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

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .qbm extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .qbm file extension and how to open it.

What is a .QBM file?

The .QBM file extension is from QuickBooks Portable Company File. It was developed by Intuit. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a backup file.

What to know

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

How to open a .QBM file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .QBM file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Intuit QuickBooks Pro software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .QBM 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: 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. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .QBM file on Mac

To open the .qbm file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is 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 .QBM file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .QBM file?

If you cannot open the .QBM file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .QBM file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .qbmb – Intuit, .qbmd – Intuit, .qbo – Intuit, .qbr – Intuit, .qbw – 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 .QBM file with the Intuit QuickBooks Pro program on Windows and Intuit QuickBooks for Mac program on Mac.