The QuickBooks accounting software uses a couple of file types and file extensions in QuickBooks, which we are going to discuss in detail today in this post. These file extensions are included at the end of a file name, which defines the purpose of the file. The file extensions generally show up as .xxx. These extensions usually help in spotting the files and finding out the purpose served by each of the files. The file extensions are essential for users as they assist in the identification and segregation of files. To find out the different file extensions, make sure to read the post till the end. Or you can also contact our tech support professionals at 1-888-351-0999 and ask our experts to help you with your query.
Common File Extensions for QuickBooks Desktop
The below are the few common file extensions that you can see in QuickBooks:
- QBW (QuickBooks Company File): When creating a new company file, it is saved with this extension. It is helpful in case you are looking to hold their account information and company files.
- QBM (QuickBooks Portable File): When the user creates a new compressed version of the company file, a file with qbm as extension is created.
- QBB (QuickBooks Backup file): It is available only in the case of the creating a backup file.
- QBO (QuickBooks Bank Statement File): Files that are Bank statements come with this extension. Such files are easy to import and are fast in terms of getting the transactions into the bank register.
- QBY (Accountant’s Copy Import File): At the time when the files and accounts are gone through and edited by the accountant, the file that sent by him is .qby extension.
- QBX (Accountant’s Review Copy or Transfer File): In case a duplicate or backup of the company file is created, the new file is saved in the .qbx format.
- QBJ (General Journal File): If there are any changes that are to be made by the accountant in the form of General Journal Entries, the file extension required to complete it is .qbj
- QBA (Accountant’s Copy File): After the client sends the accounts to the accountant by creating an accountant copy then the created files will be in the .qba file extension.
QuickBooks for Mac
Following are the file types and file extensions that are available on a Mac OS System:
- DMG (Apple Disk Image): At the time of a backup of a company file is created, the file is saved as an Apple Disk Image.
- QB2016 (Company File): It shows up with the company file on the 2016 version of QuickBooks Desktop.
- QB2019 (Company File): It can be seen with the company file on the 2019 version of QuickBooks Desktop.
- QBB (Backup File): This can be used to move the QuickBooks Mac files over to the QuickBooks Desktop for Windows.
- Plist (Apple Property list files): It is created at the time when the user stores a preference or a registration.
Fixed Asset Manager Files
- *.Fx0- Compressed FAM data file. Stores Asset data
- *.Fx1- Stores system data
- *.Mx0- Header File
- *.FPx- Stores report data
- *.FXR- FAM backup sync log file
- *.FIM- Stores CSV import data headers
Connectivity factors in file extension
The QuickBooks software allows easy to use components to perform activities like adding, updating, selling information, employee information, transaction, etc. It permits the user to access the software remotely including the attached components or free remote connector for QuickBooks utility:
- Swift performance
- Fully integrated components
- Uniform design
- Easy access to QuickBooks remotely
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We end this post right here, with the hope that the information shared in above might be of some help. However, if you are confused at any point in time, then connecting with our QuickBooks tech support team at 1-888-351-0999 is recommended. We are a team of certified QuickBooks professionals, who work round the clock in providing immediate support services.
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