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ADE file format description

Many people share .ade files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ade file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ade files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ade - Microsoft Access Project Extension

The ADE document files are related to Microsoft Access. The ADE file is a Microsoft Access Project Extension. Microsoft Access is a relational database management system from Microsoft.

Microsoft Access
Document files
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Microsoft Access Project Extension related extensions:
Microsoft Access 2007 Database Template
Microsoft Publisher HTML Document
Microsoft Access Macro
Microsoft Image Composer File
Microsoft Visio Web Drawing
Microsoft Excel Template

Naturally, other applications may also use the .ade file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ade files. Be especially cautious with .ade files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .ade file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .ade file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ace, ad, ad3, add, adf, adr, ads, adw, ae, aed, aee, are, ase, ave, awe

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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