How to convert a Workbook into Binary workbook in Microsoft Excel

In this tutorial we will learn how to convert a simple Microsoft Excel workbook into a Binary Workbook.An Excel Binary Workbook (.xlsb) is a file format used by Microsoft Excel to store data in a binary format. This format was introduced in Excel 2007 as an alternative to the traditional .xls or .xlsx file formats. The .xlsb format is designed for large data sets, and it offers faster data processing times compared to the other formats. It also provides better protection against corruption and data loss. However, the .xlsb format has limited compatibility with other spreadsheet software and may not be supported by some programs. It is recommended to use the .xlsb format when working with large data sets, and to convert it to a more widely compatible format when sharing or distributing the workbook.

Microsoft Excel is a popular spreadsheet software developed by Microsoft Corporation. It allows users to create, organize, and analyze data in a tabular form, using formulas and functions to perform complex calculations and operations. Excel is widely used in various industries, such as finance, accounting, marketing, and human resources, due to its versatility and ability to handle large amounts of data. It also offers a range of formatting options, visualization tools, and collaboration features, making it a powerful tool for data management and analysis.

Step 1 – Go to the File Tab

– Go to the File tab in the menu bar.

Step 2 – Click on the Save As Option

– Click on the Save As option.

Step 3 – Click on the Browse Option

– Click on the Browse option.

Step 4 – Select Excel Binary Workbook

– Click on the List arrow in the extreme left of Save as type option.
– Select the Excel Binary Workbook as the file type.

Step 5 – Click on Save

– Click on Save option.
– Now your workbook has been converted to a Binary workbook.
– We can check the file type in the properties section.