Database app

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  1. The Pashmeister

    The Pashmeister New Member

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    Hi there.

    I know the Surface RT has Office built-in so I should be able to make my own database, but I'd like an app to store all details of my books, Cds, DVDs, etc.
    Very geeky I know, but that's why we're on this forum isn't it? Ideally I'd like one that's available on Windows mobile too, but I think that's asking a bit much.
    Has anybody any recommendations?

    Thank you
     
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    Many people are using Excel for database work any more.

    Moving to the apps section.
     
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    I would agree with Lee, Excel would be your best bet, store the file on your OneDrive
     
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    Not much experience with excel, but at least it would be accessible by my mobile as well as my tablet.
     
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    On the FREE side, Open Office Base sounds like what you're after.
     
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    Honestly I haven't had to deal with a database since dBase (dbf) files. Even MS Access isn't being used much any more. Those are typically some sort of prebuilt apps these days.
     
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    Lotus SmartSuite came with my W95 and had a terrific data base called Approach that I'm still using. Unfortunately, it's no longer available.:(
     
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    For RT? I'm not aware of a DB solution for RT. There was some talk in 2012 of something which I think vanished.
     
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    It says it wont work on my device... Supports Windows 10 only.
    From the linked web page:
    Supported operating systems
    Windows 10
    Windows 10 Mobile

    So it wont work on Win RT devices as the OP requested or even X86 devices with Windows 8.1.
     

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