Import Export PowerTool

Turbocharge your data migration and management tasks with lightning-fast imports & exports, updates, and deletes

For integrators, consultants, and developers who need to migrate Dynamics 365 Business Central data, then look no further than the free Import Export PowerTool app from Insight Works. Unlike RapidStart that can take an extraordinarily long time to migrate data, Import Export PowerTool performs data imports and exports at lightning-fast speeds. Stop waiting for data migration and start using data with the Import Export PowerTool from Insight Works.

  • Maximize productivity: Experience lightning-fast data migration for time savings.

  • Simplify inventory management: Automated lot/serial number insertion on item journal imports.

  • Error reduction: Streamline record link and note creation, facilitating bulk data edits.

  • Cleaner workspace: Opt to disable Change Log, minimizing clutter during imports.

  • Inclusive usability: Accessible to a broad range of users, no Excel skills needed.

  • Consistent results: Utilize stored configurations for repeatable tasks with greater accuracy.

High or low volume, Data Import PowerTool can handle the data.

RapidStart quickly becomes slow and cumbersome the more extensive the data migration task gets. RapidStart can choke when it comes to item tracking, record links, or notes. The Import Export PowerTool app from Insight Works won’t let you down.

A top 100 utility download for over a decade

For over a decade, the Import Export PowerTool has been helping integrators, consultants, and developers efficiently migrate data. Formerly known as Universal Dataport and Universal XMLPort, the Insight Works app has ranked in the top 100 NAV forum downloads.

With the Import Export PowerTool app for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, you get easy and flexible import capabilities and new export capabilities to help seamlessly move data from legacy systems to Business Central, from sandboxes to production, or data from company to company.

  • Import data up to 30+ times faster than RapidStart Configuration Packages. Why wait 30 minutes for an import when the Import Export PowerTool will process in one minute?
  • Export data hundreds of times faster than RapidStart.
  • Use existing Configuration Packages to perform fast exports.
  • Automatically insert specified lot numbers and serial numbers on item journal imports, making it ideal for initial inventory loads.
  • Create record links and notes for new or existing records.
  • Bulk edit data quickly and easily.
  • Optionally disable Change Log during imports.
  • Excel is not required. Users can generate and import text files.

Create, store and execute batches

Users will create and store configurations that can be executed as a batch. For example, for those initially loading data, a configuration may include deleting all item journal lines and serial numbers, importing items, and running code to post to the journal. Another example is exporting existing sales prices and then importing new sales prices.

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Import Export PowerTool
Licensing: Free

Not applicable. Import Export PowerTool is a free app.

Business Central/NAV Compatibility

Business Central Cloud

Typical User

Business Central Administrator, Developer, Integrator

Release Date

Coming soon



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Self-install via AppSource or Extension Marketplace. Microsoft Partner support not typically required.


Coming soon to the Insight Works Knowledge Base.


App is support is coming to the Insight Works’ Knowledge Base and Forum. For one-on-one support, Insight Works support plans are available or you can contact your Microsoft Partner.

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