Improved Import & Export for Magento 2

Improved import-export extension for Magento 2 that will let you import and export any Magento 2 entity, use all popular file types, and reduce management time. Learn how.

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Made in Germany
30 days money back
6 months support
$ no subscriptions
100% open source
2.1-2.4 compatibility
FREE installation
easy composer installation
PWA Ready
  • Lifetime license! No SAAS, no recurring payments
  • Six months of technical support and updates included
  • FREE installation and consultancy service included!
  • Contact Us if you have questions or custom requests!

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Extension compatible with all recent versions of Magento 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x, 2.4.x Open Source (Community), Commerce (Enterprise), Cloud Edition include B2B & Omnichannel!

NOTE: Improved Import & Export has limited support of Magento 2.1, consult our support team

Extension works on hundreds live Magento 2 stores worldwide!

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An extension for Magento 2 that introduces enhanced import functionality. The extension is installed and managed via Magento 2 admin panel, meaning that you can configure it from any place at any time, and you are not dependent on running applications.

Increase your Magento 2 efficiency Increase efficiency

Edit import tables in collaboration with your colleagues via Google Sheets, FTP or Dropbox

Import any entity to Magento 2 Import anything

The extension covers ALL possible entities: products, categories, orders, attributes, etc.

Reduce Magento 2 management time Reduce management time

Automation of import and export proceses along with the attribute and price mapping

The extension allows scheduling import and export procedures to run automatically according to specified scenarios. Improved Import and Export allows importing XML and CSV tables, supports numerous import sources including Google Sheets and other. The full list of features can be found below.

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Order migration

  Order fixed price M1>M2 data migration

We offer assisted data migration from your Magento 1 store, to Magento 2 using Improved Import extension. For the fixed price, our developer will migrate required data to Magento 2.

All entities covered, including orders, native B2B data, price rules etc. This is a full scope data migration that is performed per your requirements.

Supported entities

Additional supported entities

  • Supports Magento 2 MSI (multi-source inventory) - import products directly to the specified warehouse.
  • Supports Magento 2 B2B (business-to-business) - import all entities introduced to Magento 2 Commerce with B2B extension.
  • Product position inside category (visual merchandize) - set the priority of products in category to display required products atop.
  • Fixed Product Tax (FPT) import - to apply country-specific taxes.
  • Color swatches Magento 2 import - now you can import both colors and images for product color swatches. Read documentation to learn how to do it.
  • Magento 1 preset for import jobs - easily migrate products from Magento 1 to Magento 2.
  • MagMi Magento 1 file support - the extension supports MagMi Magento 1 files. You can now import and migrate your old MagMi files to Magento 2 with attribute mapping preset.
  • Shopify import mapping preset - map product, category and other attributes in few clicks when importing from Shopify to your Magento 2 store.
  • Supports all default Magento import entities - products, customers and advanced pricing can now be scheduled to run automatically.

New import sources

Supported file types

  • CSV
  • XML
  • Json
  • XLSX
  • ODS
  • ZIP & TAR
  • XML and CSV file format support - you don’t have to convert tables your suppliers provide.
  • Import any XML file to Magento 2 with XSLT support - now you can transform XML files into the format appropriate for import procedure with the help of XSLT instructions.
  • Import Json files - you can import Json to Magento 2, a first step to the Rest API support of your software.
  • Import Excel and OpenOffice formats to Magento 2 - the extension supports XSL, XSLX and ODS tables. You can use your Excel and OpenOffice tables to import different entities to Magento 2.
  • ZIP & TAR archives support - with import source files.

How it works

Extension is running live on production by hundreds Magento 2 merchants on Community, Enterprise, and Cloud editions.

Improved Import and export speed reference

Server specs:

Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1275 v5 @ 3.60GHz, 4-core CPU. 64 Gb RAM. Crucial MX550 SSD x 2.

MariaDB 10.1.26 (MySQL 5.7). PHP 7.2.6.

Behavior Entity Entity count File size Minutes RAM usage Ent/Min
Import Products 500,000 635 Mb 200 3.6 Gb 2500
Import Customers + one address 500,000 164 Mb 45 2.5.Gb 11111
Import Customers + one address 1,000,000 330 Mb 117 6.18 Gb 8547
Export Customers 1,000,000 240 Mb 6 3.72 Gb 166667
Export Products 500,000 710 Mb 159 500 Mb 3145
Export Addresses 1,000,000 244 Mb 13 5 Gb 107692

Add-ons of Improved Import and Export extension

  • MSI Add-on new - allows to import and export entities added to Magento 2.3 with official Multi-Source Inventory extension: warehouses and product quantity per warehouse.
  • B2B Add-on new - allows to import and export entities added to Magento Commerce (Cloud) with official B2B extension: companies, shared catalogs, requisition lists, quotes, and negotiable quotes.
  • WooCommerce Migration Add-on new - allows to migrate from WordPress to Magento 2 with little to no programming knowledge. Add-on allows to import WooCommerce products, customers, addresses, and orders to Magento 2.
  • MS Dynamics Integration Add-on new - allows to integrate MS Dynamics Business Central ERP/CRM with Magento 2, synchronize products, orders, customers, shipping, and invoices.
  • NetSuite Integration Add-on new - allows to connect Oracle NetSuite ERP system with Magento 2, synchronize products, orders, customers and other vital data for effective management.
  • Banggood Dropshipping Add-on new - allows to start dropshipping business with Magento 2, by connecting your store with Banggood catalog. Synchronize product catalog, export orders, import shipping details, sell products without warehouse.

Magento 2 b2b import and export

Additional Magento 2 import entities

  • Import Magento 2 companies new - create companies using import, update company credit balance, assign the administrator account and customer group. Every attribute of the company entity is available.
  • Import Magento 2 shared catalogs new - create shared catalogs using import and assign products directly to the shared catalogs, assign pricing using Advanced Pricing import, assign companies to the catalogs.
  • Import Magento 2 quotes and negotiable quotes new - import abandoned carts of the customers and use pre-created carts for promotional purposes. Import negotiable quotes for the companies, use different discount models to approve the quotes.
  • Import Magento 2 requisition lists new - let your b2b customers send you the requisition lists and import them directly to the company administrator accounts.

Import and Export features

General Process
User-friendly interface - with extended debug with logs and history of running import/export jobs. Detailed logging by SKU, time of import, etc. Generate URL if duplicate - allows to avoid ‘URL key for specified store already exists’ error.
No programming skills required - everything can be managed via Magento 2 admin panel via the familiar interface. Import all files from the folder coming soon - you can now import all files from the specified folder, making bulk import available for Magento 2.
Asynchronous import and export - import tables with thousands of products through Magento 2 admin panel in a couple of minutes. Add date and time to export files/Dynamic export file name - date and time of the export jobs execution can be added to the exported files automatically.
Composer - easy installation and upgrade by composer. Import default product variations - the extension is compatible with Improved Configurable Product Magento 2 extension, that allows specifying default configurable product variations and more. These default variations can now be imported with configurable products.
Improved speed and stability - of default Magento 2 import & export. Configurable Products created on the fly - specify SKU of the configurable product, simples should belong to, and it will be created automatically.
Customization endpoints - FireBear Studio offers dedicated customization module. Now you can create plugins of Improved Import and Export extension functions. Creation of new products attributes and values on the fly during import process – if attribute or value doesn’t exist on Magento 2 database it will be created during the products import process.
100% Open Source - the code of the extension, created by Certified Magento Developers, is open to Magento 2 best practices. Clear attribute values - allows you to clear optional attribute values for products. E.g. such attributes as ‘color’ and ‘size’ will lose their values.
Consecutive export - export jobs can remember already exported entities and on the consecutive run export only new data.

We know you are missing Magmi for Magento 2 - that’s why we aim to implement core Magmi features in our extension - fast import, CLI for cron jobs import, flexible CSV format support with mapping, on the fly attributes and values creation, support for all product types, and many more!

Compatibility with other Magento 2 extensions

We are working hard to make sure you are using Improved Import and Export extension without any issues. That's why we are identifying the most popular extensions the store owners use for their catalogs and make sure our extension is working with them properly.

At the moment, Improved Import is fully compatible with the following extensions that have caused issues:

Magento 2 import and export use cases

  • Build a complete drop shipping solution for Magento 2 - import products from any supplier, use any format, modify prices, add extra fees, export orders and shipping
  • Manage Magento 2 catalog directly from Google Sheet – edit product and customer tables together with your colleagues, and use thousands of available Google Sheet plugins for data modifications
  • Import broken or incomplete product data - add missing content from various sources or hardcoded values with the attribute mapping
  • Perform complex XML data modifications and adjustments with XSLT - useful while working with complex XML structured produced by various catalogs and enterprise middleware software
  • Synchronize multiple Magento 2 instances including all available data

Why choose Improved Import

over the native import

  • It works. We have studied and addresses all common import issues.
  • Faster huge files. The data is split into bunches using less resources.
  • All Magento 2 entities. Orders, categories, B2B, MSI, we cover it all.
  • Google sheets and more. Import from Dropbox, FTP, SFTP, and Google Sheets.
  • Constantly improving. Several updates with 20+ changelog items every year.
  • Attribute mapping. Make your custom attribute naming compatible with Magento 2.
  • Filters. Export only relevant data using flexible filter conditions.
  • Works from backend and CLI. User-friendly admin interface, and dedicated CLI commands.
  • Explicit documentation. We have covered all you need to know about Import.

over the competitors

  • One-time purchase. No SAAS, no recurring payments, no IPAAS. Constant updates.
  • Open code. Your team can adjust the extension to fit your business requirements.
  • Control over the data. The extension is installed on your Magento 2. No cloud.
  • Millions of use-cases. Start from migration, and use it for warehouse management.
  • Support period. In which we consult, assist, and do small customizations.
  • Every entity in single extension. All basic Magento 2 entities are included, no rip-offs.
  • Supports APIs. Connect your CRM, ERP, PIM, and other systems.
  • No conflicts. The extension won't conflic with native or third-party software.
  • Best coding practices. We are on the verge of technology, read our blog.

Improved Import & Export extension that you use daily. For catalog updates, customer sync, order management, and other tasks. We have built it to help you in your daily routine, and continue to improve it further.

Services and Magento 2 customization

Firebear Studio offers services on customizing and integrating your Magento 2 stores with third-party software. The services include:

  • Magento 1 to Magento 2 data migration
  • Shopify, Bigcommerce, Prestashop, Wocommerce to Magento 2 data migration
  • Dropshipping and multi-chanel sales setup and customization
  • Syncronization of any third-party systems like CRM, ERP, PIM etc via REST/SOAP APIs
  • Assitance with exporting Magento 2 feeds of any format
  • XSLT templates for XML files. Free assistance with composing first XSLT template
  • Extension customization services

Contact Us to leave a request and get the quote and project estimates!

For development agencies

At FireBear we are working in close cooperation with leading Magento oriented development agencies on implementing client requests and requirements. Talking from our experience, any import, export or 3rd party system integration is the most time-consuming part of every Magento 2 project.

That’s why we are constantly working on Improved Import and Export extension – the most complete Magento 2 extension for integration purposes. With the help of the extension and FireBear support team, you can minimize the integration part of the Magento 2 projects and provide your clients with effective import solution.

We offer special bulk discounts and other benefits to our partners. Contact Us for more information and partner benefits.

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Benefits of using Improved Import and Export extension for Magento 2:

  • Magento 2 store migration and drop-shipping solution - the extension offers ready-made platform for building Magento 2 projects.
  • Cut down the project development and management time by using Improved Import and Export extension as a base for your migration, catalog update and dropshipping customer needs.
  • Save costs on importing custom data formats and custom integrations with CRM and ERP systems.
  • Updates coming out regularly. FireBear Studio team always listens to our customers needs. We are constantly developing new features and integrations with third party platforms and software.
  • Explicit documentation on Magento 2 import and export flows will help you understand how native Magento 2 import works while you integrate Improved Import and Export solution. The documentation also offers step-by-step instructions for the merchants to help them get accustomed with Magento 2 import and export procedures.
  • Open code with customization endpoints and dedicated customization module to help you integrate new features to the extension. No ionCube.
  • Partnerhip discounts for development agencies and bulk license purchases. Priority support on any issues during development.

As you can see the Import extension is a comprehensive tool that can help you cut down the project development time and help leave the store owner with a full-featured backend sulution one can use without the coding knowledge.

For more infrmation on the usecases and additional features required - consult FireBear Studio support team by submitting a ticket or via chat.

Improved Import for Magento 2 upcoming features RoadMap

Since we are continuously working on Improved Import features following community and merchant needs, here are forthcoming features which we are working on now. After purchasing the extension, you will receive free upgrades during six months! This mean you can buy the extension now to use current features and get free updates with powerful new features!

  • Import and export events and job queue and restrictions - build flexible conditions for running import and export jobs after any Magento 2 update, queue jobs, automatically block jobs that depend on any system event or process. For example: order placed, new product or customer created, attribute modified.
  • Magento 2 product image processing settings and configuration - crop and scale, adjust size and files name, convert to different format, compression and performance optimization.
  • Email, WhatsApp, Telegram and other notification possibilities for jobs - send status and debug information about import and export processes.
  • Import diff system – a smart algorithm for comparing the current state of Magento 2 and data in the specified import source. Save time and resources by updating only relevant data.
  • Imports job filtering - flexible rules and conditions for updating and importing specific data from any source.
  • Simplified and improved import of bundle and grouped products – import and create on the fly complex products by the fields of the child products.
  • Full support of Magento 2 Multiple Source Inventory extension and its workflow.
  • Full support and compatibility with Magento 2 B2B and Omnichannel.
  • Currency formatting.
  • Get raw SQL query of import & export job to run and adjust directly to Mageto 2 MySQL server.
  • Dry Run (Test import) - preview and test imported data without actual import. Useful for debugging and catching issues before import.
  • Full circle Magento 2 integration and synchronization of products and orders with top drop-shipping providers (Doba, Dropship Direct, Wholesale2b, Aliexpress, Taobao, Alibaba etc. more details at Ultimate List Of Drop Shipping Platforms And Integrations).
  • Import and export events and job queue and restrictions - build flexible conditions for running import and export jobs after any Magento 2 update, queue jobs, automatically block jobs that depend on any system event or process. For example: order placed, new product or customer created, attribute modified.
  • PDF spreadsheet parsing & OpenOffice formats support.
  • CSV mapping import/export presets for Zoey, BigCommerce, WooCommerce, Prestashop and other major ecommerce systems - to make a migration to Magento 2 and sync with the platform extremely easy.
  • API connection between Magento 2 and Shopify, BigCommerce, and other cloud-based SAAS ecommerce platforms - effortlessly import and export products, customers, and other data on the fly - without creating CSV files! Setup synchronization between your Magento 2 store and other ecommerce platforms in a few clicks.
  • Improved Import auto-upgrade - built-in system to keep your Improved Import copy up to date and get new import features, bug fix and patches in Magento 2 instantly!
  • Product data auto translation during import by Google or Bing - great for import to different store views.
  • Integration with API of data crawling services, such as Crawl product data from any source and import it directly to Magento 2 - this opens nearly endless possibilities!
  • Full coverage by unit and integrations tests.
  • Combine import/export jobs to queue with dependencies and custom logic.
  • Multiple files and sources input for one import/export job - merge and split data and files on the fly, advanced data modificators, and processors (export only products with stock less than X, etc.).
  • Implement all features of MAGMI for Magento 1 - custom images processing, improved speed, advanced data modifications on the import.
  • Import products to Magento 2 from open product catalogs like IceCat etc.
  • Data feed export presets - easy export products from Magento 2 to major marketplaces and catalogs (eBay, Google Shopping, Google Product Ratings, Amazon Product Ads, Bing Product Ads, etc.).
  • API connection to external SAP, ERP, PIM, CRM, POS systems.

Roadmap & Feature requests

Vote for upcoming features and give us your feedback!

Looking for some specific import feature , modification or connection to Magento 2? - Contact us to discuss and get specific complex import solutions! 

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PaulAW (from Magento Marketplace)
Wide features range
January 6, 2020
Been using the extension to migrate the data to our Magento store. Probably the only extension out there handling b2b entities, especially companies and requisition lists, which we are heavily dependent on. The support was responsive, however it took them about the week to keep up with our file formats and data struture. Nevertheless, they did a great job, especially considering the costs of the migration we would have paid to the development agencies to migrate the data for us. The in-house developer handled the case just fine, with some minor consulting.
rogerlam1 (from Magento Marketplace)
Works as Expected!
January 6, 2020
Extension works as expected, I had few issues at the beginning some I migrated from M1 to M2, and it took some time for me get used to a NEW tool that can do both Export and import. basically it works as expected. Make sure if you are coming M1 that some balls or main system attributes now changed in M2, so this is where I was little confused and it was not working for me (M1 Attribute Yes/No: Values used 1/0; Now in M2 You need define actual Words like: Yes/No) those sort of small things, thats why I didn't had luck importing about 50,000 products ... then after contacting support team, they got back to me, and tested my files and found the error I had, and after their input it was solved. Overall, I really like the extension but the I think the timing could be improved. Before in M1 my 50,000 Products took to import about 10-15 minutes (we used tool called: FastImport), now with this tool it takes bout 45 minutes to import 50,000 products with about 20 attributes for each SKU. Hope it helps!
Thomas L (from Magento Marketplace)
Great extension and great support
January 6, 2020
I have been using Improved Import & Export for 3-4 months now for migrating 40,000 products from MG1 to MG2. Now MG2 acts as our PIM and sends data daily or hourly to the other webshop solution and our financial system. (Visma). Firebears Improved Import / Export makes it possible to use MG2 as PIM.

There are some values ​​that I need to convert before I send them to the financial system. Exporting an xml file with xlst formulas and importing the converted value to other field is one way and it works great.

There are so many options to solve all kinds of challenges. For example, Exporting all products with some attributes to csv that is automatically imported by Google Sheets. In google sheets all kind of data transformation can be done and then Improved Import & Export grabs the one tab (sheet) where the results are found. Like auto adjust price to Currency changes (and nearest ".90") or some thing else.

Along the way, I found some bugs in the extension, but the developers at Firebear have been incredibly nice and mostly quick to fix and even make extra features when needed. I can highly recommend the Improved Import & Export and the team.
MattB (from Magento Marketplace)
Amazing Support!
January 6, 2020
Using improved import export to upload 250,000 skus and then 50,000 skus per day. Vinay and his team have worked tirelessly to tune the module to work at top performance. They are so fast to answer any questions. A++!
erikdg (from Magento Marketplace)
Great extension!
January 6, 2020
The Improved Import and Export extension saves me a lot of time. I used the extension for upgrading from Magento 1 to Magento 2. It is a really advanced extension with many options. I was very surprised how smart this extension is.

There is a very comprehensive manual that allows you to handle this extension yourself with limited knowledge. I had some small questions where the tech guys almost directly helped me with.

I can recommend this extension to anyone. Especially if you want to save a lot of time when importing or reordering your Magento 2 data.

A big compliment to the developers!
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