think-cell Software

think-cell is a presentation software that integrates with PowerPoint and Excel seamlessly to help you visualize complex data using charts. The software is available for free to students and faculty at member schools, and staff at BESF. 

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How to Download think-cell

think-cell is available for download to your PC or Mac personal computer.

To access the downloadable version, or to renew an existing license, please email

Create Professional-Looking Presentations For Your Classes Fast Using think-cell

think-cell might save you a significant amount of working time and enable you to create professional looking presentations for your coursework. Knowing think-cell could also be a valuable skill as you enter the workplace since many employers use the software.

think-cell is free to students and faculty at member schools, and staff at BESF. It takes just minutes to learn watching the short video tutorials available for each chart type. See below for helpful training resources.

Why Should You Consider Using think-cell?

Create 40+ chart types, including waterfall, Gantt, and Mekko charts in just 2-3 minutes

Automate changes to your charts with think-cell

Become proficient with the charting software used by top consulting and investment firms

Improve your class presentations and impress your audience

How to Learn More

To find personalized think-cell help, a searchable user manual, and targeted video tutorials, visit

Watch this think-cell overview video

Watch this 3 minute video to learn how to create your first chart

See all of think-cell’s 40+ chart types and features here

Learn how to link an Excel file to your think-cell Power Point chart and automate data updates here