How to Reduce Excel File Size?

There are different ways to reduce the file size of Excel. You could zip the file, save it as xml, or compress the file.

File size

But first, look at this file's size:

file size

Note: You could just right-click on the file, and choose zip or compress in the options shown. However, you would need a program like WinRAR, WinZip, or any other program that zips. If that suits you perfectly, please do.

How to compress Excel file?

Open the file, click on the things that make the file large (in this case, the picture).

size of picture

With the picture marked, click on format (1), and then compress picture (2).

compress pictures

Press ok.

press ok

Note: Repeat these steps on all the pictures, or other.

Use "Save As" to save the file in xlsb format.

xlsb format

In conclusion, the size reduction might not be much, but it is something.