The most well-known desktop database management program Microsoft Access. This paid program is part of the Microsoft Office package. Other commercial programs are FileMaker and Oracle Forms.
On this page you will find an overview of free database alternatives for Windows, Mac and Linux.
OpenOffice Base is a desktop database management system similar to Microsoft Access. The program is suitable for personal use, for example, to a CD collection to manage, and for business use, for example, a report of the monthly sales figures to generate. The wizard makes it for inexperienced users easy to create tables, queries, forms and reports to create.
OpenOffice Base is fully integrated with the rest of the OpenOffice.org package. So it may be a database with addresses processing letters formatted in the word processor Writer. It makes use of the LDAP, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Windows, or Mozilla format.
OpenOffice Base uses HSQL relational database engine for the databases that a single user can be managed. OpenOffice Base supports the multi-user database engines MySQL, Adabas D, MS Access and PostgreSQL, in addition, the support of JDBC and ODBC, it is possible to connect to almost any database.
Apache OpenOffice Base has the following features:
LibreOffice is an office that is based on Apache OpenOffice. When OpenOffice was still in the hands of Oracle have a number of developers split off to the office productivity further development under the name LibreOffice. The software is suitable for Windows, Mac and Linux.
LibreOffice Base is the database component of LibreOffice. Allows users to databases, create and edit in a way that is similar to Microsoft Access. Since the package is open source, it can be used free of charge for private as well as commercial purposes.
Kexi is the database application that is part of the Calligra office productivity.
The development of this program in 2003 already started. In the first instance, made the program part of the free productivity office suite KOffice. Calligra is based on KOffice and was started in 2010 by a group of developers that has split off.
The open source program is developed for Linux, but can also be used on Mac (using Fink), and Windows operating systems.
All database objects are stored in a single file, including tables, forms, queries, etc. Therefore the data can easily be shared.
Calligra Kexi has the following characteristics:
Download and install one of the versions programs Database for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit).