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Convert from Peachtree to QuickBooks



Detailed instructions

To speed up the conversion process and avoid errors, close all other applications, including memory managers, QuickBooks, and Peachtree.

  1. Download the free QuickBooks Conversion Tool.
  2. Launch the QuickBooksConversionToolSetup.exe and follow the onscreen prompts to install the tool.
  3. Launch the QuickBooks Conversion Tool shortcut on your desktop.
  4. Specify if you are converting your own company file or if you are an accountant converting your clients file and then click Start QuickBooks Conversion.
  5. Select Peachtree from the Convert from drop down menu and click Next.

Note: If the your file is from Peachtree 2010 or 2011, you will need to enable a security option. If you get the message that there is a security option which must be enabled in Peachtree before you can convert your Peachtree company files to QuickBooks, follow the steps in the message and then Click OK to continue.

  1. Select your QuickBooks version from the dropdown menu.
  2. Specify the path of the converted QuickBooks file by clicking Browse and click Next.
    • Here are examples of default locations used by QuickBooks:
      • Windows 8, 7, and Vista: C:\Users\Public\Public Documents\Intuit\QuickBooks\Company Files
      • Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Shared Documents\Intuit\QuickBooks\Company Files
  3. Specify the data that you want to convert and click Next.
  4. Select the Peachtree preferences to be converted and click Next.
  5. Confirm your selections and then click Start to convert your data to QuickBooks.

Congratulations! You have converted your business records from Peachtree to QuickBooks. Before you begin using QuickBooks, we have a checklist to make sure that everything is set up correctly and converted accurately.


If these steps do not resolve the issue, you can read discussions and post messages and questions relating to your issue on the Intuit QuickBooks Community site for free or you can contact a technical support agent for additional guidance. Fees may apply.

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