Convert a QuickBooks for Windows file to QuickBooks for Mac

You can simply convert your file to mac and pick up where you left. Go through this post and find out the right steps to be followed.

Looking for the process to convert a QuickBooks desktop for windows file to QuickBooks desktop for mac? The search ends here, as this post will brief the user about the entire steps involved in converting QuickBooks for windows file to QuickBooks for mac. In case you are planning to move, then there is no need to start all over again. You can simply convert your file to mac and pick up where you left. Go through this post and find out the right steps to be followed. Or you can also contact our professionals and they will provide the user with the best services possible.

Steps to convert QuickBooks for windows file to mac

You can perform the below steps one by one and try fixing the issue:

Step 1: On windows system

  • The user needs to update QuickBooks desktop for windows
  • After that open the file as admin
  • The next step is to move to file menu and choose utilities tab
  • Next step is to select copy company file for QuickBooks mac and perform the instructions
  • The user will see a message stating it looking like QuickBooks for windows might be a better fit for the company.
  • The user will have to select yes there
  • Move to the folder you wish to save the file in
  • Now name the folder and choose save tab
  • The user should ensure not to use special characters in the file name
  • Also, move the file and choose save tab
  • Ensure not to use special characters in the file name
  • Also, move the file to the Mac by using any storage device such as USB flash drive

Step 2: Restoring the MAC.qbb backup on the Mac

  • The user will first have to update QuickBooks desktop for mac to the latest release
  • And then close QuickBooks
  • The next step is to copy the backup to the documents folder on the mac
  • And also reopen the software for mac and choose file and also open company
  • The user is then required to choose mac.qbb file and also choose open
  • Hit ok tab when asked to restore a QuickBooks for windows file
  • The last step is to enter a name for the restore file, and choose save

The above steps are considered to be enough successfully convert a QuickBooks for windows file to QuickBooks for Mac.

However, if the user is do the same even after following the above steps, then in such a scenario we would recommend the user to speak to our QuickBooks technical support team at 1-844-405-0906, and they will resolve all your queries instantly.