Mendip Data Systems

Database applications for businesses and schools


Free Apps for Businesses, Schools & Personal Use

Version 1602      Updated 13/02/2016               Approx 0.9 MB


This is used to test sending emails directly from Access without using Outlook.


If there are issues, error messages are displayed to assist with fixing the problem(s)


Click to download:  EMail Tester

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EMail Tester  

Student ICT database

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The applications on this page are free to download and free to use.

We do not give the same support to these programs as for our commercial programs.

However, please contact us if you have questions or suggestions for improvements.

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Version 1602     Updated 05/04/2016               Approx 1.3 MB


This can be used to display remaining time during timed student tasks

A choice of alarm sounds are available to indicate when countdown time has completed


Click to download:  Countdown Timer

Countdown Timer

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Currency Exchange Rates

Version 1.2      Updated 03/12/2017               Approx 1.2 MB


This gets the latest exchange rates in JSON format from a free online data source

Exchange rates are updated daily for a selection of common currencies.


By default, the base rate has been set as British Pounds Sterling (GBP) but this can be modified to any other supported currency


Click to download:  Currency Exchange Rates

UK Postcode Finder

Version 2.02     Updated 05/12/2017               Approx 0.9 MB 


This s a fully searchable database of all current UK postcodes based on data provided by the Office for National Statistics (ONS)


This provides more info than you'll ever need to know about each postcode together with a map of the location (from Google maps)



The postcode data must be downloaded separately from and is updated every 3 months.


Download the postcode data as a zipped ACCDB file (It is a large file - approx 90MB)

For further details, see the Word help file supplied with this application


Click to download: UK Postcode Finder


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