What is a .QB2016 File And How To Open It – Intuit (Easy Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .qb2016 extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .qb2016 file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .QB2016 file?

The .QB2016 file extension is from QuickBooks 2016 for Mac Data File. This file extension was developed by Intuit. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .qb2016 file on 1 platform.

How to open a .QB2016 file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .QB2016 file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .QB2016 file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .qb2016 file on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Intuit QuickBooks for Mac software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .QB2016 file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Intuit QuickBooks for Mac software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .QB2016 file?

If you are still unable to open the .QB2016 file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .QB2016 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .qb2017 – Intuit, .qba – Intuit, .qba.tlg – Intuit, .qbb – Intuit, .qbj – Intuit. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .QB2016 file with the Intuit QuickBooks for Mac program on Mac.