File extensions used in QuickBooks

What are the various QuickBooks file extension?

QuickBooks is used for monitoring the expenses and also manage the Vendor & Employees without effecting the integrity of Vendor, Customer or Employee. Transactions are filtered to safeguard the data and void transaction makes the application more efficient. Based on the industry requirements, marketing tools, product and supplies are developed.

There are various file extensions involved with QuickBooks, mainly 5 types of extension which are mainly as follows –

  1. QBW – This is the company file where all the data and information are entered.
  2. QBB – It is the backup file used for recreating the company file and safeguard the data from any harm or loss.
  3. QBM – It contains the compressed file of a QuickBooks company file which is mainly useful for transferring data through internet.
  4. QBX – This is mainly used for the transfer of file from the client to an accountant which the creation of any transactions.
  5. QBA – To enter transactions and run report, accountant restore the .QBX file to .QBA file.

The requirement of the client must be analyzed and then appropriate solution should be provided. To store and access other types of data there are few other file extensions also used extensively. The files are –

  1. QBW.TLG – It is a transaction log file which creates the backup of a company file and starts a transaction log.
  2. QBA.TLG – This is the log file for Accountant's copy, which the Intuit technical support uses in case of any accidental loss of data.
  3. QBY – It is also an Accountant's copy which is sent to the client after making certain changes to be sent to the company.
  4. IIF – It is the Intuit Interchange Formal file using which import and export of transactions in text file are easy now.

Regarding any query or issue with the QuickBooks extensions, it is recommended to contact the QuickBooks technical support. Support experts deal with the problem effectively and thus provides effective solution.

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