Quattro Pro 1.0

Quattro Pro, initially just named "Quattro", is a spreadsheet application from Borland International. It competed against Lotus 1-2-3 and Excel, and had several advantages including tabbed sheets, and the ability to handle up to a million rows. Quattro Pro was the subject a lawsuit by Lotus, simply because because Quattro Pro copied their menu user interface, but Lotus claimed this was not allowed. This also affected The Twin and VP-Planner.

Version 1.0 was released under the name "Quattro", with the subtitle "The Professional Spreadsheet". In 2.0 this was changed to "Quattro Pro".

Installation instructions

There is no installer. To use the software, copy all files from all disks to a folder on your hard drive.

To configure Quattro for floppy-only, operation run floppy.bat on the help disk.

Product type
Application Spreadsheet
Release date
Minimum CPU
User interface


Download Name Version Language CPU File type File size
Borland Quattro 1.0 (12-01-1987) (5.25-360k) 1.0 (12-01-1987) English x86 5¼ Floppy 412.06KB
Borland Quattro 1.0 (5-18-1988) (5.25-360k) 1.0 (5-18-1988) English x86 5¼ Floppy 668KB
Borland Quattro Pro 1.0 for DOS (1990) [French] (3.5-720k) Pro 1.0 for DOS (1990) French x86 3½ Floppy 2.02MB


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