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The files can be protected by using a password.

Password compatibility with old versions

Activate this option if you want your password to be compatible with the Banana Accounting 8 versions and earlier.
This option not recommended because the password is saved in a less secure mode.

Entering a password in a file that doesn't have a password

  • The box Confirm old password is shown in gray.
  • Indicate your new password twice (New password and Confirm new password).
  • Confirm with OK.

Changing an existing password

  • Enter the existing password.
  • Indicate your new password twice.
  • Confirm with OK.

How to cancel a password

  • Enter the existing password.
  • Leave the boxes for the new password empty.
  • Confirm with OK.

Forgotten password

For information about a forgotten password, please refer to the Questions and Answers page, Password unlock paragraph.


Using a password does not give a high level of protection. In order to render the data truly inaccessible to third parties, it is necessary to have the appropriate cryptographic software.


This documentation is outdated

The most complete and up-to-date documentation is the one of Banana Accounting Plus: Try it now

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