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Premium data types make it possible to accomplish goals for real life with the power and flexibility of Excel. You gain access to a database brimming with facts and data, templates to get things done, and more.

Premium data types transform the way you work with data

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Real data for real life

Explore the universe or start a film club? With tons of data types on a variety of subjects, the possibilities are almost limitless.

Convenience and efficiency

No more pasting from browsers or skimming search results. Data types bring facts and data from trusted sources right into Excel.

Use dynamic and flexible datasets

Break out of the 2D grid with interactive cards that hold a variety of data in a single cell. Insert, refresh, and work with data the way you want.

Start quickly with smart templates

Our data type templates help get things done fast, such as comparing colleges, tracking investments, planning a movie nights, and more.

Available linked data types

These are some of the most popular data types available today, but there's more to come!




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To check out the full list of data types available, see What linked data types are available.

An example for real life

Imagine helping a child learn about the planets in the Solar System. With data types, you can easily insert facts about each planet to the sheet. You can even use formulas to compare data and Excel does the calculation for you.

Learn how to work linked data types and try this free Stocks data type tutorial.

Transform the way you work with data

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