Files with adp file extension are database projects created in older versions of Microsoft Access. Replaced by .accdb files in later MS Access.

There are 2 other file types using
the ADP file extension!

empty icon.adp - AOLserver Dynamic Page file

adp icon.adp - Alphacam die-cut post file

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ADP file extension - Microsoft Access project

What is adp file? How to open adp files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

Email attachment blocked file type icon Email attachment blocked file type

adp file icon: adp filetype icon

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

The adp files are used for Microsoft Access project files. The latest versions of Microsoft Access are using the accdp file extension instead.

A Microsoft Access project gives you access to data stored on SQL Servers via familiar OLEDB technology. With the Microsoft Access Project you can work in the client/server mode as easily as in the file server mode, which you could do with earlier (prior 20 Access 2000) versions.

With the Access Project construct, Microsoft has extended the playground of MS Access to the RDBMS arena. The data is all stored in the SQL Server (or, its junior version, MSDE), but the Access application will have access to this data by the OLEDB connectivity which can be implemented in the Access application (or by establishing a connection outside the application).

Updated: February 16, 2018

The default software associated to open adp 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.

Help how to open:

You can open the *.adp files in Microsoft Access.

How to convert:

The only program capable of export of *.adp projects is MS Access.

Find conversions from adp file:

adp to accdb

adp to accdp

adp to mdb

List of software applications associated to the .adp 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 adp file, edit adp file, convert adp file, view adp file, play adp file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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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 adp files.

Software that open adp file - Microsoft Access project

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

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