MySQL for Excel is a 32-bit add-in for Microsoft Excel, which you can install and run on Microsoft Windows. MySQL for Excel is not compatible with Linux or macOS.
MySQL for Excel can interact with MySQL Workbench to simplify the management of MySQL connections when both MySQL client tools are installed. MySQL Workbench is not required to perform database operations from MySQL for Excel.
.NET Framework 4.5.2 (Client or Full Profile).
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 or later (for Microsoft Windows).
Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime.Note
This requirement is different than Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio, which is not a substitute.
An available MySQL server connection.
To install MySQL for Excel, download and execute the MySQL for Excel standalone MSI file. You must ensure that all MySQL for Excel requirements are met before executing the MSI file.
MySQL for Excel is loaded and executed by selecting themenu tab in Excel, and then clicking the button from the ribbon. This button opens the MySQL for Excel task pane from which you can select options and operations. Initially, MySQL for Excel displays connection information, as shown in the following figure.
If the items in the task pane overlap, you may need to restart Microsoft Windows after installing MySQL for Excel.