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The Image Control for Microsoft Access
DBPix features in O'Reilly's  
"Fixing Access Annoyances"  

Add Images to Access - Easily & Efficiently
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Images in MS Access Database Forms Sample
Photos in Microsoft Access Database Form Sample
Enrich Your Access Database with Images
"A picture is worth a thousand words" - Database users are bombarded with words and numbers - adding images to your database enhances usability and reliability by improving recognition and reducing errors.

Easy & Efficient - Seamless Integration with Access
DBPix is the easiest and most efficient way to handle photographs & images in Microsoft Access - it integrates seamlessly with MS Access, and works just like the form & report controls you already know. Get DBPix, and start using images in your databases, as easily as you use regular data-types.

Avoid All the Access Imaging Gotchas
Maybe you've already tried to add images to Access - perhaps you found your database size exploded, it wouldn't work on other systems, you had to write hundreds of lines of code, or that it slowed to a crawl. Access is notorious for problems like these with images, but DBPix overcomes all of them, including 'OLE Object bloat', application dependencies, complex coding, performance & compatibility problems, and more.

Try Now !  Download dbPix 3.0  Supports Access 97 through 2019, 32-bit and 64-bit.
Includes dbPix control, Access samples & documentation

Everything You Need is Built-In, so you can be adding photos and pictures to your Access database in minutes, and without writing a single line of code. Just insert a DBPix image control in your Access form or report, select an OLE Object field as the control source, then you're ready to start inserting images.

Key Benefits:
  • Data-binding
  •   -   Fast, easy development.
  • Background decoding
  •   -   Responsive forms & fast record scrolling.
  • Resampling/thumbnailing
  •   -   Optimized storage, performance & display quality.
  • Lossless JPEG rotation
  •   -   Rotate portrait images without quality loss.
  •   -   Scanner & digital camera control.
  • EXIF viewer
  •   -   View camera and photo info & metadata.
  • Intuitive user-interface
  •   -   Zoom, pan & quick access to all features.
  • Drag and drop
  •   -   Intuitive and easy to use.


    Access 2019  
    Access 2016  
    Access 2013  
    Access 2010  
    Access 2007  
    Access 2003  
    Access XP (2002)  
    Access 2000  
    Access 97  

    Windows 10  
    Windows 8/8.1  
    Windows 7  
    Windows Vista  
    Windows XP  
    Windows 2000  
    Windows NT*  
    Windows ME*  
    Windows 98*  
    Windows 95*  
    Server 2019  
    Server 2016  
    Server 2012  
    Server 2008  
    Server 2003  
    *dbPix 2.0 only

    Product Catalogues  
    Stock & Inventory Databases  
    Content Management  
    Personnel Systems  
    Membership & Id Cards  
    Picture Libraries  
    Law Enforcement  
    Image Publishing  
    Document Management  
    Photo Archives  
    Property & Real-Estate  
    Auto Sites  
    Auction Sites  
    Galleries & Portfolios  
    Home Inventory  

    Technical Features & Capabilities:
    • ActiveXTM data-binding - handle images as easily as conventional data-types.
    • Asynchronous (background) decoding.
    • Integrated EXIF Viewer.
    • Lossless JPEG Rotation.
    • Store images inside database tables, as external files, or a mixture of both, to build scalable & manageable solutions.
    • Automate image processing and content management.
    • Optimize quality, compression, performance, bandwidth & storage.
    • Create 'purposed' images - thumbnail, detail, print, archive etc.
    • Manage web or intranet image content.
    • Work with all common databases and field types, eg MS Access mdb & mde, SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL and other databases with Blob, OLEObject, or equivalent long binary data types for storage of images embedded in the database table.
    • Use with Microsoft® Access, Visual Basic®, Internet Explorer, Visual C++®, VBScript, VBA, DAO, ADO and more.
    • Compressed bitmap image storage using industry-standard jpeg encoding or lossless png.
    • TWAIN support for integrating scanners & digital cameras.


    Single User license
    For a single-user application on one computer system.
    Buy Now - US $ 99.00
    Multi-User (Site/Redistribution) license
    For site-wide deployment, or redistributing DBPix with an application.
    Buy Now - US $ 349.00

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    Try Now !  Download dbPix 3.0  Supports Access 97 through 2019, 32-bit and 64-bit.
    Includes dbPix control, Access samples & documentation

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