Microsoft Office Access Runtime allows the transfer and distribution of Microsoft Access to other accounts and users. Normally, to install Microsoft Office Access, a user would have to have full rights, and the correct license to install and use the program on their personal computer. Microsoft Office Access Runtime allows a user with full rights to Microsoft Access to resolve this problem, and distribute this program to devices that do not have it installed.
Microsoft Access provides many tools beneficial for companies seeking databasing management software and tools for software developers seeking to create applications and programs for other users. However, to access these databases or applications, users would require that Microsoft Access would be fully installed on their device. Microsoft Office Access Runtime is a free and easy to utilize program that gives users access to Microsoft Access, by transferring access from another individual with Microsoft Access. The program has no graphical user interface once installed, and the program simply runs in the background. The program does not take much storage to download, at least 28,465 MB. This is in addition to having Microsoft Access installed to the same device, which can take 2.05 GB of the storage device. Users that the program transfers access to Microsoft Access will not require the same amount of minimum storage as the initial device, and as such the program benefits situations where individual require access with limited storage capacity or slower connections. Microsoft Office Access Runtime can be run on systems with Windows XP service pack 2, or Windows Vista or higher as long as Microsoft Access can also be installed on the same device.
Users can distribute Microsoft Access to other PCs without Microsoft Access installed.