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Name Microsoft Access Database File
Version 2007
Other names  
Identifiers Library of Congress Format Description Identifier:  fdd000463
PUID:  fmt/275
Wikidata QID Identifier:  Q63391719
Classification Database
Description Microsoft Access ACCDB Database File is proprietary file format developed and used by Microsoft as a native format for its Microsoft Access desktop database management system. The format was introduced with Microsoft Access 2007 version of database system, replacing the MDB file format. First released in 1992, starting with version 1.0 the earlier versions of the database used the Jet Database Engine. For a full list of versions please follow the links provided in the Notes section.
Orientation Text
Byte order  
Related file formats Is subsequent version of Microsoft Access Database File (2002)
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Microsoft Corporation
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 17 Mar 2010
Source description DROID 5.0 research.
Last updated 02 May 2023
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