Excellent Analytics: Download Google Analytics

Analytics Edge still provides an inexpensive alternative to the old Excellent Analytics open source project to download your Google Analytics (UA) data into Microsoft Excel. Up-to-date and fully supported. With the Analytics Edge Core Add-in and the optional Google Analytics connector, you can:

  • use multiple logins and website profiles
  • unlimited accounts, queries and downloads!
  • automatically downloads all data (no 10,000 row limit)
  • can minimize Google Analytics data sampling
  • access to the latest dimensions and metrics
  • refresh all the queries in your report with a single click
  • no need to learn API field names; uses the same terminology as the web interface
  • flexible date ranges; can use worksheet cell references
  • fully supported with responsive forum support
  • plenty of free reports and expert articles provided

RIP: Excellent Analytics Open Source Plugin

As of April 20, 2015, Google turned off the old ClientLogin authentication used by the plugin, so you will get an “Invalid password / username” error. The development of the add-in was never really picked up by the community, so it’s design was already outdated by the time that happened.

Fixing the login problem was a small part of the work required to get the plugin working again, so Analytics Edge created an inexpensive replacement for it: a better Google Analytics plugin for Excel; one that is easy to use and unlimited