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Power BI Desktop

Create rich, interactive reports with visual analytics at your fingertips—for free.
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Go from data to insight to action with Microsoft Power BI Desktop

  • Dig deeper into data and find patterns you may have otherwise missed that lead to actionable insights. Use features like quick measures, grouping, forecasting, and clustering. Give advanced users full control over their model using powerful Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) formula language. If you’re familiar with Microsoft 365, you’ll feel at home in Power BI.
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  • Explore your data, automatically find patterns, understand what your data means, and predict future outcomes to drive business results. The new AI capabilities—pioneered in Azure and now available in Power BI—require no code, helping all of your Power BI users to discover hidden, actionable insights and drive more strategic business outcomes.
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  • Create stunning reports with interactive data visualizations. Tell your data story using a drag-and-drop canvas and hundreds of modern data visuals from Microsoft and partners—or create your own, using the Power BI open-source custom visuals framework. Design your reports with theming, formatting, and layout tools.
  • Get visual analytics to the people who need it. Create mobile-optimized reports for viewers to consume on the go. Publish from Power BI Desktop to the cloud or on-premises. Embed reports created in Power BI Desktop into existing apps or websites.
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