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

This may not be much help to you but the others may be misunderstanding what you are asking. Can be useful for extracting a single file rather then running the install for many reasons. Just as you note about I wish you well and hope this works for you. When I say “open the file” I mean: Usually, file name extensions should not be changed because you might not be able to open or edit the file after doing so.

This will automatically convert the received file extension into a usable form by the computer receiving the file. I wondered if anyone else has had a similiar proble and found a solution that actually works. Back to Computer Newbies forum 23 total posts. You would never use Quickbooks because it is not under some standard database. Many people use SFX for the purpose of compressing there software for distribution with the added setup or installation commands all into a single file.


It is not possible to change a. The rule of migration should be made a mandatory with out which the software should not fall under the category of standard business software.

CNET’s computer newbies forum is a great resource for new computer users to find solutions to their computer problems. To change the program that automatically opens a type of file, see Change the program that opens a type of file. Changing the file extension It is also possible to redirect a file extension to a new location. Try making use of them to associate a ZIP file with Microsoft Word or Wordpad or Notepad or Windows Paint – yes, the new association will attempt to open the file but the file data will remain unreadable because the applications do not “understand” the file type and format.

Import Quickbooks QBB file into Excel

What do you mean with ‘read’? This can be achieved. This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest. Before following the directions on this page and the pages these links are linked to, any data the customer does not cnvert to lose will have to be saved.

What do you mean with ‘opening’ a CD? That disc will now open the file on my computer. Did you actually bother reading and understanding those links?

The others may not have understood what I think you are wanting to do. If you need to open Quickbooks in Excel, here is instructions it may work in other spreadsheet programs as well. I’d say the a hex editor, like mentioned by Edward, is a very good way to look into any file. QuickBoooks has been no help.


Saving the data is the sole responsibility of the customer. I recently changed a file association and they would not “entirely” revert back. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: The QBB file update. How can I control cohvert programs are associated with a file ho extension? Windows will warn you that changing the file name extension might cause the file to stop working properly. A qbb is a quickbooks archive file and no matter what other extension you change it to or sbb other application you associate it with it remains a quickbooks archive file that is not readable in other applications.

The cnvert must be a standard database, when i use any software for my business, then i should not be dependent on any vendor for my business. Thanks, frustrated in TX. 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.

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