In light of‘s announcement that it will be shutting down in May of this year, we’ve built a tool to migrate your data to Grist without the need to manually download and upload anything. Take a look!

Why Grist is a good fit for your data

  • Keep your relations and your data. Not only does migrating to Grist keep the raw data (including attachments), it retains the references between the data.
  • Grist has a deep open-source commitment. You can read more about it, or check out our GitHub repo. Your data is always yours, always.
  • Extend your data with webhooks, an SQL endpoint, and other integrations.

There’s lots more to talk about, including no-code dashboards, native Forms, a Python-powered AI Formula Assistant, custom widgets (including Markdown and Calendar views), monthly webinars

Migrating your data to Grist

Thanks to’s robust API and our migration tool, importing your data, attachments and relations couldn’t be easier.

First, you need to visit Grist’s migration tool. You should see the following dialog asking for your API key. migration tool screenshot
Generating API key in screenshot

If you don’t have an API key, you can still generate one from your Personal settings in

Follow the remaining steps to select the workbooks and sheets you’d like to import. Once you click the final “Import x sheets” button, they should populate into Grist automatically.

Final step of migration tool in Grist.

That’s it!

Grist is a bit different from a normal spreadsheet, and if you’re a spreadsheet veteran you may want to check out our guide on Grist for spreadsheet users.

If you’d like to learn more about Grist, you can see how we try to solve spreadsheet problems, browse our pre-built templates, or find all of our documentation in our Help Center.

Thanks for reading!

Grist Labs