Friday, March 18, 2011

QuickBooks 2013 System Requirements

QuickBooks for Mac 2013

System Hardware and Software Requirements

Minimum system requirements
Mac with Intel Core 2 Duo or higher processor to run the server. Mac with Intel processor and QuickBooks installed to connect as a client
Note: Current Macs running on a PPC platform are only supported with 2009 and earlier QuickBooks for Mac products.
  • Mac OS X v10.7 or later
  • 2 GB RAM (4 GB RAM recommended)
  • CD-ROM drive for installation
  • 160 MB of available disk space
  • Printer: 100% Macintosh-compatible printer, if you plan to print invoices, checks, deposit slips, lists, purchase orders, mailing labels, reports, or graphs
  • Checks: Use Intuit Checks if you plan to print checks. Canadian Image Ready Cheques are not supported.
Integration/compatibility requirements
  • Export report data requires Microsoft Excel 2008 or 2011 for Mac or Apple Numbers ‘09
  • Email requires Apple Mail; Microsoft Entourage 2008 or Outlook 2011 for Mac
  • Back up to MobileMe requires paid MobileMe account available separately from Apple, Inc.
  • iCal and Address Book are included in Mac OS X from Apple, Inc.
  • Accepting credit and debit cards directly into QuickBooks 2013 for Mac requires Intuit Merchant Service for QuickBooks for Mac (sold separately); subject to application approval and debit card transactions are processed as Signature Debit, which does not require entering a PIN code. See http://payments.intuit.com/legal.jsp for details.
  • Processing payroll, integrated with QuickBooks for Mac, requires paid subscription (sold separately), EIN and Internet access. QuickBooks 2013 for Mac works with Intuit QuickBooks Payroll for Mac.
  • QuickBooks Payroll for Mac requires Internet connection and Adobe Reader to print checks and forms. Additional fees apply.
  • System requirements for Intuit QuickBooks Payroll for Mac and Aatrix
    Top Pay may differ from those of QuickBooks.
Download requirements
You must have all 3 of the following to download QuickBooks:
  • A high-speed Internet connection (DSL, cable modem, or higher)
  • Safari 2.0 or higher
  • 2.5 GB free disk space
    After installing QuickBooks, you can delete the installations program from your computer to free up disk space. The QuickBooks Pro and Premier installers give you the option to auto delete those files. Choose that option to free up disk space immediately.

    Important: Customers with dial-up connections cannot download QuickBooks, due to the large file size.
QuickBooks for Windows Pro / Premier 2013 and Enterprise Solutions 13.0
System requirements for QuickBooks 2013 include the following:

Operating systems supported
  • Windows 8, all editions including 64-bit, natively installed (QB R4 and later required)
  • Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP: QuickBooks Pro / Premier minimum requirements
  • Windows 7, Vista, and XP: QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions minimum requirements
  • RAM requirements for Microsoft Terminal Services
  • Software compatibility
  • Firewall and antivirus software compatibility

    Operating systems supported
    To run QuickBooks 2013 or QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 13.0:
  • Windows 8, all editions including 64-bit, natively installed (QB R4 and later required)
  • Windows 7, all editions including 64 bit
  • Windows Vista (SP2 or later), all editions including 64 bit
  • Windows XP (SP2 or later), all editions including 64 bit
  • Windows Server 2008, Small Business Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003, including 64 bit

    For Database Servers:
  • Windows: natively installed and Windows 8, Windows 7 (SP1), XP (SP2 or later), Vista (w/ UAC on), 7 (w/ UAC on), Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Small Business Server 2008.
    Note: Windows Home Server Edition is not supported.
  • Linux: The following versions are supported when using an Enterprise Solutions Database server only installation.
    Linux: OpenSUSE 11.2, Fedora 12, Red Hat Enterprise 5.4.
Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP: QuickBooks Pro / Premier minimum requirements (Client and Server)
  • At least 2.0GHz processor; 2.4GHz recommended.
  • At least 1 GB RAM for single user, 2 GB RAM recommended for multiple users.
  • 2.5 GB of disk space (additional space required for data files).
  • 4x CD-ROM drive required for CD installs.
  • Display optimized for 1024 x 768 screen resolution or higher. 16-bit color or higher
  • U.S. version of Windows only.
  • Regional Settings are supported when set to English (United States) with keyboard setting to US only.
  • Disk space requirements for additional software: 250MB for Microsoft .NET 3.5 Runtime, provided on the QuickBooks CD.
Windows 7, Vista, and XP: QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 13.0 minimum requirements (Client and Server)
  • At least 2.0 GHz processor, 2.4 GHz recommended - Client.
  • At least 2.0 GHz processor (1.2 GHz for Linux), 2.4 GHz recommended (2.0 GHz for Linux) - Server.
  • At least 1 GB RAM for single user, 2 GB RAM recommended for multiple users - Client
  • At least 1 GB RAM, 2 GB RAM recommended - Server
  • 2.5 GB of disk space (additional space required for data files) - Client and Server
  • 4x CD-ROM drive required for CD installs.
  • Minimum 1024 x 768 screen resolution or higher. 16-bit color or higher
  • U.S. version of Windows only.
  • Regional Settings are supported when set to English (United States) with keyboard setting to US only.
  • Disk space requirements for additional software: 250MB for Microsoft .NET 3.5 Runtime, provided on the QuickBooks CD.
  • Minimum network requirements:
    - 100 Mbps network card.
    - 100 Mbps switch or router.
    - 40 Mbps network bandwidth.
RAM requirements for Microsoft Terminal Services
  • 5 users: 2-3 GB
  • 10 users: 3-4 GB
  • 15 users: 4-6 GB
  • 20 users: 6-8 GB
Software compatibility
QuickBooks is capable of integrating with hundreds of third-party applications. In addition to the following standard integrations provided with QuickBooks (additional RAM will enhance the use of these features), see QuickBooks Solutions Marketplace for the most up-to-date list:
  • Microsoft Office
    - Preparing letters requires Microsoft Word 2010, 2007, 2003 or 2002. Word 2010 is only supported on QuickBooks Pro and QuickBooks Premier non-Accountant editions (Contractor's, Non-Profit, Mfg. and Wholesale, etc.)
    - Exporting reports requires Microsoft Excel 2010, 2007, 2003 or 2002. Excel 2010 is only supported on QuickBooks Pro and QuickBooks Premier non-Accountant editions (Contractor's, Non-Profit, Mfg. and Wholesale, etc.)
    - Contact Synchronization with Microsoft Outlook requires Outlook 2010, 2007, 2003 or 2002.
    - Synchronization with Outlook requires QuickBooks Contact Sync for Outlook (the download is available at no charge). Contact Sync does not work with the Microsoft Business Contact Manager Outlook plug-in. If a sync is performed, duplicate records could result
    Note: Microsoft Office 2010 is currently not supported for QuickBooks Premier 2013 Accountant Edition and all QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 13.0 editions.
  • QuickBooks Point of Sale v7.0 and later.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader: Business Planner functionality and viewing forms requires Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 and later
  • Payroll and other online features and services: Requires Internet access with at least a 56Kbps connection speed (DSL or cable modem recommended).
Firewall and antivirus software compatibility
QuickBooks 2013 has been tested with the following firewall and antivirus products. In some cases, it may be necessary to adjust settings in these products to ensure the best possible performance with QuickBooks.
  • Windows 7 Firewall (all editions)
  • Windows Vista Firewall (all editions)
  • Windows XP Firewall (all editions)
  • Symantec Norton AntiVirus, Internet Security, Norton 360
  • McAfee VirusScan Plus, Internet Security, Total Protection
  • Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security
  • ZoneAlarm

No comments:

Post a Comment