What is a .QBX File And How To Open It – Intuit (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .qbx extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .qbx file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .QBX file?

The .QBX file extension is QuickBooks Accountant Transfer File. It was developed by Intuit. The file is a backup file.

What to know

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

How to open a .QBX file?

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

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .qbx file on Windows.

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 .QBX file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Intuit QuickBooks Pro software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .QBX file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .qbx file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

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 .QBX 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. 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 .QBX file?

If you cannot open the .QBX file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .QBX file.qbx – Samuel Services. 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 .QBX file with the Intuit QuickBooks Pro program on Windows and Intuit QuickBooks for Mac program on Mac.