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 change a file name extension? But if you know what kind of compression was used like rar or zip, you can rename the file file.

To change the program that cknvert opens a type of file, see Change the program that opens a type of file. The database must be a standard database, when i use any software for my business, then i should convertt be dependent on any vendor for my business. I have tried to open a backed-up quickbook file on my desktop and also one burned from this backed up copy. There are risks however, it can be done but it may screw things up.

You would never use Quickbooks because it is not under some standard database. I wish you well and hope this works for you. If you need to open Quickbooks in Excel, here is instructions it may work in other spreadsheet programs as well. Many people use SFX for convet purpose of compressing there software for cnvert with the added setup or installation commands all into a single file.

If you have more than one program on your computer capable of opening a file type, then one program is set as the default. It is not possible to change a.


I’d certainly check it out on useless data first before running any risks with the company books. Proffitt Forum moderator January 3, 8: If you are certain that the extension you typed is one that the program you are using will understand, click Yes to confirm the change. Computer and Convet Support.

Because there is too many unknowns, UpgradeNRepair is unable to guarantee the safety of the files. You should have no NEED other than curiosity to open the file and doing that risks corruption and an unusable backup. Let’s just say that if any other accounting software wanted to import that information, it’s not as if it was not allowed. How do I convert this file to something my computer will open?

This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Back to Computer Newbies forum 23 total posts. Qnb disc will now open the file on my computer. Then, right-click the file you want to change and click Rename. The website and email service is free, but if you find this site helpful and would like to make a donation, click on the donate button above.

Import Quickbooks QBB file into Excel

Can be useful for extracting cconvert single file rather then running the install for many reasons. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates.

Even procedures that are not designed to harm files, can harm files, depending on the issue with the system. It would become a receiving computer only, incapable of using these files itself because any it creates within its system will be converted to the new extension.

Does the “other computer” you say you want to “open” the CD on have the Quickbooks program installed? But then again I never found a standard database! A qbb is a quickbooks archive file and no matter what other extension you change it to or what other application you associate it with it remains a quickbooks archive file that is not readable in other applications. Some or all of the following procedures or information may not apply to your situation. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.


This was helpful 0. Thanks, frustrated in TX. Changing the file extension I ended up copying the QuickBooks file I wanted to save on disc to my desktop, then burning the desktop file to a CD-R disc.

How do I open a QBB file?

Sometimes, however, changing the file name extension can be useful? His first statement about using a hex editor was correct. Try making use of them to associate a ZIP file comvert Microsoft Word or Wordpad or Notepad or Windows Abb – 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.

These do not have dissimilars functions they are the same. Did you actually bother reading and understanding those links? Advertisements or commercial links. You are posting a reply to: Thanks for you help. This could become a very tangled web.