Save an Excel File on Mac (Workbook)


- Written by Puneet

If you are using Excel on a Mac, saving file need to follow different steps than Windows. This tutorial looks at the steps you must follow to save an Excel file on a Mac. We will also see all the formats which are available to use.

Steps to Save a File in Excel on Mac

You need to follow below steps:

  1. First, go to the “File” menu from the menu bar.
  2. After that, click on the “Save As” option from there.
  3. Next, in the “Save As” dialog box, enter the name you want to give to the file.
  4. Now, select the location from the “Where” drop-down.
  5. Moving ahead, select the file type from “File Format”.
  6. Finally, click on the “Save” button to save the file.

Saving in Different Formats

When you save a file, Excel allows you to choose from multiple formats, like, PDF, CSV, etc. You can use any format from the available formats by clicking on the “File Format” drop-down.


Change the Location

If you want to change the file location while saving the file, you can click on the small downward drop-down next to the “Where” drop-down.


Once you click on it, it will expand the dialog box, and you can locate the folder or path to save the file.

Last Updated: June 22, 2023