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Create your own database apps easily in formats that serve your business best. PC only.
Create and share apps without being a developer
Access is an easy-to-use tool for creating business applications, from templates or from scratch. With its rich and intuitive design tools, Access can help you create appealing and highly functional applications in a minimal amount of time.
Customize apps to grow with your business
Tailor your custom apps to your business and your customers, easily editing as needed to meet evolving needs. Using Visual Basic for Applications, automate business processes and create more useful forms and reports.
Integrate with multiple data sources
Integrate data between Access and line-of-business apps using the Access connector library to generate aggregated visuals and insights in the familiar Access interface. Easily store data in SQL Server and Microsoft Azure SQL to enhance reliability, scalability, security, and long-term manageability.*