Reckon Accounts Known File Types

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Below you will find a listing of file types, the extension and the description. This will be of help when you notice a new file extension to work out what the file is. This will also help you determine if there are any files present that shouldn't be there.


Reckon Accounts form template      -        .DES
Reckon Accounts provides a variety of templates that you can use for your forms.           

Intuit Interchange Format file           -         .IIF
You can import and export lists and/or transactions using text files with an .IIF extension.       

Reckon Accounts Network Data File       -        .ND
A configuration file that allows access to the Reckon Accounts company file. Do not delete this configuration file.  

Accountant's Copy working file            -        .QBA       
When you export your Reckon Accounts data for your accountant to review, the accountant restores the export file on his or her computer as a file with a .QBA extension.   

Transaction log file (for Accountants Copy)         -        .QBB
When you back up an Accountant's Copy, Reckon Accounts starts a log of transactions that you've entered since the last time you backed up. The file is created during backup provided you have set a verification level. In case of accidental loss of data, Technical Support can use your most recent backup in conjunction with the transaction log file to recover your data.  

Reckon Accounts backup file        -           .QBB
When you back up your company file, Reckon Accounts saves the backup file with a .QBB extension. To open a .QBB file, go to the File menu and click Restore.   

Reckon Accounts portable company file          -     .QBM    
When you want to e-mail or move a company file, Reckon Accounts creates a compressed version of the company file with a .QBM extension.   

Report template     -    .QBR                          
When you export the template for a memorized report, Reckon Accounts saves the file with a .QBR extension.   

Reckon Accounts for Windows company file    -    .QBW.TLG       
When you create a company file, Reckon Accounts saves the file with a .QBW extension. For example, if you enter MyBusiness as the company name, Reckon Accounts saves the file as MyBusiness.QBW.   

Transaction log file (for Reckon Accounts company file)    -   .QBW.TLG
When you back up your company file, Reckon Accounts starts a log of transactions that you've entered since the last time you backed up. In case of accidental loss of data, Technical Support can use your most recent backup in conjunction with the transaction log file to recover your data.   

Accountant's Copy (export file)    -    .QBX          
When you export your Reckon Accounts data for your accountant to review, Reckon Accounts creates an Accountant's Copy with a .QBX extension.               

Accountant's Copy (import file)    -    .QBY            
When your accountant is finished making changes in an Accountant's Copy, he or she provides you with an .QBY file to be imported into your company file.
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