updating very oldexcel files

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Does anyone know of of any software that will allow me to read old spreadsheet files- Flashcalc and Excel 2> This is work that goes back to the early eighties and I would hate to lose it. The files are on 1.4 meg 3.25" disc, which I can access.

Most of the files were originated on the Apple IIe and converted for use in the first two Macs.

I have access to Excell versions 4 through 12, so if I could only update the files to version 4, the rest would be easy (a lot of work,but easy) Thanks.
 
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Try using Libre Office, a free download. I had some older AppleWorks files that I wanted to convert to Excel, and those that Numbers could not open, Libre Office could. Maybe you'll have the same luck with those old Excel files, and then be able to save them in a newer format. Once the task was done, I got rid of Libre Office. It tends to muscle in and take over as the default application when you have other apps that will open the file, even native files to those apps!
 

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