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    Full-blown native Excel exports, spreadsheet reports and Business Intelligence for Jira

    Full-blown native Excel exports, spreadsheet reports and Business Intelligence for Jira

    ​All powerful Excel reporting features

    Native XLS/XLSX output for spreadsheet tools

    Custom spreadsheet templates & scripts

    Use functions, formulas, charts, pivot tables, pivot charts, Visual Basic and other data crunching tools in Microsoft Excel to get more insights from your hard-earned Jira data. Powerful BI for Jira.

    ☛ How does it work?

    Unlike Jira's built-in Excel exports, this add-on exports real XLSX/XLS files. No need for further manual data conversion.

    Also compatible with Google Spreadsheets & Open Office.

    ☛ Why better than the built-in export?

    Merge your Jira field values into custom Excel template files, to define the content, data format, layout and colors.

    Integrate with external databases and apps, or perform custom data transformations in Groovy scripts.

    More details

    Better Excel Plugin exports Jira issues to Excel spreadsheets, for reporting, data analysis and Business Intelligence purposes.


    Unlike Jira's built-in Excel and CSV export features, it exports real Excel files in XLSX format: see the comparison!

    Your data will have real types: dates are dates, numbers are numbers, not "everything is text". You can use data formatting, cell attributes (colors, borders, fonts, etc.), functions, formulas, charts, pivot tables, pivot charts, scripting, Visual Basic (VBA) and all the other Excel features.

    Exported files are compatible with Microsoft Office, Google Spreadsheets, Apple Numbers, Open/Libre Office.

    Export samples:

    Tip: easy automation!

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    by margit meesters on 2017-08-30
    This plugin is really nice and can save you a lot of time with routine work, the customer service is really good! Nice people and they reply quick and really helpful.
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    by Vic Tsushima on 2017-08-24
    This plugin will help out greatly and the support was EXTREMELY helpful. I highly recommend this plugin.
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    by Rajib Roy on 2017-08-03
    This plugin helps heaps and the support is awesome.Thanks Midori for developing such an awesome Plugin.
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    by Robert Schutt on 2017-07-12
    This is a helpful plugin for getting data (in Excel format) out of Jira. Once you learn some basics, you can see the power of what it can do. Support team was responsive to my requests for help.
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    by Jonas Andersson on 2017-07-04
    Good plugin when it works, but depends on 2 other plugins which have been sold to another vendor meaning problems with the plugin can either be Atlassian-based (jira UPM), Midori (who makes this plugin), or Code barrel (who now does the Automation Lite and Excel Automation). Midori are however very approachable and have fast and good supporters.
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    Midori Global Consulting Kft.

    Thanks for the review, Jonas.

    To be precise, the automation feature relies on JIRA (like any JIRA add-on), Better Excel Plugin (developed by Midori), Excel Automation Plugin (developed by Midori, not by Code Barrel!!) and the Automation Lite add-on (developed by Code Barrel). There are important technical reasons why the feature is modularized this way.

    Automation Lite went through a complete overhaul in its version 3.0.0 which lead to some temporary technical issues, that's true. We worked on these with Code Barrel, and within 1 or 2 weeks this setup became stable and production ready.

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    by Tomoaki Saito on 2017-12-13
    We received a request that our customer would like to output to Excel even after starting using JIRA for troubleshooting used to be managed in Excel and we tried and evaluated some add-ons. The reason why we selected this add-on is that is is focused on Excel output and the set-up is very simple.
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    by Bill Tanner on 2017-12-04
    We just started using this add-on as we were looking for a better (no pun intended) option than the current export capability we were using. This add-on has tremendous capability. We have been creating our own Excel templates for export, allowing us to customize exports/reports. The User Interface for the JIRA user is very simple and easy to understand. It it a lot less clunky than other add-ons available for exporting to JIRA. It also enables exporting additional content such as the JIRA user list/statistics, which our clients routinely request.
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    by Ricksoft on 2017-11-30
    This is a wonderful add-on! We use it to output different Excel reports, depending on the importance of incident data of Jira ServiceDesk. It is a very helpful and essential add-on for integration between Jira and Excel.
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    by Akira Higuchi on 2017-11-30
    Better Excel Plugin for JIRA is great and very helpful because just by installing it, you can open the file downloaded from Issue Navigator directly. In the former version of JIRA, there was a function to export from Issue Navigator to Excel. It is now a CSV export. Since the CSV file generated here is UTF - 8, we, Japanese can not open in Excel. Using the tool, you have to convert the character code from UTF - 8 to Shift - JIS and then open it. From the end user's point of view, it may look like a system failure, which places a heavy burden on end users and the end user support department. Again, Better Excel Plugin for JIRA solves this issue and saves a lot of time.
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    Midori Global Consulting Kft.

    Thanks for the review, Akira.

    As you noted, CSV, being a plain text format, suffers from all problems of text files, including the problem of encoding. It hurts pretty much all the users speaking non-English languages. Better Excel Plugin solves the problem by consistently using Unicode and by generating native Excel files (*.xlsx) where the problem is simply non-existent.

    by José Manuel Sánchez Crespo on 2017-11-14
    Great products Better Excel and Excel Automation Plugin. We have developed a system that allows us to generate reports in Excel format with the calculation of SLAs from the services of our suppliers. It's a system that integrates Better Excel, Excel Automation Plugin and Time to SLA. Also, the customer support of Midori is fabulous. Thanks Midori for your help.
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    10 users$1025 users$29050 users$550100 users$990250 users$1490500 & upAdditional pricing details

    Paid-via-Atlassian pricing FAQ

    How does server app pricing work?

    Server products and apps are hosted on your servers. Licenses are perpetual and the purchase price include 12 months of maintenance (support and version updates).

    You can renew maintenance after 12 months at 50% of the current purchase price. You can upgrade the tier of your host product and app licenses at any time. Upgrade prices are calculated based on Atlassian's formula (view example).

    If app pricing changes after your initial purchase, there's a 60-day grandfathering period during which you can renew based on the old pricing.

    How do I determine my server pricing?

    Apps are billed based on the number of users in your host product. For Jira Server 7.0 or later, the app tier should match the maximum tier of the licensed Jira products on your instance. For example, if you're running Jira Software (50 users) and Jira Service Desk (10 agents) on the same instance, you should purchase the 50-user tier for apps. For versions of Jira Server prior to 7.0, the app tier should match the licensed user tier for Jira. Even if fewer users want to use the app than your Jira license, the two licenses should match exactly.Note: While this app has features specific to Jira Service Desk, the app is technically available across the whole Jira instance. Therefore the above guidelines for the license tier still apply.

    Do you offer academic, community, or open-source licenses?

    For server apps, purchase and renewal is half-price if you have an academic license for your Atlassian host product. Server apps are always free for community and open-source licenses.

    For more details about qualifying for special licenses, see here.

    Can I extend my free trial?

    For server apps, you can extend your app trial up to 5 times - in other words, for up to six months. Extend your trial by generating a new evaluation license key from Atlassian Marketplace. Click Try it free and you'll be directed to generate a new license. Paste this license key into the app listing in UPM from your Atlassian host product, and you're all set.

    How can I buy apps for my legacy Jira Server or Confluence Server license?

    If you own a legacy Jira Server Unlimited (100+ users) or Confluence Server Unlimited (2000+ users) license purchased in 2012 or earlier, legacy app pricing is no longer available. You have two options for app purchasing:

    • Purchase the app at the non-legacy Unlimited (10000+ users) tier.
    • Renew your Jira or Confluence license at a non-legacy tier, then purchase the app at the same tier.

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    Version 3.3.0 Jira Server 6.2 - 7.6.1 Released 2017-11-20


    Compatibility release for Jira 7.6.


    This version is a compatibility release for the Jira 7.6 line.


    1. Log into your Jira instance as an admin.
    2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Atlassian Marketplace. The Manage add-ons screen loads.
    3. Click Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page.
    4. Locate Better Excel Plugin for Jira (XLSX/XLS) via search. The appropriate app version appears in the search results.
    5. Click Try free to begin a new trial or Buy now to purchase a license for Better Excel Plugin for Jira (XLSX/XLS). You're prompted to log into MyAtlassian. Better Excel Plugin for Jira (XLSX/XLS) begins to download.
    6. Enter your information and click Generate license when redirected to MyAtlassian.
    7. Click Apply license. If you're using an older version of UPM, you can copy and paste the license into your Jira instance.

    To find older Better Excel Plugin for Jira (XLSX/XLS) versions compatible with your instance, you can look through our version history page.

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