MySQL for Excel is a product for Microsoft Windows, and it is installed with MySQL Installer. And typically you will not be required to install or configure additional tools to use MySQL for Excel.
The MySQL Installer installation process will check if these requirements are met, or notify you if further action is required before proceeding with the installation.
.NET Framework 4.0 (Client or Full Profile).
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 or greater, for Microsoft Windows.
Visual Studio Tools for Office 4.0, and MySQL Installer may install this for you.
An available MySQL Server connection.
MySQL for Excel is loaded and executed by selecting the Data menu tab in Excel, and then choosing the "MySQL for Excel" Database icon. This opens a new Excel sidebar with the available MySQL for Excel options. The navigation bar with the MySQL for Excel icon is shown in the following screenshot:
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