XLCubed Excel Edition Prerequisites


XLCubed Excel Edition requires several packages installed in order to operate correctly. These will be downloaded and installed automatically when you run the XLCubed Excel Edition Setup program.

If access to the internet is unavailable, the packages can be manually installed in this order prior to installation.

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Redistributable (x86) or (x64) Note: install the version appropriate for the Excel architecture you are using
  • Microsoft Core XML Services (MSXML) 6.0 (x86) or (x64)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 PivotTable Services (Analysis Services 8.0 OLEDB Provider, also known as PTS) (x86 only)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services 9.0 OLEDB Provider (x86) or (x64)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services 10.0 OLEDB Provider (x86) or (x64)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services 11.0 OLEDB Provider (x86) or (x64)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Analysis Services 12.0 OLEDB Provider (x86) or (x64)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services 11.0 ADOMD.NET Provider (x86) or (x64)
  • Microsoft Access Database Engine 2010 (x86) or (x64) Note: install the version appropriate for the Excel architecture you are using


And to support Azure connections, these additional packages should be installed:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services 13.0 OLEDB Provider (x86) or (x64)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services 13.0 ADOMD.NET Provider (x86) or (x64)


Supported environments

Excel Edition:

  • Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista SP2
  • Office 365, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007
  • Microsoft .NET Framework v4.5.2

Supported Versions of SQL Server:

  • SQL Server 2000 Standard or higher
  • SQL Server 2005 Standard or higher
  • SQL Server 2008 Standard or higher
  • SQL Server 2008R2 Standard or higher
  • SQL Server 2012 Standard or higher
  • SQL Server 2014 Standard or higher
  • SQL Server 2016 Standard or higher
  • SQL Server 2017 Standard or higher