An accdb file extension is used by Microsoft Access from version 2007 for its main database format. A previous binary format had mdb file extension instead. Access is one of the most used personal database management systems.

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ACCDB file extension - Microsoft Access main database

What is accdb file? How to open accdb files?

File type specification:

Microsoft Office file type icon Microsoft Office file type

Database file type icon Database file type

accdb file icon: accdb filetype icon

The accdb file extension is associated with Microsoft Access. Microsoft Access is a database management system, part of Microsoft Office Suite, developed by Microsoft Corporation for Windows operating system.

The accdb files are the standard database files for latest Microsoft Access 2007/2010/2013/2016 and have replaced the mdb files used in earlier versions. The accdb file contains various data in tables and fields, also includes SQL queries, forms, etc.

Updated: July 25, 2022

The default software associated to open accdb file:

Microsoft Access icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Access  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A popular relational database management system for Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Access is sold as stand-alone application, or as a part of Microsoft Office suite Professional edition and higher. Access uses own database format, to build databases, based on Jet Database Engine and also can import databases created by other applications.

Common file extensions for Access databases are accdb and mdb (previous MS Access versions).

Microsoft Office icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Office  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office is popular productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Office contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft Powerpoint), databases (Microsoft Access) etc..

Microsoft Office can be also used to manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook). Microsoft Office for Windows is distributed in four editions for Home, Academic and corporate sector.

Office 365 icon

Microsoft Corporation logoOffice 365  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Office 365 is a subscription-based service that gives users access to several services and apps from Microsoft Office. It is available some types of subscription editions (for Home, Education, Business and Enterprise users) available for Microsoft Windows and Apple macOS and all major mobile platforms.

Help how to open:

Use latest Microsoft Access to work with the *.accdb files.

How to convert:

Microsoft Access is able to export *.accdb database files to RTF, Excel XLSX, TXT, XML, PDF, XPS, HTML, CSV, DBF and other formats via ODBC (Open Database Conectivity).

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File identification strings:

HEX code: 00 01 00 00 53 74 61 6E 64 61 72 64 20 41 43 45 20
ASCII code: Standard ACE DB

List of software applications associated to the .accdb file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open accdb file, edit accdb file, convert accdb file, view accdb file, play accdb file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting accdb files.

Software that open accdb file - Microsoft Access main database

Programs supporting the exension accdb on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open accdb file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with accdb file by default:
Microsoft Access small icon Microsoft Access
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Excel small icon Microsoft Excel

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