Files with accdb extension are main databases from Microsoft Access (Microsoft Office or Office 365) database management software from version 2007.

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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

File extension accdb 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.

A .accdb files are the standard database files for latest Microsoft Access since 2007 and have replaced the mdb files used in earlier versions.

Updated: April 22, 2024

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). 

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).

Find conversions from accdb file:

accdb to csv

accdb to excel

accdb to mdb

accdb to odb

accdb to pdf

accdb to sql

accdb to xls

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mdb to accdb

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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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