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.

Added 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() and when the Python interpreter exits.

Added in version 0.30.2.

property count

Returns the number of apps.

Added in version 0.9.0.


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

Added in version 0.13.0.