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Is Microsoft Access necessary?

Microsoft Office Access or Microsoft Access is a database developed by Microsoft. It is a part of Microsoft Office software. Microsoft Access is one of the most easy-to-use databases. We can create as many applications without writing a single line of code. Microsoft Access provides a very powerful programming language – Visual Basic for Application (VBA).

Benefits of Microsoft Access

* It is easy to use and can be used by any individual even if he has very less knowledge about Microsoft Access or any databases with just minimal training and learning required.

* It uses visual development tools which makes it pleasant to use just like a book with pictures.

* We can use native languages in computer programs which makes it easy to use and convenient for everybody whether he speaks English or any other language.

* It stores data in its own format based on the Access Jet Database Engine.

* Microsoft Access also allows us to link related information easily. 

* It can also link directly to data stored in other applications and databases.

* Access can also use a wide variety of other data formats and understand them as well.

* We can export and import data from files, spreadsheets, or database files directly.

* Microsoft Access can work with the most popular databases that support Open Database Connectivity such as SQL Server, Oracle, and database2 (DB2.)

* Microsoft Access is used by software developers to develop application software.

We need to purchase a license to use Microsoft Access. Microsoft Corporation distributes the full version of Access alone or with other applications (Word, Excel, etc.) as part of the Microsoft Office package.

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