QBP file icon

QBP File Extension

QuickBooks Printer

What is QBP file?

QBP filename suffix is mostly used for QuickBooks Printer files. QuickBooks Printer specification was created by Intuit Inc.. Files with QBP extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. QBP file format, along with 1305 other file formats, belongs to the Settings Files category. QuickBooks is by far the most used program for working with QBP files. QuickBooks software was developed by Intuit Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about QBP files or the QuickBooks software program.

Programs which support QBP file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support QBP files. QBP files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support QBP file

Windows Windows

How to open file with QBP extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening QBP files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to QuickBooks Printer files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with QBP files.

Step 1. Get the QuickBooks

Install software to open QBP file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening QBP files is that no program that can handle QBP files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the QuickBooks developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading QuickBooks installed is by going to developer’s website (Intuit Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of QuickBooks

Update software that support file extension QBPIf the problems with opening QBP files still occur even after installing QuickBooks, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of QuickBooks is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of QuickBooks installed, it may not support QBP format. The latest version of QuickBooks should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open QBP files to QuickBooks

If you have the latest version of QuickBooks installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage QBP on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with QBP file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the QBP file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where QuickBooks is installed, check the Always use this app to open QBP files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with QBP file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected QBP file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with QBP extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the QBP is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the QBP file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check QBP file for viruses
1. Verify that the QBP in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the QBP is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the QBP file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Ensure the file with QBP extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the QBP file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with QBP extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run QuickBooks

If the systems has insufficient resources to open QBP files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with QuickBooks Printer file. It may be the case that the QBP files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

Do you want to help?

If you have additional information about the QBP file, we will be grateful if you share it with our users. To do this, use the form here and send us your information on QBP file.

Top File Extensions
Show more
File Extension of the day
ahk icon


AutoHotkey Script

AHK is a text file format used by AutoHotkey application. AutoHotkey program is used for automating GUI tasks by executing code in AHK files. AHK f...