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Pivot Power Free Add-in Geting Started

The Pivot Power Free add-in for Excel helps you by automating a few key pivot table features.

(Excel for Windows only -- Does Not Work in Excel for Macintosh)

Pivot Power Free Add-in

The Pivot Power Free add-in saves you time and effort, when working with Excel pivot tables.

See the add-in details on the PP Free page.

Installation Steps

After you download and unzip the PP Free kit, you will follow the steps below to get started:

  1. Copy the add-in file to the Excel AddIns folder
  2. Activate the PP Free add-in file
  3. Start using the PP Free add-in.

1. Copy PP Free File to the Excel AddIns folder

Follow these steps to install the PP Free add-in:

  • Close Excel, then open Windows Explorer.
  • Find the downloaded PivotPowerFree.xlam file, and copy it.
  • Save the PP Free file in your Microsoft Addins folder.
  • To allow Excel to open the add-in file automatically, you might need to unblock it. Right click on the add-in file and click Properties
  • file properties

  • If the following warning appears, click the Unblock box, to add a check mark -- "This file came from another computer and might be blocked to help protect this computer
  • Then, click OK
  • unblock

2. Activate the PP Free Add-in File

  • Open Excel, and on the Ribbon, click the Developer tab. If it isn't visible, follow the steps here.
  • Click the “Excel Add-Ins” command
  • In the Add-in dialog box, add a check mark to PP Free
  • Note: If you don't see PP Free in the list:
    • Click the Browse button.
    • Navigate to the AddIns folder, and select the add-in file
  • Click OK, to close the window.

3. Use the PP Free Add-in

A PP Free tab will appear on the Excel Ribbon, and you can start using the commands.

NOTE: The icons might look different, depending on which version of Excel you're using.

Point to a command, to see a popup message with notes about how the command works


Latest version: Version 2.00 - February 10, 2020

NOTE: The PP Free add-in is provided "as is" , and the authors do not warrant that the add-in will meet your requirements or that the operation of the add-in will be error free. If you encounter an error, please notify



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Last updated: July 22, 2023 12:23 PM