xlwings PRO is source-available and dual-licensed under one of the following licenses:
PolyForm Noncommercial License 1.0.0 (non-commercial use is free)
Ultra Fast File Reader: Similar to
pandas.read_excel()but 5-25 times faster and you can leverage the convenient xlwings syntax. Works without an Excel installation and therefore on all platforms including Linux.
xlwings Server: With xlwings Server, you don’t need to install Python locally anymore. Instead, run it as a web app on a server. Works with Desktop Excel on Windows and macOS and with Google Sheet and Excel on the web. Runs on all platforms, including Linux, WSL and Docker.
Embedded code: Store your Python source code directly in Excel for easy deployment.
xlwings Reports: A template-based reporting framework, allowing business users to change the layout of the report without having to touch the Python code.
Markdown Formatting: Support for Markdown formatting of text in cells and shapes like e.g., text boxes.
Permissioning: Control which users can run which Python modules via xlwings.
Paid plans come with additional services like:
1-click Installer: Easily build your own Python installer including all dependencies—your end users don’t need to know anything about Python
Check out the paid plans for more details!
License Key Activation#
To use xlwings PRO, you need to install a license key on a Terminal/Command Prompt like so:
xlwings license update -k YOUR_LICENSE_KEY
Make sure to replace
LICENSE_KEY with your personal key (see below). This will store the license key in your
xlwings.conf file (see User Config: Ribbon/Config File for where this is on your system). Instead of running this command, you can also store the license key as an environment variable with the name
License Key for Commercial Purpose:
To try xlwings PRO for free in a commercial context, request a trial license key: https://www.xlwings.org/trial
To use xlwings PRO in a commercial context beyond the trial, you need to enroll in a paid plan (they include additional services like support and the ability to create one-click installers): https://www.xlwings.org/pricing
xlwings PRO licenses are developer licenses, are verified offline (i.e., no telemetry/license server involved) and allow royalty-free deployments to unlimited internal end-users and servers for a hassle-free management. External end-users are included with the business plan. Deployments use deploy keys that don’t expire but instead are bound to a specific version of xlwings.
License Key for non-commercial Purpose:
To use xlwings PRO for free in a non-commercial context, use the following license key:
noncommercial(Note that you need at least xlwings 0.26.0).