1 Solution For All Your QBO File Issues

"How do I open QBO files if I don't have dBASE IV Ordered Query software?" is one of the most popular questions we receive regarding QBO files. People spend hours searching for solutions to the most common issues they have when trying to open QBO files, often with no success. Congratulations, you've found the solution!

Why Do I Need dBASE IV Ordered Query to Open QBO Files?


dBASE IV Ordered Query is the main software used to open QBO files in binary format, but it's not the only one.

If you do not want this primary software, consider buying the native software if you frequently have to open and work in QBO files. Of course, you may not want to spend a lot of money to occasionally open a single file extension. You can always look for free software to open your QBO files, but please be careful to avoid downloads that is tainted with malware. It may not be that easy to spot, so run any download through a malware and virus checker.


It's not uncommon to receive error messages when you try to open QBO files. The file may be corrupt, in which case you will have to re-download a new copy.

Problems with QBO File Associations

File associations errors are also common and easy to fix. Simply choose the right software with which you open your file (dBASE IV Ordered Query). You may have to get in touch with the relevant software developer if you still experience error codes. See our chart below for a list of associated software programs and their developers:

Software Developer
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