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 Video Instructions

In this how-to video, our spokesmonkey Ezriah Zippernowsky demonstrates how to convert a zip file to xls. This example uses a png file but the same steps apply to xls files.

How to convert zip to xls file?

Here are the steps to convert the archive into XLS file(s) using ezyZip:
  1. To select the zip file, you have two options:
    It will list all the XLS files in the ZIP archive.

  2. Click the green "Save" button to save individual xls file to your local drive.

How do I save all converted XLS files into a folder?

  1. Click on "Save All". If the button is disabled, it means your browser does not support this feature or it is not enabled.

    In Chrome, you can enable it by toggling following setting:
    chrome://flags/#native-file-system-api
    (copy/paste it into your browser address bar)


  2. Select an empty folder where you wish to extract the files. Please note: If you already have files with the same name, ezyZip WILL OVERWRITE THEM.

    Click here to select output folder
  3. After you have selected the folder, the browser will ask for permission to access it. Click on "View files" followed by "Save changes".

    Select target folder
    Grant write access to folder
  4. It will then commence saving files and subfolders into the target you specified
    Saving files. Please wait...

How do I convert zip to xls in Dropbox?

  1. Click on the Dropbox logo () in the zip file selector button.

    Select from Dropbox

  2. The Dropbox file chooser will appear. You will need to authorise access to ezyZip the first time.
  3. Once you have selected the zip file, it will download it to your browser and show the contents.
  4. To save the xls files to Dropbox, click on "Dropbox" dropdown under the "Save" or "Save All" buttons. You will need to authorise Dropbox for ezyZip the first time you do it.

    Files will be saved in /Apps/ezyZip folder.

What operating system and browser does ezyZip support?

ezyZip supports any OS that can run a modern browser. We have tested it to work with Windows, MacOS, Linux (e.g. Ubuntu, Mint, Debian), Android, ChromeOS (Chromebook), iOS (iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch).

Ensure you are using the latest version of one of the popular browsers or their variants. (e.g. Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera).

Please let us know via the feedback form if you have any issues.

What is ezyZip?

ezyZip is a free online utility for extracting xls files from a zip archive. No need to install additional software as it runs in the browser. It supports a bunch of other file extraction and conversion options too.

Unlike other online zip conversion utilities, ezyZip does not require you to upload or download files to a server. It runs locally as a browser app, thus making it much quicker than other similar online conversion tools. There are no file size limits! This also ensures your privacy will be protected as no file data will leave your browser.

What is a xls file?

The .XLS extension stands for Excel Spreadsheet File and was developed by Microsoft.