So, you’ve seen some of the best MS Paint drawings, now it’s time to check out a few masterpieces that were created by geeks using only Microsoft Excel. Starting off, we have a stunning Mega Man X drawing created by Sakumoti. Continue reading to see more – bonus video included.

10. Sonic & Knuckles

9. Final Fantasy

8. Laharl

7. Pikachu

6. Jolteon

5. Dialga

4. Kos-Mos

3. Gundam

2. Roxas

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Bonus Video

Interesting facts:

  • Microsoft Excel is a commercial spreadsheet application written and distributed by Microsoft for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. It features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called Visual Basic for Applications.
  • It has been a very widely applied spreadsheet for these platforms, especially since version 5 in 1993, and it has almost completely replaced Lotus 1-2-3 as the industry standard for spreadsheets. Excel forms part of Microsoft Office. The current versions are 2010 for Microsoft Windows and 2011 for Mac OS X.
  • Microsoft Excel up until 2007 version used a proprietary binary file format called Binary Interchange File Format (BIFF) as its primary format.[54] Excel 2007 uses Office Open XML as its primary file format, an XML-based format that followed after a previous XML-based format called “XML Spreadsheet” (“XMLSS”), first introduced in Excel 2002.

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