class Apps(impl)#

A collection of all app objects:

>>> import xlwings as xw
>>> xw.apps
Apps([<Excel App 1668>, <Excel App 1644>])
property active#

Returns the active app.

New in version 0.9.0.


Creates a new App. The new App becomes the active one. Returns an App object.


Removes Excel zombie processes (Windows-only). Note that this is automatically called with App.quit() and App.kill().

New in version 0.30.2.

property count#

Returns the number of apps.

New in version 0.9.0.


Provides the PIDs of the Excel instances that act as keys in the Apps collection.

New in version 0.13.0.