FAQs

What is Qbox? #

Qbox is a file sharing and collaboration software for Microsoft Windows. Qbox supports Intuit QuickBooks, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access, allowing multiple users to share the files over the Internet and work on them without creating conflicted copies. Features like Qbox Explorer for folder and file access, Qbox MU for multi-user installations, QuickBooks attachments and document sharing, offer a powerful, easy to use and cost-effective collaboration solution for users of these applications.

What is Qbox Explorer? #

Qbox Explorer displays the contents of the Qbox folder, and can be used to view these folders and files conveniently at one place. It supports folder and file operations like folder rename, folder or file delete, file copy, etc. Qbox Explorer can be set to display only the main items shared on Qbox, displays the sync and lock status of files and has controls to configure the Qbox operation like Sync mode and Lock mode. By default, Qbox Explorer starts automatically when the Computer starts so users have ready access to Qbox folders and files.

What Applications and file types are supported? #

Sync folders
Applications supported with lock and sync for real time collaboration:

ApplicationFile extension
Intuit QuickBooks Desktop (Pro, Premier, Enterprise, 2008 or later)QBW and TLG
Microsoft AccessACCDB, MDB
Microsoft Word (2007 or later)DOC, DOCX
Microsoft Excel(2007 or later)XLS, XLSX
Microsoft PowerPoint (2007 or later)PPT, PPTX

Sync folders
File types that can be synced and shared (cannot be edited in Qbox):

ApplicationFile extension
Adobe AcrobatPDF
Image filesJPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF

Attachments
File types that can be synced once and shared (files in Attach folders cannot be edited):

ApplicationFile extension
Microsoft WordDOC, DOCX
Microsoft ExcelXLS, XLSX
Adobe AcrobatPDF
Image filesJPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF

What operating systems are supported by Qbox? #

Qbox will work on Desktops, Laptops or Tablets running any version of the Windows operating system including Windows 8, Windows 10 and Windows servers. It will also work on virtual environments including virtual desktops and Terminal servers.

Updated on March 25, 2021

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