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Re: Migration: QuickBooks to LedgerSMB

On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 9:08 AM, Adrian Chapman <..hidden..> wrote:
>>> I apologize for what must be a repeated question.  Are there migration tools
>>> to move from QuickBooks to LedgerSMB?  I did not find anything in the
>>> distribution.  Also, I checked the SqlLedger site for ideas and found that
>>> the Migration Tools page was empty.
>> Which version of Quickbooks?  And is this on Windows?
>> I don't know of any tools, but I might be able to point you in the
>> right direction in terms of doing a migration.
> I'd be interested in that, too.
> QB2005 Regular. I'm not aware of QB being on anything but Win.

I believe there is a Mac version too.

> It could be a good way to pick up plenty of hacked-off QB customers.
> Intuit have changed the product range about a bit, and the choice is now
> between a cheap standard edition which doesn't even do aging of invoices
> or an expensive "Pro" version which does far more than most smaller
> businesses need.

The reason I ask is that newer versions might use more open database
technologies.  I believe the mac version uses SQLite.  I don't know
about the PC version.

Best Wishes,
Chris Travers