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RefTreeAnalyser: The ultimate Excel Formula Auditing tool

For Microsoft® Excel®

Excel formula auditing taken to the next level!



A single user license for RefTreeAnalyser costs € 30 (excluding local VAT).

A license includes:

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Number of licenses Price per licence
1-10 € 30.00
11-50 € 23.00

Contact me if you'd like to order more than 50 licenses

Free Download

Use the links below to download the tool.

The tool will work without a license code but with (only slightly) limited functionality. After purchasing a license, you can simply enter the license code into the tool's settings dialog. The limitations will be removed instantly.

Current Excel versions (Excel 2007 and up)

Download RefTreeAnalyser for Excel 2007 to 2016 (Free demo!!!) V2.0 (Build 129, Updated June 14, 2018, downloaded: 12,021 times)

Excel 2003

Please note that the 2003 version will no longer be updated!

Download RefTreeAnalyser for Excel 2003 (Free demo!!!) V2.0 (Build 082, Updated Dec 15, 2015, downloaded: 1,640 times)

Blocked files problem

Recently (I write this in August 2016), Microsoft has "enhanced" security and is now blocking any files that are downloaded from the internet. This means that any add-in you try to open after downloading will simply not open in Excel (without display of a warning message!). To resolve this, follow these steps:

1. Copy the add-in from the zip file to any folder

2. Right-click the xla(m) file and choose properties:

Select file properties

3. Click the Unblock button:

Click Unblock

Money back guarantee

If you are in any way dissatisfied with RefTreeAnalyser, contact me within 30 days after your purchase and I'll issue a refund.

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What is RefTreeAnalyser?

Ever had to work out the logic of other people's Excel files? Ever had to untie the spaghetti-knots of a large Excel workbook's formulas? Then you know what a nightmare this can be!

Now there is the RefTreeAnalyser, the must-have expansion of your Formula tab of the Ribbon!

Screenshot of RefTreeAnalyser Visualize option of RefTreeAnalyser

With this tool, finding out how a cell in a workbook derives its results and what other cells depend on the cell is a breeze. RefTreeAnalyser makes tracing precedents and dependents a lot easier than Excel's built-in tools. Read more about RefTreeAnalyser.

Supported Excel versions

RefTreeAnalyser is designed to work with Excel 2000 and up, including all 64 bit Excel versions.

More information

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Comment by: Kirran Sky (3/9/2018 3:24:34 PM)

Hi Jan,

Any chance you can update to pick up structured references?

e.g. =Table_Name[[#Totals],[Jan-18]] throws out an error.


Comment by: Jan Karel Pieterse (3/9/2018 3:57:52 PM)

Hi Kirran,

It should do so, yours appears an exception :-(


Comment by: Rene (5/13/2018 5:04:23 PM)

Hi Jan,

I all of a sudden started to receive a "Run-time error '13': Type mismatch.

The RefTreeAnalyser still appears on the Ribbon but I cannot use its functionality anymore.

Help button or "Time Selected Cells" still works but most other buttons result in the above error message and upon clicking Debug Excel crashes.
I already tried deinstalling and virtually all security, macros settings etc. are set to lowest level in Excel.



Comment by: Jan Karel Pieterse (5/14/2018 7:25:32 AM)

Hi Rene,

Which version are you using?


Comment by: Rene (5/14/2018 10:53:45 AM)

Hi Jan,

RefTreeAnalyzer Version 2.0 Build 125, Release 2018-05-02.
I am using Office 2010.

The add-in works fine on different computers that I tried, so I might have messed something up in Excel that I cannot see yet.

E.g. I switched recently the language pack but switching back didn't change anything either.

I think it is somehow related to the Ribbon. When I tried to disable all other add-ins, the Add-In Ribbon pane with some add-ins in it remained and I couldn't delete them. They were neither found in the Add-In folder (the one through the Excel / Tools/ Options / Browse function) nor could I get rid of them by deleting my entire Excel customization, i.e. by deleting in the registry the "Options" folder under: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Excel.
Deleting the entire 'Excel' folder didn't help either.

I then deleted the entries on the Add-In Ribbon pane manually with a right, but still no success.

So I've run out of options now what to try to get it back to work (other than completely resetting / repairing Office).
(The add-in actually did work on my computer a few days ago.)
Any suggestions welcome.



Comment by: Jan Karel Pieterse (5/14/2018 11:03:36 AM)

Hi Rene,

Download the latest version, I expect the issue will be resolved.


Comment by: Shilpa (6/13/2018 11:37:58 AM)

Hello All,
Can you please confirm the RefTreeAnalyser license is an subscription or perpetual license.


Comment by: Jan Karel Pieterse (6/13/2018 11:40:26 AM)

Hi Shilpa,

It is perpetual, but it entitles you to one year of updates. If your year has expired the tool will work but no longer receive updates.


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