Learn how to convert your data file from Quicken for Windows to work in Quicken for Mac.
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Converting your file is a four-part process.
The architecture and design of both the Windows and Mac operating systems are entirely different. Software written for a Windows-based computer cannot run on a Mac-based operating system, and vice versa. Most Quicken for Windows files can be converted for use on Quicken for Mac. However, because of differences in the operating systems, not all data can be converted.
Components that can be converted to Quicken for Mac
Components that cannot be converted to Quicken for Mac
There are a few tweaks to your data file we'll need to check before moving forward.
Note: Importing the files separately ensures a successful transfer. However, because of differences in how Windows and Mac handle transactions, you might have to move some transactions to the correct accounts.
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