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Can I include Category and Split information in OFX files?

No. The OFX file format doesn’t contain any fields for a category or for split detail information. However, you can use the QIF file format to include this information.

Can I create OFX Files that Quicken will import?

Yes.  Use our QIF to OFX Converter to create QFX files, a type of OFX file that Quicken will import.

Can newer versions of Quicken import QIF files?

Yes. While there have been many claims that Quicken can’t import QIF files, or the import is limited to cash accounts, this is not true. When using our Excel to QIF Converter you can import transactions into most any account type including Checking and Credit Card accounts.

What are QIF files?

QIF stands for Quicken Interchange Format, and is a text-file-based standard for importing data into financial software. Many applications support QIF, including Quicken. Notably, QuickBooks does not import QIF files. Use the QIF to IIF Converter if you have QIF files you need to import into QuickBooks.

Can I import security price history information into Quicken?

Yes. Our Excel to QIF Converter now supports import of security price history details as well as security account transactions.

Can newer versions of Quicken import QIF files?

Yes. While there have been many claims that Quicken can’t import QIF files, or the import is limited to cash accounts, this is not true. When using our Excel to QIF Converter, you can import transactions into most any account type including Checking and Credit Card accounts.  This works for Quicken versions through at least 2012, though Quicken’s low-end Essentials appear to not have full QIF import features.  Be sure to try the trial of the Excel to QIF Converter with your version of Quicken.

Will your tools for Quicken work with the latest versions of Quicken?

Yes, we’ve tested them with Quicken through 2012 and they fully support the latest versions.