Monday, October 4, 2010

Converting from Quicken to Quickbooks

IIF Transaction Creator

·          Import most transaction types into QuickBooks from your worksheets & text files.
·          Import downloaded bank & credit card transactions into QuickBooks.
·          Accountants: Use this tool to create periodic adjusting entries from templates & import them into QuickBooks.

You must first export your transactions from quicken to a large report containing all dates with all notes etc. then convert them to IIF with this tool.

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Convert .pub files to .doc with Zamzar

Quick way to convert Microsoft Publisher Files (.pub) to Word documents (.doc).

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Creating Icons Mac OSX

To create icons - use Photoshop or other image editing software to create images with transparency that have the dimensions 512*512. Open Icon Composer (installed with the Developer Packages of OS X). Find it here:

Drag the image in and have it create all the different sized images necessary for the icon.

After you have saved it you have to use Icns2Rsrc or a similar program to convert the .icns file to a resource file containing a 'icns' resource. In other words to get the picture to show up as the icon.

From Mint to Quicken

Export to CSV use a utility like QIF Master ( to convert and import.

E*Trade Quicken Files into Quicken 2006 for MAC

Quicken QFX files don't import to Quicken for mac 2006 without a little massage - open the downloaded files in a text editor. Simply find all the occurances of 9899 and replace with 9999 in each file.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Encryption software for Mac OS X


iCrypt- 8 €
Simple to use but you must click everytime to perform functions that should be the default behavior.

AutoKrypt - $89.95
Very powerful with many automation options.

KryptoSpace - Free - Discontinued, no support

Espionage - $24.95
Seamless OX integration, intuitive setup dialogues.