Smart Toolbar for Microsoft Excel

Maximize screen space and get one-click access to the most popular Excel options

Smart Toolbar – is a vertical pane that saves screen space in Excel by collapsing the Ribbon and giving you one-click access to the most popular Excel options.

  • Get the most often used Excel options at your fingertips
  • Save screen space in Excel
  • Enjoy the touch-friendly interface.

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Smart Toolbar pane in Excel

Make the most of the limited screen space

You may find Smart Toolbar for Excel really helpful if you don't have much screen space to work with. It appears as a narrow vertical pane with icons that include the most often used Excel features such as Format Painter, Font, Alignment, Conditional Formatting, Sort & Filter and many more. The options are organized in familiar groups so you can easily find the necessary buttons.

Smart Toolbar includes such features as Font, Alignment, Conditional Formatting, Sort & Filter

The add-in will automatically collapse your Ribbon to free up the space. Smart Toolbar is ideal for small screens where every pixel is precious.

Enjoy working with touch-friendly interface

The tablet revolution is upon us. So we made Smart Toolbar 100% touch-optimized. It is also more finger-friendly with the increased size of the icons and improved layout. Thus, with Smart Toolbar you get all common Excel options both if you work in your office or on the go.

How to work with Smart Toolbar for Excel

Smart Toolbar is really easy and convenient to use. You can close the pane if necessary by clicking on the cross button. To show it again, just press the Smart Toolbar icon under the Ablebits Utilities tab in Excel.

Close the pane by clicking on the cross button

Most of the icons include several options. To see all the features within a group, hover your mouse pointer over an icon. Just click on the needed option to get the result.

Hover your mouse pointer over an icon to see all features within a group

Working on a small screen can actually offer many benefits. Smart Toolbar is a good way to make the best of this limitation.

Free Download
Freeware, 14 MB

Smart Toolbar for Excel system requirements:

Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft Excel 2016 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Desktop Excel included in Office 365
  • Microsoft Excel 2013 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Excel 2010 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Excel 2007

Operating System

  • Windows 10 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Windows Vista (32- and 64-bit)
  • Windows XP (32-bit)
  • Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012
  • .NET Framework 4.0 must be installed.

If you need to install the add-in for a group of users, or on a Terminal Server (servers farm) please see Corporate deployment

Smart Toolbar version

Current add-in version: 1.0.27
published on: Aug 27, 2015

End-User License Agreement (EULA).

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