Sage 50 to QuickBooks Conversion

by James Antonio

Both Sage 50 and QuickBooks have their own set of benefits and it completely depends on the requirements of the businesses which software they need to deploy for their commercial setup.

What is Sage 50 & QuickBooks?

Sage 50 is a software product that takes care of invoicing and project management tools. On the other hand, QuickBooks is mostly into handling accounting and bookkeeping services.

Why do Businesses need to Convert?

There are businesses that might find it more useful to have accounting software deployed in their structure rather than having something like a project management tool. Conversion is for them.

Steps to Converting from Sage 50 to QuickBooks

First of all, check the software requirements and then proceed:

Step 1: Prepare for Conversion

  1. Install QuickBooks Desktop on the same computer
  2. Make sure both QB Desktop and Sage 50 are on the same computer
  3. In case the data file is on the server, you need to convert it to the server itself
  4. Create a backup of the data saved in Sage 50 before you begin the process

Step 2: Download Conversion tool

  1. Download the tool
  2. Save the file
  3. Right-click on the icon for QuickBooks Conversion Tool
  4. Click on Properties
  5. Go to the Compatibility mode
  6. Choose the checkbox reading Run this program in compatibility for and then select Windows 8 or 10 from the dropdown
  7. Select OK
  8. Right-click on the exe file for QB Conversion Tool Setup
  9. Choose Run as Administrator

Step 3: Covert Your Data

  1. Choose Browse in the conversion tool
  2. Select company file for Sage 50 to convert
  3. From the Database Name dropdown, select your Sage 50 file. Scroll and select multiple files
  4. Click Next
  5. Browse to choose the folder to save the converted data
  6. Click Next
  7. Review the data
  8. Click Convert File and start
  9. QB gets launched and the Application Certificate window appears with a request to access the company file
  10. QB automatically launches
  11. A certificate pops-up
  12. Click on Yes, Prompt Each Time
  13. Click Continue

Once done, you will get a prompt for Open in QuickBooks and it will open your file in few minutes.


Why Conversion is Required?

If you think it is more useful to have accounting software deployed in their structure rather than having something like a project management tool, the conversion is for you.

How to Setup Sage 50?

The steps are here:

1. On Sage 50, open the file you want
2. Go to the main menu
3. Choose Maintain
4. Choose Users
5. Select Setup Security
6. Choose Data Access/Crystal Reports
7. Click With the following login information
8. Choose Change and you can set your password
9. Click OK
10. Close Sage 50

Features of Dancing Numbers for QuickBooks Desktop

Imports

Exports

Deletes

Customization

How Dancing Numbers Will Help You

 

Dancing Numbers is SaaS-based software that can easily be integrated with your QuickBooks account. You can import, export, and delete lists or transactions from your company file. Using Dancing Numbers you can simplify and automate the process, saving time and increasing productivity. Just fill in a few fields and apply the relevant features to complete the task.

It saves your time and money that you can invest in your business. It has no human errors, works automatically, provides a user-friendly interface (easy to use and learn), and more. You can also have access to the comprehensive features set if you use it to import, export, and delete services.

Supported Entities/Lists

Dancing Numbers supports all QuickBooks entities that are mentioned below:-

Customer Transactions

Invoice
Receive Payment
Estimate
Credit Memo/Return Receipt
Sales Receipt
Sales Order
Statement Charge

Vendor Transactions

Bill
Bill Payment
Purchase Order
Item Receipt
Vendor Credit

Banking Transactions

Check
Journal Entry
Deposit
Transfer Funds
Bank Statement
Credit Card Statement
Credit Card Charge
Credit Card Credit

Employee Transaction / List

Time Tracking
Employee Payroll
Wage Items

Others

Inventory Adjustment
Inventory Transfer
Vehicle Mileage

Technical Details

Devices Supported

  • Windows

Deployment

  • On Premise

Language Support

  • English

Pricing Model

  • Annual Subscription

Customer Types

  • Small Business
  • Medium Business

Pricing

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Importer, Exporter & Deleter

*See our Pricing for up to 3 Company Files

$199/- Per Year

Pricing includes coverage for users
  • Services Include:
  • Unlimited Export
  • Unlimited Import
  • Unlimited Delete

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Accountant Basic

*See our Pricing for up to 10 Company Files.

$499/- Per Year

Pricing includes coverage for users
  • Services Include:
  • Importer,Exporter,Deleter
  • Unlimited Users
  • Unlimited Records
  • Upto 10 companies

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Accountant Pro

*See our Pricing for up to 20 Company Files.

$899/- Per Year

Pricing includes coverage for users
  • Services Include:
  • Importer, Exporter, Deleter
  • Unlimited Users
  • Unlimited Records
  • Up to 20 companies

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Accountant Premium

*See our Pricing for up to 50 Company Files.

$1999/- Per Year

Pricing includes coverage for users
  • Services Include:
  • Importer, Exporter, Deleter
  • Unlimited Users
  • Unlimited Records
  • Up to 50 companies

Frequently Asked Questions

 
How and What all can I Export in Dancing Numbers?

You need to click "Start" to Export data From QuickBooks Desktop using Dancing Numbers, and In the export process, you need to select the type you want to export, like lists, transactions, etc. After that, apply the filters, select the fields, and then do the export.

You can export a Chart of Accounts, Customers, Items, and all the available transactions from QuickBooks Desktop.


How can I Import in Dancing Numbers?

To use the service, you have to open both the software QuickBooks and Dancing Numbers on your system. To import the data, you have to update the Dancing Numbers file and then map the fields and import it.


How can I Delete in Dancing Numbers?

In the Delete process, select the file, lists, or transactions you want to delete, then apply the filters on the file and then click on the Delete option.


How can I import Credit Card charges into QuickBooks Desktop?

First of all, Click the Import (Start) available on the Home Screen. For selecting the file, click on "select your file," Alternatively, you can also click "Browse file" to browse and choose the desired file. You can also click on the "View sample file" to go to the Dancing Numbers sample file. Then, set up the mapping of the file column related to QuickBooks fields. To review your file data on the preview screen, just click on "next," which shows your file data.


Which file types are supported by Dancing Numbers?

XLS, XLXS, etc., are supported file formats by Dancing Numbers.


What is the pricing range of the Dancing Numbers subscription Plan?

Dancing Numbers offers four varieties of plans. The most popular one is the basic plan and the Accountant basic, the Accountant pro, and Accountant Premium.


How can I contact the customer service of Dancing Numbers if any issue arises after purchasing?

We provide you support through different channels (Email/Chat/Phone) for your issues, doubts, and queries. We are always available to resolve your issues related to Sales, Technical Queries/Issues, and ON boarding questions in real-time. You can even get the benefits of anytime availability of Premium support for all your issues.


How can I Import Price Level List into QuickBooks Desktop through Dancing Numbers?

First, click the import button on the Home Screen. Then click "Select your file" from your system. Next, set up the mapping of the file column related to the QuickBooks field. Dancing Numbers template file does this automatically; you just need to download the Dancing Number Template file.

To review your file data on the preview screen, just click on "next," which shows your file data.

Get Support

The Bulk Import, Export, and Deletion can be performed with just an easy single-click. We offer a simplified process that assures you that you will be able to focus on your core work.

Are you worried about losing your time with error-prone software? Worry no more. Our error-free add-on lets you focus on your work and boost your productivity rate to a considerable extent.

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