Secure your Excel workbooks
Hassle-free software for protecting and licensing Excel workbooks, VBA and formulas
XLS Padlock is software for Microsoft Excel to copy-protect Excel workbooks. It works as a compiler that turns your Excel spreadsheets, formulas and VBA code into secured applications.
Lots of protection options for your Excel workbooks
Wrap your Excel spreadsheets into secure Windows EXE applications with Formula Protection, VBA Compiler, EULA display, licensing and trial features, dongle or USB stick protection, and much more
Advanced licensing features for Excel workbooks
Secure your sensitive Excel VBA code
Protect and hide your sensitive Excel VBA code by converting it to bytecode with our exclusive XLS Padlock's VBA compiler. Lock access to VBA project or prevent access to VBA editor.
Live Workbook Demonstration
Test an Excel workbook compiled with XLS Padlock yourself. Discover how to use formula protection, custom splash screen, EULA display, VBA macro protection and even activation keys for your Excel workbooks and spreadsheets.
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Lots of useful features
Applications can expire after a given number of days or runs, or on a specific date. Show a trial reminder (nag screen) and an EULA (license agreement) at startup. Disable standard Excel actions such as print, copy to clipboard...
Code signing and installers
Automatically code sign your spreadsheet application EXE files before distribution, make Setup programs or installers for your secure workbooks.
All recent Excel handled
XLS Padlock is compatible with Excel 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002... 32-bit or 64-bit versions. It works fine with Office 365 subscriptions.
Secured EXE applications are stand-alone and only require Microsoft Excel to work. All Excel functionalities are supported. XLS Padlock can also compile EXE for any Excel bitness: 32-bit, 64-bit and even Universal.