XLSForm is a tool to simplify the creation of forms. Forms designed with Excel can be converted to XForms that can be used with ODK tools. It is available for use as XLSForm Online and XLSForm Offline.

Using the Application

Other XLSForm converters

  • pyxform is a Python library. It works offline and can be used on the command line to convert forms.
  • Ona, Kobo, and Enketo also offer XLSForm support.


  • Forms do not have to be uploaded to Aggregate before they are used. They can be manually added to Collect. Simply place them in the /odk/forms folder on your Android device’s SD card.