What is a .QBA.TLG File And How To Open It – Intuit (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .qba.tlg extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .qba.tlg file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .QBA.TLG file?

The .QBA.TLG file extension stands for QBA Transaction Log File. It was developed by Intuit. The format of this file is binary, and it is a backup file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .qba.tlg file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .QBA.TLG file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .QBA.TLG file on various operating systems.

How to open a .QBA.TLG file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .qba.tlg file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Intuit QuickBooks Pro software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .QBA.TLG file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

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

How to open a .QBA.TLG file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .qba.tlg file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Intuit QuickBooks for Mac software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .QBA.TLG file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Intuit QuickBooks for Mac software that 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 .QBA.TLG file?

If you cannot open the .QBA.TLG file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .QBA.TLG file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .qbb – Intuit, .qbj – Intuit, .qbk – Intuit Canada, .qbl – Intuit, .qbm – Intuit. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .QBA.TLG file with the Intuit QuickBooks Pro program on Windows and Intuit QuickBooks for Mac program on Mac.