An ade file extension is associated with the Microsoft Access a database management system for Windows. An ade file stores compiled project.

There is one other file type using
the ADE file extension!

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ADE file extension - Microsoft Access compiled project

What is ade file? How to open ade files?

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

The ade files were used by Microsoft Access prior version 2007 for databases with additional VBA source, which have been compiled and its editable source removed. The latest versions of Microsoft Access are using the accdp file extension instead.

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Updated: April 22, 2024

The default software associated to open ade 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 Microsoft Access to open *.ade project files.

How to convert:

Use Access to transform *.ade files to other file formats.

Find conversions from ade file:

ade to accdb

ade to accde

ade to accdp

List of software applications associated to the .ade 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 ade file, edit ade file, convert ade file, view ade file, play ade 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 ade files.

Software that open ade file - Microsoft Access compiled project

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

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