How to save all open files/workbooks at once in Excel?

For working with lots of opened workbooks, it is painful to go through each workbook and save them manually. In this article, we will show you methods of saving all open workbooks at once in Excel.

Save all open files/workbooks at once with VBA code in Excel
Save all open files/workbooks at once with Office Tab


Save all open files/workbooks at once with VBA code in Excel


With the below VBA code, you can save all open Excel files at once. Please do as follows.

1. Press Alt + F11 simultaneously to open the Microsoft Visual Basic Application window.

2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic Application window, click Insert > Module. Then copy and paste below VBA code into the Module window.

VBA code: Save all open files/workbooks at once

Sub SaveAll()
	Dim xWb As Workbook
	For Each xWb In Application.Workbooks
		If Not xWb.ReadOnly And Windows(xWb.Name).Visible Then
			xWb.Save
		End If
	Next
End Sub

3. Press F5 key to run the code, then all opened workbooks are saved at once automatically.


Save all open files/workbooks at once with Office Tab

With the Office Tab add-in, you can not only open, read and manage multiple Excel files in a single tabbed window, but also save all opened workbooks at once with the Save All utility. Please do as follows.

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After installing Office Tab, all opened workbooks are displayed in a single tabbed window. See screenshot:

For saving all opened workbooks, please right click on a tab, and then click Save All from the right-clicking menu. See screenshot:

Then all opened workbooks are saved at once.

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