Microsoft Access Runtime Downloads

What is Access Runtime?

Microsoft Access Runtime is a free version of Access that allows you to run Access applications including entering, deleting and modifying records. It does not have any of the development and design tools of a full version of Access so you cannot make any changes to the design of an application.

From 2010 onwards Runtime comes in 2 versions: 64 bit and 32 bit. A 32 bit version will work on a 64 bit computer but the 64 bit version will not work on a 32 bit computer.

All the Access applications available for download on our website work in 32 bit versions of MS Access.

Access Runtime Downloads

For a smoother download, the installation files for Access Runtime are inside .zip files. Once you have finished downloading the file, right-click on it and click on Extract All. Follow the instructions to extract contents of the .zip. Once done you will have a .exe file in the location you extracted the zip to. Double click on the .exe to begin installation.

Please note that you should not install a run-time version of Access if you already have a full version installed as they may conflict.

All Access Runtime files originally came from Microsoft and are distributed here with their permission.

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