Overview of Database Compare

Use Database Compare to compare two Access desktop databases to see the differences between table, query, report, and object design, VBA code, and more.

Note: You can't use the Database Compare tool with Access web apps.

Read the following articles for more information and step-by-step procedures.

Basic tasks in Database Compare

Compare two versions of a database

See the details of changes between versions of a database

Export Access data to see record updates

Manage passwords used to open files for comparison

Import passwords from a text file

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