Numbers

iPhone & iPad app

Mac app

   I gave up on Excel about the same time I gave up on Word, replacing Excel with Numbers, which was what Excel had been in the early days: a highly capable spreadsheet able to crunch any number  you were interested in with simplicity. Excel had long since morphed into a feature monster, while Numbers still felt like it did in the beginning: nimble and easy to learn. I've never gone back. Like Pages with Word, Numbers has always been able to open Excel files, so what's not to love?

   I should note that you don't need a spreadsheet so often while you're starting to build a New Media ecosystem. But if the "clicks & orders" side of your business does well, you'll need something to track all those orders!


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