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Add Rich Text Memo Fields to Your Microsoft Access Forms and Reports

Total Access Memo lets you add rich text format (RTF) memos to Microsoft Access with sophisticated editing and spell checking. Our super-easy data binding means you can display rich text on your forms and reports and store it in your tables.

Give your users the ability to add text with different fonts, point sizes, fonts styles (bold, italics, underline, etc.), bullet points, tabs, paragraph margins, indentations, alignment, spacing between paragraphs, color, graphics, hyperlinks, etc.

Place and Bind Total Access Memo Fields on Your Forms

Total Access Memo is simply another control on your form and can be bound directly to a memo field from your form's RecordSource.

Example of a Rich Text Format Memo Field in a Microsoft Access Form with Total Access Memo

Industry Standard Rich Text Format

Total Access Memo supports the Microsoft RTF standard for compatibility with Microsoft Word, WordPad, and any other RTF-compatible program.

Microsoft AccessNEW: Supports 64-bit Access

Access 2010-2021/Office 365

  • New 64 and 32-bit ActiveX versions to support Access 2010-2021 and Office 365
  • Build in 32 or 64-bit Access and deploy to users of either bitness without changing your forms and reports
  • Works on Access forms and reports
  • Supports Access ACCDB and MDB database formats
  • Enhanced RTF editor
  • Updated runtime libraries
  • Updated sample database and VBA code
  • and much more...

Powerful, Full Screen Editor with Spell Checking

With Total Access Memo, you are not limited to editing your text within the size of the control on your form. By pressing the edit key (Shift + F2), a full screen rich text editor appears which can be maximized to your window.

Easily type, edit, and format rich text with ease. Full menus, paragraph rulers, context sensitive help, and customizable toolbars make our editor the richest you'll find for Access. It even includes spell checking to eliminate embarrassing typos.

Microsoft Access Rich Text Editor

Presentation Quality Reports

Microsoft Access reports support non-standard ActiveX controls on Print and Print Preview. Total Access Memo is designed specifically for Microsoft Access, to support Access reports so you can add your RTF data to your output.

Example of a Rich Text Format Memo Field in a Microsoft Access Report

64 and 32-bit ActiveX Controls

Total Access Memo is an ActiveX control. ActiveX controls are either 32-bit or 64-bit and needs to match the bitness of your Microsoft Access version.

  • Access 2000 to 2007 are 32-bit only.
  • Access 2010 and later shipped with 64 and 32-bit versions.
  • You can install either bitness for Access 2010 but not both on the same PC. Same for the 2013 version.
  • Only one bitness version of Access 2016, 2019, 2021/365 can be installed on a PC.

Develop and Deploy with Either Bitness without Changes

Total Access Memo is added to your forms and reports with the bitness of the Access version you're running.

Distribute your database to users running either Access bitness without modification.

Redistribute Your Solution for Free

Do you want to include rich text capabilities to an application you distribute to others? No problem! Total Access Memo includes a royalty-free distribution license so you can add rich text memo fields to your database and give them freely to non-Total Access Memo owners.

64 and 32-bit runtime distribution programs are included. Just run the version corresponding to your user's Access bitness once on their machine. Both 64 and 32-bit versions can be installed on the same PC.

Pricing and Availability

The latest version of Total Access Memo includes 64 and 32-bit ActiveX versions to support both bitness of Microsoft Access 2010 through Office 365. The 32-bit version supports Access 2000 to 2007.

Total Access Memo Pricing
for Microsoft Access
Microsoft Access Version


64 and 32-bit Access:
365/2021, 2019, 2016, 2013 and 2010
32-bit Only Access:
2007, 2003, 2002, 2000
Single $399 Buy Now Buy Now
5-Seat $1199 Buy Now Buy Now


Single $299 Buy Now Buy Now
5-Seat $899 Buy Now Buy Now

Premium Support Subscription

Single $299

More Information

5 Seat $999

Also Available as part of:

Total Access Ultimate Suite

Runtime/Redistributable Version

Royalty-free redistribution rights are included in the purchase price.

Licensing Information

Total Access Memo is licensed on a per developer basis.
Each developer who uses the program must have a license.

Total Access Memo Manual and CD

Microsoft Access 64-bit Version is Shipping!

New Features

Supports 64 and 32-bit versions of Microsoft Access 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, 2021, Office 365,
and Access 2007, 2003, 2002, and 2000!

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"Total Access Memo makes all the difference in my Access apps! Only Memo gives me fonts, colors, images and all the formatting tools I need. It's great!"

B. Simmons, Ciena, Linthicum, MD

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