File Extension Library

.QBY File Extension

  • Developer by: Intuit
  • Category: Data Files

What are .QBY files and how to open them?

Can't open .QBY file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .QBY file.

What is a .QBY file extension?

.QBY file extension is created by Intuit. .QBY has been classified as Data Files.

.QBY is QuickBooks Accountant's Copy Import File

Import file created by QuickBooks, an program used for entering, organizing, and storing financial data; contains the accountant's modified, finished .QBA file ready to be imported into the company file.

To import the QBY file:

  • Select File → Open or Restore Company → Open a Company File → Next → Browse, select the file you want and click Open.
  • Select File → Accountant's Copy and choose Import Accountant's Changes from File. Navigate to your QBY file and click Open.
  • NOTE: The QBY file is similar to the .QBX file. The difference is that the QBY file is used for importing to you and the QBX file is created when exporting to your accountant.

    List of all softwares that can open the QuickBooks Accountant's Copy Import File
    Intuit QuickBooks Pro
    Intuit QuickBooks for Mac

    How to fix problems with .QBY files

    1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .QBY files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .QBY file format
    2. You need to check the .QBY file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)