What is the BEST FREE computer software for making a database?
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There are a few sites available out there for this, but some are better then others. Reviews are a great way to know if the product is good or not. Some of the programs are even free for businesses to use! So this isn't just for the non-profit's out there. I have a few suggestions that I AM SURE I WILL UPDATE as I find even more information! For now I want to answer your basic question. So let's begin shall we?
OpenOffice is a great download. OpenOffice.org has everything microsoft office has almsot. All of the files are also compatable with there Microsoft counterparts! For a free database program (and much more) this is for you! Here is a more in-depth summery of it. (taken from openoffice.org):
OpenOffice is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose.
For more infomation and to download click here:
- www: OpenOffice.org - The Free and Open Productivity Suite
OpenOffice.org: The Open Office Suite
Google offers a helpful program called Google Docs. In Google Docs you can make Spreadsheets and Presentations. Here is a quick summery taken from Google.com:
Create basic documents from scratch. You can easily do all the basics, including making bulleted lists, sorting by columns, adding tables, images, comments, formulas, changing fonts and more. And it's free.
Upload your existing files. Google Docs accepts most popular file formats, including DOC, XLS, ODT, ODS, RTF, CSV, PPT, etc. So go ahead and upload your existing files.
Familiar desktop feel makes editing a breeze. Just click the toolbar buttons to bold, underline, indent, change font or number format, change cell background color and so on.
Remember! You need to have a Free Google Account to use this service =).
For more information on Google Docs please follow this link:
Zoho for the win? Online Tools!
Zoho is a very good database program. It also offers other tools for online use. From what I know you don't need to download anything, it all works online. From how it looks, I suggest checking this one out! All you do is make an account and you can start databasing.
Check out the Database tool page directly here:
- Free Online Database Application Creator: Zoho Creator
Zoho Creator is a free online service to create online database applications on your own with easy drag and drop controls.
Zoho is as easy as this:
So there it is...
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