Microsoft Office Excel 2007 is a powerful tool you can use to create and format spreadsheets, and analyze and share information to make more informed decisions. With the new results-oriented interface, rich data visualization, and PivotTable views, professional-looking charts are easier to create and use. Office Excel 2007, combined with Excel Services, a new technology that will ship with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, provides significant improvements for sharing data with greater security. You can share sensitive business information more broadly with enhanced security with your coworkers, customers, and business partners. By sharing a spreadsheet using Office Excel 2007 and Excel Services, you can navigate, sort, filter, input parameters, and interact with PivotTable views directly on the Web browser.
TLA-team: This is the well-known generic and handy spreadsheet tool that can be used for a wide range of purposes. It is often used for the creation of annotations and metadata. Since in general it is used however without constraining the input, the resulting data requires expensive curation to be useful for analysis purposes. Thus often it cannot be recommended for linguistic tasks.