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 Rate Tracker

Version 1.43      Updated 11/06/2018               Approx 2.5 MB


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

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

Changes in exchange rates can also be tracked over time and plotted as a chart.


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



1. The latest version now includes a total of 168 currencies and is still FREE

2. Earlier versions will no longer work after 1 June 2018 as the data provider has changed all existing account & download settings.


Click to download (32/64 bit ACCDE):   Currency Exchange Rates 


Click here for further details about the program features (PDF file)



This application is supplied free as an Access executable file (ACCDE)

This means that program code is not available for viewing.


If you would like full access to the program code, this can be purchased at a reasonable price. An ACCDB file will be supplied with full program code so you can modify the application or use parts of it in your own applications.


Click to purchase:  Full Source Code

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)


Click to download: UK Postcode Finder



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


Download the postcode data as a zipped ACCDB file

NOTE: This is a large file - approx 90MB zipped; 1GB unzipped


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

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CERT Version 1.43

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