6 Database Documentation tools for MS Access

This is the list of all database documentation generators for MS Access.

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dbdesc

dbdesc.com

Built-in extended property editor and documentation exporter.

Supports: SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, Access, Firebird

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Metadata stored in: SQL Server extended properties

Allows editing: yes

Type: Commercial

Pricing from: $99

Last release: Aug 2014 (4.1)

Last updated: 13 Dec 2016

Elasoft SqlSpec

elsasoft.com

Supports: SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Access, DB2, Teradata, SAP ASE, SAP SQL Anywhere, Informix, VistaDB, SQLite, ENEA Polyhedra, Raima RDM Server

Notable features: Documents also Analysis Services, Reporting Services, Integration Server

Documents also: SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

Limitations: Just exports metadata. No ability to edit descriptions.

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Export: HTML, CHM

Metadata stored in: Database metadata

Allows editing: yes

Type: Commercial

Free edition: no, Pricing from: $149

Last updated: 21 May 2017

xSQL Documenter

www.xsql.com/products/database_documenter/

Supports: SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, MySQL, SQLite, SAP ASE, SAP SQL Anywhere, Informix, PostgreSQL, Teradata, Access, VistaDB, ENEA Polyhedra, Raima RDM Server

Notable features: Dependency diagrams, Data model diagrams, Custom extended properties

Documents also: SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

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Export: HTML, CHM

Metadata stored in: Database metadata

Allows editing: yes

Type: Commercial

Free edition: no, Pricing from: $199

Last release: Jan 2014 (4.8)

Last updated: 18 Sep 2016

TechWriter for Databases

techwriter.me/techwriter-for-databases.aspx

Documentation tool for databases that automatically produces database reference documentation.

Supports: SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Access, SAS, DB2

Notable features: Ability to organize topics into a hierarchical table of contents

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Export: PDF, CHM, MS Word/RTF, HTML, XPS, XML

Allows editing: yes

Type: Commercial

Last updated: 04 Nov 2016

Document my database

documentmydatabase.com

Data dictionary creator in the cloud accessible by the browser.

Supports: SQL Server, MySQL, Access

Notable features: Cloud based. Online sharing

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Export: Online HTML, PDF

Metadata stored in: Cloud repository

Allows editing: yes

Type: Commercial

Free edition: no

Last updated: 18 Sep 2016

EZ Data Dictionary

iccinc.com/ezdd/

Supports: SQL Server, Oracle, Access

Notable features: Compare two schemas

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Metadata stored in: Documentation repository

Allows editing: yes

Type: Commercial

Last updated: 03 Feb 2017

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