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I want to use a Microsoft Access 2007 database on my Mac. However, it appears that Office 2008 for Mac does not have an equivalent to Microsoft Access. I'm new the Mac so can anybody suggest a easy to use alternative to Microsoft Access, preferably something that can import/migrate the existing data.

Thanks a lot.

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FileMaker Pro would be your best bet. It's powerful, easy to user and mature.

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Check out their website.

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Wow, that was a quick answer. Thanks. –  user3291 Jul 23 '09 at 12:02
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You don't say what you need from a database, so it's hard to predict what product would work for you. I use Bento and think it's pretty good.

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I'll check it out. Thanks. –  user3291 Jul 23 '09 at 12:12
    
I believe Bento and FM Pro are consumer-grade and pro-grade levels of the same core product. –  Andrew Scagnelli Jul 23 '09 at 12:27
    
I don't think so; they seem completely different. They're both made by the same company, though. –  user135 Jul 23 '09 at 13:55
    
@Graham A. Scagnelli is correct: Bento is the consumer FileMaker Pro –  CajunLuke Oct 25 '11 at 19:49
    
Now discontinued. –  dangerousdave Aug 21 '13 at 13:42
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OpenOffice.org Base. Its free and cross-platform (windows, mac, linux).

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