Free version


To install GemBox.Spreadsheet for Java Free 1.1 download zip file containing jar with the library.

Download GemBox.Spreadsheet for Java 1.1

GemBox.Spreadsheet for Java is also available via maven.


GemBox.Spreadsheet for Java Free delivers the same performance and set of features as the Professional version. However, the following limitations are imposed during reading or writing files:

  • Maximum number of rows per sheet is 150.
  • Maximum number of sheets per workbook is 5.

First steps

Using the GemBox.Spreadsheet component is easy and straightforward. After referencing GemBox.Spreadsheet jar from your project, you can use the following code snippet to generate a simple Excel file:

public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException {
    // Set license key to use GemBox.Spreadsheet in Free mode.

    // Create a new empty Excel file.
    ExcelFile workbook = new ExcelFile();

    // Create a new worksheet and set cell A1 value to 'Hello world!'.
    workbook.addWorksheet("Sheet 1").getCell("A1").setValue("Hello world!");

    // Save to XLSX file."Spreadsheet.xlsx");


You can use GemBox.Spreadsheet for Java Free for any purpose, including use in commercial applications.

GemBox is under no obligation to provide technical or any other support to the users of the free version.