What are the QuickBooks System Requirements?
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What are the QuickBooks System Requirements?

QuickBooks System Requirements are very basic knowledge to know which version of QuickBooks, you can use and your system’s hardware and software runs smoothly and fastly, Operating system meet all Requirements of QuickBooks software, The requirements for the QuickBooks software which needs a browser on your device & Internet connection, QuickBooks not suitable for mobile phones, If you are using the Window desktop computer you need an amount of RAM for starting your windows and run your browser.

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On your computer not provide efficient RAM, so the QuickBooks software cannot work properly and you Won’t be happy with the behavior of your computer, system QuickBooks requirements  can be fulfilled with your computer system hardware and software

 System Requirements for QuickBooks(All Edition and version):

System Requirements for QuickBooks 2019

It is the version of QuickBooks pro/premier and Enterprise 19.0 requirements are following that:

  • Window10 Including the 64 bit is suitable for QuickBooks 2019.
  • In window 8.1 also fulfill all requirements for QuickBooks as per as 64 bit, you surely installed.
  • Microsoft window 7 SP1 surely this Edition version, you can install.
  • Windows Server 2016, it is also the new version of 2019.
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 also the new version of 2012.
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 all Edition.
  • Windows Server 2008 R2, Sp1.

Database Server

  • All the version & Edition of windows like window server 2016, window server 2012, R2, window server 2011, window 8.1 and window 7 SP1, also the Window 2008,window10 easily installed for QuickBooks
  • Browse all the requirements of Internet Explorer 2011(32 bit).
  • Linux:-Only you can install the Linux version OpenSuse 42.3, Fedora2.7, Red hat 7, when you can QuickBooks use easily.

Requirements of hardware and Operating systems:

You can need the following QuickBooks System Requirements:

  • Minimum 2.4 processor can be Requires for staring your QuickBooks software.
  • Recommended the minimum RAM of the system is 4GB and 8GB.
  • Classified the No. of users with systems RAM:

8 GB RAM for 1-5 users can access.

10 GB RAM for 10 users access

16GB RAM for 15 users

20GB and More GB users used by 20 Users.

Disk Space-

  • The disk space you will need is 5GB and 2.5GB disk space.
  • The additional software is given in your QuickBooks CD for Microsoft.net 4.6 runtime.
  • The minimum requirement Ram is 0GB.
  • The disk space required for the size of the biggest file for backup.
  • In QuickBooks service offering the input data can be protected.


  • Using QuickBooks software for the US version.
  • The QuickBooks software for the Canadian version.
  • Through the browser, you can set with the keyboard  English for the US and Canadian.
  • For creating a hosting for multi-users access, an administrator can be required for the server computer.

Optical Drive used for QuickBooks:

  • CD installer can be Required the 4X DVD-ROM

 The Screen Resolution:

  • Default the DPI Settings.
  • The monitor screen resolution is 1280*1024 because it can be allowed to manage and easily handle work properly.

Software Compatibility:

The QuickBooks software is Required the hundred of the third-party application, to start your QuickBooks software you increase, its RAM because using all characteristics of QuickBooks.

  • Microsoft office 2013 and office 2010, office 2016 all of in 32 bit and 64 bit worked.
  • Using TurboTax 2015 and 2015.
  • QuickBooks for Mac 2016 only used in the US.
  • Mostly the QuickBooks point of sales like V12.0, V11.0, and V10.0 use only in the US.
  • Internet Explorer version11.
  • You can use Pro-Series Tac years 2015 and 2016.

Requirements of Firewall and Antivirus Compatibility:

You can check all the antivirus and firewall here if you can install the QuickBooks Pro/Premier and QuickBook Enterprise. For installing the QuickBooks Software the best antivirus and firewalls following are:

  • Window server Firewall.
  • Windows 8.1 firewall better for QuickBooks Run.
  •  Avast is suitable for your Windows.
  • McAfee
  • Bitdefender

The QuickBooks System Requirements Point of Sale: 

  • For the single workstation, it can consist of the 4GB RAM and for the multi-user, you can use 8GB RAM.
  • It can consist of the 1GB Disk space.
  • The QuickBooks systems require the multi-users and multi-core processor implementation.
  • QuickBooks point of sale support will be higher.

System Requirements for QuickBooks 2018 and Enterprise Solution 2018

The System Requirements for Quickbooks Pro 2018, all the required needs to run the QuickBooks software here we are described following are:

Support with Operating System:

  • Window10 all edition and version can easily install the QuickBooks Software.
  • Also the window 8 all edition is suitable for QuickBooks.
  • Supported window server 2016.
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 is supported for QuickBooks.
  • Microsoft Window server 2011 R2 also suitable for QuickBooks Software

Database Servers:

  • The window can require the Windows Server 2012R2, Windows Server 2008 R2, SP1, Microsoft window2011 R2 surely installed for QuickBooks Software.
  • When you can install the QuickBooks enterprise so the Linux version you can install the Opens-use 42.2, Fedora25 and red hat7Update3.

Browser Requirements:

Internet Explorer 11, you can install and browse with QuickBooks software, it is suitable for the system need for QuickBooks Software.

Hardware and Operating System Requirements:

 When you can use the QuickBooks software so you need the 2.4GHz Processor minimum.


Minimum 4GB RAM can operate in Your systems and the Recommended RAM is 8GB.

Classify the RAM with No. Of Users:

  • If 8GB RAM in your system so you required 1to5 users.
  • 12GB RAM in your system then, you required 10 users.
  • 16GB RAM in your system, you required 15 users.
  • 20GB and above RAM in your system, you required 20 users.

Disk Space:

  • For Additional file data require the 5GB of Disk space.
  • The additional software used for 60 MB Microsoft .net 4.6 provide to you in QuickBooks CD.
  • Minimum 4GB RAM is required.


  • US version is required to installing the QuickBooks in the US, and the Canadian version also available to install the QuickBooks for Canadians.
  • Through your keyboard setting, you can set the English for US and Canadians only in the regional settings.
  • To hosing, the multiuser, Administrator is Required for the server computer.

Optical Drive:

When you install the QuickBooks from the intuit website so 4C DVD-ROM can be required to Acess QuickBooks CD installation.

Screen Resolution:

  • The display optimized 1280*1024 for Clearly see your work and easily you can operate your work.
  • Change the default setting of the DPI setting.

Software compatibility:

  • Payroll and another feature can be required internet access, at least 56kb connection speeds require.
  • Using Adobe Acrobat reader for planning your business, Payroll and business forms require the Adobe Acrobat 9.0.
  • Gmail, Yahoo mail, Hot mail, Webmail for the email clients, all the mail requires access to any information.

System requirements for QuickBooks for MAC:

QuickBooks for MAC 2019(For use  US only):

The System QuickBooks requirements for the MAC use QuickBooks Software you need to run Faster your QuickBooks software, so you can read all the System requirements for Mac given below:

Minimum Systems Requirements For MAC:

  • macOS 10.12(sierra): it is used for the minimum requirement for MAC, and also used the mac10.13 and mac10.14.
  • Core 2 Duo Intel processor is used.
  • To access the QuickBooks for Multi-users, you can run the server intel core2 duo.
  • 2GB RAM for Minimum and we recommend the 4 GB RAM.
  • The registration of the Product will be Required.
  • 250 MB disk space is available for large data file backup.
  • Check the intuit checks.

Integration Or Compatibility Requirements:

  • Export the report data you require a Microsoft excel 2016, MAC office 365.
  • For the Email, You require Outlook 2016, office 365, and almost all mails are supported in the MAC.
  •  Installs the QuickBooks we require to accepting credit and debit cards.
  • MAC supports the one-way conversion for window2016 to 2018.
  • Support the round-tripping in the MAC for distributing the data.

System Requirements for QuickBooks For MAC Old Version:

  • QuickBooks MAC 2016 or macOS 10.10.2 and macOS10.10.11.
  • Mac RAM is also the same as MAC 2019 2GB RAM and we recommended the 4GB RAM.
  • The MAC processor you can install the intel core2 or another higher process can be required.
  • 250MB used for Disk Space also available in QuickBooks CD.


QuickBooks System Requirements is the most asking question most of the people confuse to what are the basic requirements to run the QuickBooks software. Let me know you QuickBooks software doesn’t need any specific requirement. You can run QB in 2GB RAM and 2GHZ processor and 1 GB hard disk is sufficient to run QB software.

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