Learn how you can discover and use custom visuals from the Office store for use in your reports in Power BI.

The Office store has many useful custom visuals created by the community and created by Microsoft that you can download and use in your Power BI reports.

What is the Office store? Simply put, it is the place to find apps (add-in) for your Office 365 software. The Office store connects millions of users of Office 365 to solutions that help them get work done more efficiently, more insightfully or more beautifully than before.

Power BI visualizations

Power BI is a product in the Office store. Selecting Power BI will navigate to the Power BI custom visuals main page where users can view top visuals in each category, including Editor's Picks.

If you don't select the Power BI product, you can select the "Visualization" category and view all the Power BI custom visuals among the other Office visualizations.

Search for custom visuals

You can use the search box to search for custom visuals by name.

View a custom visual's details page

Select a custom visuals to open its details page.

On the detail page you can view screenshots, videos, detailed description and more.

Reviews and ratings

Each custom visual can be reviewed and rated by users, connecting the end users directly with the developer.

Download and use

Select the Add button to navigate to the download page where you can download the custom visual's pbiviz file.

The page also include instructions on how to import the custom visual into Power BI Desktop and the Power BI service.

You can also download a sample report that includes the custom visual and showcases its capabilities.


Some custom visuals have passed rigorous testing and are registered for server-side usage. Registered custom visuals are supported for exporting to PowerPoint and will display in the emails received when a user subscribes to report pages.

Next steps

Add a custom visual to a report in the Power BI Service
Publish custom visuals to the Office store
Visualizations in Power BI
Custom Visualizations in Power BI

More questions? Try asking the Power BI Community