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Importing from MacGourmet

How do I import recipes from MacGourmet?

Please submit a ticket to MasterCook Support and send us your MacGourmet file (*.mgourmet) as an attachment. We will convert it for you and send it right back. If it's too large to attach, please upload it to www.dropbox.com or Google Drive or somewhere similar and send us a link. Or, you can use CB2CB to convert your file. See USING CB2CB below.

In MacGourmet select/highlight the recipes you wish to export. Then select Export from the File menu. In the Export window that appear from the drop-down list for Export As, select the .mgourmet format.

USING CB2CB

CB2CB is a free program that can convert files between several recipe management programs, including MacGourmet and MasterCook.

Download this free program called CB2CB at this website: http://recipetools.sourceforge.net/joomla3/index.php/cb2cb

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It can convert your .mgourmet file format into the .mz2 MasterCook 15 format.

Download and Install CB2CB:

  1. Download the latest version of the CB2CB program.
  2. Create a new folder on your computer. Extract the files from CB2CB into this new folder.
  3. Run the .exe file to use CB2CB.

Run CB2CB:

  1. Set MGOURMET as the Input Format and browse to your .mgourmet file.
  2. Set MZ2 as the Output format.
  3. Press the Finish button.

It will create an .mz2 file at the same location as your .mgourmet file. Use Windows to double click on the .mz2 file. It will import the recipes into MasterCook.

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