i run two companies on quickbooks, how do i transfer both to update to new quickbooks

Hi, I have QB Desktop 2015 and need to update to Desktop 2019 to be compatible for Making Tax Digital. I run two companies, how do I transfer both over to new QB, and is it ok to convert from 2015 to 2019, without any problems.  thank you.

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install 2019, during the install select custom install and a couple of screens later insure the path ends in 2019

Open 2019, it should search and find the present company files, offer to open it and upgrade it to the current format.  If it does not use open company file, navigate to the company file and open it

2019 should open and convert 2015 files with no issues, but if there is an issue it means the file would have to be opened in an intervening year, a back up saved, and restore that back up in 2019

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