Alternatives to Microsoft Office Access for all platforms with any license





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  • LibreOffice - Base icon

    LibreOffice - Base

    Base is a full-featured desktop database front end, designed to meet the needs of a broad array of users, for all kinds of usages, such as keeping track of collections...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

    • Is a good alternative; even better because it uses common and more powerful databases like mysql or postgres Guest • Mar 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • My Visual Database icon

    My Visual Database

    A simple development environment databases, without the help of specialists and programming skills, you will create a Windows application databases. It can be as simple...

    Commercial Windows

  • VFront icon


    VFront is a dynamic front-end for MySQL or PostgreSQL databases written in PHP and Javascript. With VFront you can create forms for manage your data in AJAX style...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

  • MyTaskHelper icon


    MTH is a relational online database and web-form builder. It's an easy web based application with drag and drop interface. Cloud database application helps you to...

    Commercial Web Android

  • Kexi icon


    Kexi is considered as a long awaited Open Source competitor for Microsoft Access, Filemaker and Oracle Forms. Kexi is an integrated data management application. It...

    Open Source Linux

    • Crashes often, lacks much of the same functionality Guest • Jul 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • nuBuilder icon


    nuBuilder is a web-based database application platform. nuBuilder can be utilised to develop a wide variety of applications such as accounting systems, CRM systems and...

    Open Source Windows Linux Web Self-Hosted

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  • icon is a Plug-and-Play Database Service, suited perfectly to power business apps and dynamic web content. Databases are built in an easy to use web interface....

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Brilliant Database icon

    Brilliant Database

    Create a personal or business desktop database fast and easily using this simple all-in-one database software. Free 30 day trial. Brilliant Database is a...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Runabase icon


    Simple, powerful and flexible tool for creating databases and accounting programs. No programming skills.

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Android

  • Xataface icon


    Xataface is a flexible and shapable skin that sits on top of MySQL, making it accessible to every-day users. It automatically generates the appropriate forms, lists, and...

    Open Source Web

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  • Oracle APEX icon

    Oracle APEX

    Oracle Application Express (Oracle APEX) is a rapid web application development tool for the Oracle database. Using only a web browser and limited programming...

    Freemium Windows Linux

Microsoft Office Access Comments

Some of them are not real alternatives

about Microsoft Office Access · ·

I can't agree with your list unless what you want to do is to play with a database as a simple toy.
I'm a linux and open source user since more than 10 years and very critical with the politics of licensing of M$, but I use access after more than 20 years.
I've been ckeched some of the applications you have in the list, and maybe the only one who can reach Access is FileMaker.
Access is not only a tool for browse databases, but also is a great tool to develop applications, easier to use than VB.NET or similar.
You may create good and complete applications with Access, and offer them to customers or users and have a nice experience for the user. It's useful, it's practical, it's easy, it's a tool which you can develop an application in few times.
It's so good that sometimes it's difficult to believe that it's a Microsoft application.
In fact, if you wish to develop with an alternative to Access, you have to use FileMaker. The best option of filemaker is that it allows to develop to Windows and for Mac

[Edited by tomaseroles, January 20]

And I forgot, it's programming language, VBA has a nice leaning curve, and allows to the programmer to make very impressive and useful applications.