XLS to JSON Converter

Batch convert xls files to json online. Change xls to json on Windows, Mac, iPhone and Android in 2 clicks.

Select files for conversion or drag and drop them to the upload area.
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All files are automatically deleted from our servers after 1 hour.

How to convert XLS files to JSON online?

Step-by-step instructions for converting xls files to json

Upload XLS-file

Click "Choose File" button to select a xls file on your computer. XLS file size can be up to 100 Mb.

Convert XLS to JSON

Click "Convert" button to start conversion.

Download your JSON

When the conversion process is complete, you can download the JSON file.


  • ❓ How can I convert XLS to JSON?
    First you need to add file for conversion: drag and drop your XLS file or click the "Choose File" button. Then click the "Convert" button. When XLS to JSON conversion is completed, you can download your JSON file.
  • ⏱️ How long does it take to convert XLS to JSON?
    Document conversion is pretty fast. You can change XLS to JSON in a few seconds.
  • 🛡️ Is it safe to convert XLS to JSON on AnyConv?
    Of course! We delete uploaded files immediately, and converted ones after 1 hour. No one has access to your files. File conversion (including XLS to JSON) is absolutely safe.
  • 💻 Can I convert XLS to JSON on Mac OS or Linux?
    Yes, you can use AnyConv on any operating system that has a web browser. Our XLS to JSON converter works online and does not require software installation.

Information about XLS and JSON file formats

Full name XLS - Microsoft Excel Binary File Format JavaScript Object Notation
File extension .xls .json
MIME type application/vnd.ms-excel application/json
Developed by Microsoft Douglas Crockford
Type of format Spreadsheet
Description Microsoft Excel, up until 2007 version used a proprietary binary file format called Excel Binary File Format (.XLS) as its primary format. Excel 2007 uses Office Open XML as its primary file format, an XML-based format that followed after a previous XML-based format called "XML Spreadsheet". JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a lightweight textual data interchange format. JSON contains a small set of formatting rules for representing structured data. Various applications use it as an alternative to XML file format.
Technical details OpenOffice.org has created documentation of the Excel format. Since then, Microsoft has made the Excel binary format specification available to download freely. The data in JSON files are stored in plain text file format. Therefore, its contents can be viewed in any simple text editor. You can also convert JSON to pdf and some other formats with our converter.
File conversion XLS conversion JSON conversion
Associated programs Microsoft Office, LibreOffice, Kingsoft Office, Google Docs. NotePad++, Atom, Visual Studio Code
Wiki https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Excel#File_formats https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JSON