System Requirements For QuickBooks 2020 And Enterprise Solutions 20.0

Published on 26 September 2020 at 16:12

QuickBooks Desktop 2020 System Requirements

System requirements for QuickBooks 2020 are:

QuickBooks Pro/Premier 2020 and QuickBooks Enterprise 20.0
Operating Systems
Windows 10, all editions including 64-bit, natively installed
Windows 8.1 (Update 1), all editions including 64-bit, natively installed
Windows 7 SP1, all editions including 64-bit, natively installed (only ed until January 2020)
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Note: QuickBooks expects you to utilize Windows locally and not through an emulator or virtual condition.

Database Servers
Windows (natively installed) Windows Server 2016 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2011Note: Windows small company Server 2011 is certainly not suitable for QuickBooks Desktop. Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Windows 10 Windows 8.1 (update 1) Windows 7 SP1 (Enterprise and Professional editions only) Linux (when using QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions Database Server-only installation) OpenSuse 42.3 Fedora 27 Red Hat Enterprise 7 (RHEL 7.4)

Browser Requirements
Web browser 11 (32-bit)

Hardware and Operating system requirements (client and server)
Processor 2.4 GHz minimum RAM 4GB minimum, 8GB Recommended Server RAM Requirements 1-5 Users: 8 GB RAM 10 Users: 12 GB RAM 15 Users: 16 GB RAM 20 Users: 20+ GB RAM Disk space 2.5GB of disk space (additional required for data files) Additional software: 60MB for Microsoft .NET 4.6 Runtime, provided from the QuickBooks CD Additional requirements for Intuit Data Protect in QuickBooks Connected Services offerings (applies to the US only). Require minimum 4.0GB RAM. Twice how big the largest file set to back up + 100MB or twice the size to displace. The area is just required through the work folder LocalApplicationData+”Intuit\Intuit Data Protect”. Note: For the best performance, store your QuickBooks data file on a solid-state drive. Windows US version of Windows. Regional settings are ed when set to English. Administrator rights necessary for the server computer when hosting Multi-User access. Natively installed – means it had been installed on a particular system or environment that it was made for. This also means it doesn’t want to run in a virtual environment or emulation software. Optical Drive 4X DVD-ROM drive required for CD installations (unless QuickBooks is downloaded from Intuit server). Screen Resolution Display optimized for 1280 x 1024 screen resolution or maybe more with up to 2 extended monitors. Best optimized for Default DPI setting for a given computer.
Note: Internet access is required.

Programming similarity
You are able to incorporate QuickBooks with several different applications. Listed here is a rundown of the most well-known applications you can utilize. To find more, go to the Intuit App Store.

Note: Additional RAM can enhance the utilization of these highlights.

Microsoft Office:
Office 2016 (including Outlook 2016) both on 32 and 64-bit.
Office 2010 SP2, Office 2013 and 365 (including Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013) both on 32 and 64 bit.

Note: Office 365 is just ed if it is locally installed, not the web version.
Email Estimates, Invoices and other forms with Microsoft Outlook 2010-2016, Microsoft Outlook with Office 365, Gmail, Yahoo! Mail and, other SMTP-ing e-mail clients.

Preparing letters requires Microsoft Word 2016, 2013, or 2010 or Office 365 (includes 64-bit).
Exporting reports requires Microsoft Excel 2016, 2013, or 2010 SP2 or Office 365 (includes 64-bit).
Contact Synchronization with Microsoft Outlook requires Outlook 2010 (32-bit).
Synchronization with Outlook requires QuickBooks Contact Sync for Outlook(the download can be obtained at no cost). Note: Contact Sync does not work utilizing the Microsoft Business Contact Manager Outlook plug-in. Syncing could cause duplicate records.
QuickBooks Point of Sale V18.0 and V12.0
TurboTax 2019, 2018 (Personal and Business)
Lacerte 2019, 2018
Pro-Series tax years 2018-2020 (for all of us only)
Quicken 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016
QuickBooks for Mac 2020, 2019, 2016
Adobe Acrobat Reader: Business Planner, Payroll and viewing forms require Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 or later.
Payroll as well as other online features and services require Internet access with at the very least a 56 Kbps connection speed (1 Mbps recommended). DSL or cable modem is recommended.
Gmail, Yahoo Email, Windows Mail, Hotmail and AOL (in other words Mozilla Thunderbird Email Client*). Note:*Supports plain text version in Mozilla.
Web Browser 11
Firewall and antivirus software compatibility
We tested QuickBooks Pro 2020, Premier 2020, and Enterprise 20.0 utilizing the following firewall and antivirus programs.

Note: in many cases, you may want to adjust some settings in these programs to get the most effective QuickBooks performance.

  • Windows Server Firewall (all editions)
    Windows 8.1 Firewall (all editions)
    Windows 7 Firewall (all editions)
    Microsoft Security Essentials
    Note: QuickBooks will be able to work with systems running RAID (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks) but this isn't recommended as it could cause QuickBooks to operate slowly.

QuickBooks for Mac 2020 System Requirements
Minimum system requirements
At least macOS 10.14 (Mohave); ed by macOS 10.14 (Mojave).
Intel processor, Core 2 Duo or more.
Multiuser Server: Intel Core 2 Duo or maybe more processor to perform a server.
2 GB RAM (4 GB RAM recommended).
250 MB of available disk space.
CD/DVD drive or web connection for downloaded installation.
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 intend to print checks. Canadian Image Ready Checks are not ed.
Product registration required.
Software compatibility
Exporting report data: This requires Apple Numbers v3.5, Microsoft Excel 2016 or later, including Mac Office 365.
Emailing: this involves Apple Mail, Microsoft Outlook 2016 or later, including Mac Office 365.
Payment: This requires Intuit Merchant Service in the event that you accept credit and debit cards. Merchant Service for QuickBooks for Mac is sold separately and subject for application approval. Debit card transactions are processed as Signature Debit, which will not require entering a PIN code.
Payroll: Here are the Payroll services which will work with your QuickBooks for Mac:
Intuit QuickBooks Payroll for Mac
Intuit Full Service Payroll
Top Pay from Aatrix

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Note: Payroll for Mac requires your EIN and a net connection to get results. Printing checks and forms require also Adobe Reader. Additional fees may apply.

  • Mac apps: You can sync QuickBooks Desktop for Mac with Apple’s Calendar, Messages, and Contacts.
    File conversion: QuickBooks for Mac 2020 s:
    One-way conversion to QuickBooks Online
    One-way conversion from QuickBooks Desktop for Windows 2016 to 2019
    Two-way conversion from and to QuickBooks Desktop 2020.
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