The Excel Add-in for SQL Server Analysis Services is a free download that works with Microsoft Excel 2003 and Excel 2002.The add-in lets users build custom Excel reports that can access data from SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services and SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services. To use the add-in with Analysis Services 2005, you need to have MSXML 6.0 and SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services 9.0 OLE DB Provider installed on your system.

You can download the Excel Add-in for Analysis Services at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=DAE82128-9F21-475D-88A4-4B6E6C069FF0&displaylang=en. After downloading the add-in, install it by running the XLAddinSetup.msi setup program.The setup program will add to Excel's menu a Cube Analysis option that you can then use to connect to Analysis Services.