  • Added support for load/display/save of autoshapes in Excel 97 files.
  • Added support for line/fill colors and font formatting in text boxes.
  • Added support for decimal seconds when entering time values.
  • ...
  • Added Finnish language versions.
  • Changed the FORMULA macro command so that the target cell format is not reset.
  • Improved accuracy of FINV worksheet function.

Full changelog is at http://www.byedesign.co.uk/devdiary.htm.

15 comments on Spread32  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

a 2006-10-01 14:42

i think floppy office should be in place of Spread32, since it includes that and more.

Andrew Lee 2006-10-02 06:45

I have listed Floppy Office under "Links". In general, I try to list individual appplications instead of collections in the database.

AlephX 2007-01-18 05:34

http://www.xtort.net/apps/S32118.zip is where you can download the single application, thanks to Xtort.net

AlephX 2007-01-18 05:44

...but actually it´s bigger than the one included in Floppy Office (10x bigger)

Andrew Lee 2007-01-19 05:56

The version you posted is a newer version with more functions. Unfortunately, it writes a number of settings to the registry (toolbar, formula bar, status bar, recent files), so it is not very portable.

Cris 2007-04-01 16:33

Nice, but old. Try Gnumeric Portable (Gnome Office Spreadsheet) http://www.tanisthalon.karoo.net/gnumericportable.html

Local 2007-09-30 00:06

Yup it is very old, but really useful for day to day stuff.
I use this every day and only ever bother with excel if there is something complicated or professional looking that needs doing

Nh 2008-01-09 03:46

Just an EXCELlent program. You say it's very basic but really it's full of advanced features.

rengab 2008-03-12 20:01

the last freeware version 1.18 i use everyday for office work and it can do more than 90% of the tasks i do

Ashghost 2008-06-08 16:51

@Nh: The version in the Floppy Office bundle is EXTREMELY limited. The last freeware version is MUCH more powerful.

The settings it saves are only those that Andrew listed: a recent files list and whether the 3 bars are showing. So it's not stealth, but portable IMHO.

tester 2009-05-17 18:22

doesn't support .xlsx

ee.zsy 2009-06-05 05:22

The last Version can be found at http://www.byedesign.co.uk/.

Jeanie 2011-02-01 22:32
shuunen 2016-01-06 17:21

Hey guys ;) You can remove the nag screen with Resource Hacker , look for the Dialog section, right click on dialog 1290 and remove, save your exe and that's it ! You have your updated version of Spread32 without nagscreen :)

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Mixture 2016-01-08 15:52

I've been using Spread32 version 1.18 for over ten years! Where have any of you been? Using M$ Excel or OpenOffice Calc?


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