Post by Rob Collie
Another Excellent Step: Power BI Desktop Now Converts Excel Power Pivot Workbooks
Download the Latest Version of Desktop and Try It
I know, I know. I’ve been talking about Power BI Desktop a lot lately. But to be fair, I had written NOTHING about it until very recently, so there was a backlog of sorts to be cleared. I feel like that “behind-ness” has now been adequately addressed by posts here and here, with additional posts here and here by Avi and Andrew, respectively.
But now, they’ve added something significant that you likely find quite interesting: you can take your existing Power Pivot workbooks and convert them to Power BI Desktop (PBIX) files.