Import a task list or a programme


This guide will help you import your programme or task lists. However, if you at any point need further assistance, do not hesitate to call us on UK: +44 20 3868 6459 US: +1 (602) 362-5569


If you already have a task list or a programme that you would like to import into GenieBelt - you chose Click here to import straight after you have created a project:


Importing from Microsoft Project


GenieBelt primarily supports import from MS Project. When clicking the Start Import button, a pop-up box will prompt you to specify a file. This file has to be a .xml file type.


It's easy to get this type of file from your MS Project document, just follow below steps:

  1. On the File menu, click Save As
  2. In the Save as type box you select .XML
  3. Give that bad-boy a name and click Save
  4. Now import this file into GenieBelt
  5. Go for a cup of coffee and let the import process do it's magic


Importing from Excel


It is also possible to import tasks from Excel, but it's important that the order of the columns of information is in the correct order. 

Download an example template from here. This will show you how you need to order the tasks names, start and end dates, etc. Also note it's important that the date format is exactly put as in this template, otherwise the import won't work. Make sure to leave the column headings as they are and just input your data below that. 

When you come to importing into GenieBelt, import directly as an Excel format file (xls).


Importing from other software


From August 2017 you can also import native Primavera files directly into GenieBelt.


From August 2017 you can also import native Asta Powerproject files directly, although if you have problems you may also try saving your projects as an xml file before importing them into GenieBelt.


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