Importing From Quicken Essentials
The first time you open Moneydance, you'll see the "Welcome to Moneydance" window.
If you've moved past the Welcome screen in Moneydance but still need to import your Quicken Essentials data, select Window > Welcome to Moneydance.
To begin import the process, click on the "Migrate From Quicken Essentials" button.
In the window that opens, navigate to the Quicken Essentials data file on your computer, which should be named:
Select your file, and click Open.
Then wait a moment while your data populates into Moneydance.
Your new data file will then open containing your Quicken Essentials data.