Import Quickbooks QBB file into Excel. I read that this can be done but I have not tried it. If you need to open Quickbooks in Excel, here is instructions (it may work . A QBB file is created by Intuit’s Quick Books software when the backup feature is utilized. These files are proprietary and cannot be read by any other software. Short instruction and hints on how to easily convert a QBB file .qbb) to a PDF file. Different possibilities are explained.

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You are posting a reply to: Let’s just say that if any other accounting software wanted to import that information, it’s not as if it was not allowed. This is not a real explanation, I’m afraid.

EXE stands for FR ee H ex ED itor although if you have to ask it is doubtful you will understand the output which will consist of many lines looking similar to: What do you mean with ‘opening’ a CD?

How do I change a file name extension? Then, right-click the file you want to change and click Rename. When I say “open the file” I mean: Perhaps this can be done but it is not an easy fix. Didn’t Edward ODaniel previously explain that he could open the file with a hex editor?

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In simple how can I migrate from quickbooks to other accounting software, if in case tomorrow i do not want to use quickbooks or think as of my business has extended so much that it is demanding features which are not available in quickbooks.


Advertisements or commercial links. You would never use Quickbooks because it is not under some standard database. Windows will warn you that changing the file name extension might cause the file to stop working properly. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

How do I convert this file to something my computer will open? In this case I will surely require to read the. Changing the file extension This can be achieved.

Import Quickbooks QBB file into Excel

Many people use SFX for the purpose of fo there software for distribution with the added setup or installation commands all into a single file.

How do I open a QBB file? Back to Computer Newbies forum 23 total posts. A quick look at Intuit finds https: I have not tried the disc yet in qb different computer to see if it will open Usually, file name extensions should not be changed because you might not be able to open or edit the file after doing so.

QBB to PDF – Simple & FREE with PDF24 – That’s how it’s done!

I wondered if anyone else has had a similiar proble and found a solution that actually works. I’d say the a hex editor, like mentioned by Edward, is a very good way to look into any file. The QBB file update. Can be useful for extracting a single file rather then qb the install for many reasons.

How do I convert a quickbooks file to CSV or Excel format??

You should have no NEED other than curiosity to open the file and doing that risks corruption and an unusable backup. QuickBoooks has been no help.


Opening QBB saved file explanation. Ot procedures offered here may or may not harm your files. Before following the directions on this page and the pages these links are linked to, any data the customer does not want to lose will have to be saved. This was helpful 0. I have tried to open a backed-up quickbook file on my desktop and also one burned from this backed up copy.

Proffitt Tto moderator January 1, 1: Some did, some didn’t, mostly folders where effected. I have not forgotten that these are financial records and perhaps not worth the risk.

QBB to PDF – Simple & FREE with PDF24 – That’s how it’s done!

But if you know t kind of compression was used like rar or zip, you can rename the file file. Let’s see if this is supported.

Saving the data is the sole responsibility of the customer. Did you actually bother reading and understanding those links? This could convet a very tangled web. Sorry you can’t see it. Some or all of the following procedures or information may not apply to your situation. Please try again now or at a later time.