QuickBooks Desktop Microsoft Windows 11 Compatibility

In year 2021, Microsoft announced about their Windows 11 operating system which is reviled on 5th of October. Windows 11 […]

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In year 2021, Microsoft announced about their Windows 11 operating system which is reviled on 5th of October. Windows 11 is hundred Percent Compatible with QuickBooks Desktop 2022 and its versions that are QuickBooks Pro Plus, Premier Plus, Pro and Enterprise. It is also approved by R3 that it is software which is 100% compatible with Windows 11 64-bit.

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There can be many different types of problems with your QuickBooks software due to which you have to decide to utilize Windows 11 for the older versions of QuickBooks.

Supported Operating Systems with QuickBooks Desktop

Following are the operating systems which are currently supported for the QuickBooks Desktop:

  • QuickBooks Desktop 2022 R3 or later constitutionally installed 64-bit in Windows 11.
  • Editions of windows 10 which is constitutionally installed across all the editions of 64-bit for QuickBooks Desktop 2022 or later.
  • QuickBooks 2022 and earlier is natively installed on Windows 8.1 which is 64-bit for QuickBooks Desktop 2022.
  • The 2019 version of Windows Server, Standard and Essentials.
  • The 2016 editions of Windows Server, Standard and Essentials.
  • Essentials, Standard and Windows Server 2012 R3.
  • Windows Server 2012 editions are Standard and essential.

System Requirements for QuickBooks Desktop 2023

QuickBooks Pro or Premier 2023 and Enterprise 23.0

Following are the requirements of the QuickBooks Pro or Premier and Enterprise 23.0:

Compatibility of Software:

Some common apps which can be integrated by hundred of apps, so following are the list of some common apps:

  • The Microsoft office
    • Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Office 2021, Office 2019 and Office 2016 including Outlook 2016.
    • Outlook 2013 is included in Office 2013 and 365 on both 32- and 64-bit architectures. It should be noted that the web version of Microsoft 365 is not supported; only locally installed versions are.
    • Send estimates, invoices, and other documents by email using Microsoft Outlook 2016–2021, Microsoft Outlook with Microsoft 365, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Outlook.com, and other email clients that support SMTP.
    • You’ll need Microsoft Word 2021, 2019, 2016, 2013, or Microsoft 365 to create letters includes 64-bit.
    • You must have Microsoft Excel 2021, 2019, 2016, 2013, or Microsoft 365 to export reports includes 64-bit.
    • Outlook 2021, 2019 (32 and 64-bit), 2016, or 2013 are required for contact synchronization with Microsoft Outlook.
  • V19.0 of QuickBooks Point of Sale and TurboTax 2022 for Personal and Business.
  • 2022 tax year for the Lacerate 2022 Pro-Series
  • Quicken 2023, 2022, and 2021 QuickBooks Desktop for Mac 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, and 2016
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader: The Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 or later is required for Business Planner, Payroll, and reading forms.
  • Internet connections with a minimum connection speed with 56 Kbps that is required for payroll and other online features and services.
  • Google Chrome 11

Compatibility of Software with Antivirus.

  • McAfee, Avast
  • Bitdefender, Norton
  • Kaspersky, Trend Micro Security
  • Webroot, Cylance (Internet/Regression Only)
  • ESET, Panda Dome
  • Sophos, Avira
  • Symantec, F-Secure

Compatibility of Software with Antimalware

  • Bitdefender, AVG, Malwarebytes
  • Spybot, Emsisoft, McAfee
  • Avast, Webroot, ZoneAlarm
  • Kaspersky
  • F-Secure

Operating Systems

  • Windows 10, all 64-bit variants, with native installation of Windows 11, 64-bit
  • Essentials, Standard, and Windows Server 2022
  • The Standard and essential editions of Windows Server 2019
  • The Standard and Essentials editions of Windows Server 2016
  • The Standard and Essentials editions of Windows Server 2012 R3
  • Essentials, Standard, and Windows Server 2012

Requirement of the Hardware and Operating System

  • Processor 2.4 GHz minimum
  • RAM for server
    • 1-5 Users: 8 GB
    • 10 Users: 12 GB
    • 15 Users: 16 GB
    • 20+ users: 20+ GB
  • RAM for workstation
    • 8 GB minimum, 16 GB recommended
  • Space in Disk
    • 2.5 GB of hard drive space that is additional required for data files. The 60MB of additional software are included with the installation files for Microsoft .NET 4.8 Runtime.
    • Additional specifications for QuickBooks Connected Services using Intuit Data Protect include:
    • Needs at least 4.0GB of RAM
    • Double the size of the largest file which is scheduled for backup, plus 100MB, or double the size for restoration. Only the workspace folder Local Application Data+”Intuit Data Protect” is needed.
  • Resolution of Screen
    • Display optimized for up to two extended monitors at 1280 x 1024 resolutions or higher.
    • Best optimized for the computer’s default DPI level.
  • Windows
    • Windows’ North American edition.
    • When English is selected, regional settings are supported.
    • When hosting many users, the server machine needs administrator rights.
    • Natively installed, requiring neither a virtual environment nor emulator software to function.
  • Optical Drive
    • Physical CD installations require a 4X DVD-ROM drive.

Requirement of the Browser

Server of Database

  • Essentials, Standard, and Windows Server 2022
  • Standard & essential versions of Windows Server 2019
  • Standard & Essentials versions of Windows Server 2016
  • Standard & Essentials versions of Windows Server 2012 R3
  • Essentials, Standard, and Windows Server 2012

Requirement of QuickBooks MAC Plus 2023

Following are the requirements of the MAC Plus 2023:

Requirement of the System

  • An operating system of at least Mac OS X v12.0 is Monterey.
  • IOS 12.0 or later for I-Phone related features.
  • Supports either Intel or Apple CPU hardware.
  • Internet connection required.

Requirement of the Compatibility

  • Export report data using Apple Numbers version 11.0 or later, Microsoft Excel version 2016 or later, or Microsoft 365. Export email attachments as PDF using Apple Mail or Microsoft Outlook version 2016 or later, or Microsoft 365.
  • The QuickBooks Mac 2023 supports the following conversions of file:
    • QuickBooks Online conversion in one direction
    • Conversion from QuickBooks Desktop for Windows 2021 and 2022 in one direction.
    • QuickBooks for Windows 2023 conversion to and from. or Integration

Requirement of the System QuickBooks Desktop 2022

Compatibility of Software

  • Microsoft Office
    • Desk 2019.
    • Office 2016 of both 32- and 64-bit editions. (Including Outlook 2016).
    • Both 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Office 2013 and 365, containing Outlook 2013.
    • Keep in mind that the web version of Microsoft 365 is not supported; only locally installed versions are.
    • With Microsoft Outlook 2016–2019, Microsoft Outlook with Microsoft 365, Outlook.com, and other email programs that support SMTP, you can send estimates, invoices, and other forms.
    • Microsoft Word 2019, 2016, 2013, or Microsoft 365 is required for letter preparation. It includes 64-bit.
    • Microsoft Excel 2019, 2016, 2013, or Microsoft 365 is required for exporting reports. It includes 64-bit.
    • The synchronization of contacts requires Microsoft Outlook 2019 (32-bit), 2016, or 2013.
  • Point-of-Sale QuickBooks V19.0, and V18.0.
  • IRS TurboTax 2021 (Personal and Business).
  • In 2021, Lacerte.
  • Tax year 2021 for Pro-Series.
  • 2017 through 2021. 2020 through 2019 through 2018.
  • 2019; 2021; 2022; and 2021; QuickBooks Desktop for Mac.
  • Reader for Adobe Acrobat: Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 or later is needed to use the Business Planner, Payroll, and viewing forms.
  • An internet connection with a minimum speed of 56 Kbps is required for payroll and other online features and services.
  • Among the email clients that support the plain text version are Mozilla Thunderbird, Yahoo Email, Windows Mail, Gmail, Hotmail, and AOL.
  • Internet browser 11.

Database Server

  • Linux
    • Fedora 31, 32, Red Hat Enterprise 8, Open Suse Leap 15.1, 15.2, and (RHEL 8)
  • Window
    • Standard & essential packs of Windows Server 2019
    • Standard & Essentials packs of Windows Server 2016
    • Standard & Essentials packs of Windows Server 2012 R3
    • Essentials, Standard, and Windows Server 2012
    • Windows 8.1 and Windows 10

Operating System

  • Native 64-bit Windows 11 installation (QuickBooks Desktop 2022 R3 or later)
  • Native installations of all 64-bit variants of Windows 10
  • Native installation of Windows 8.1, all 64-bit editions
  • Windows Server, Standard, and Essentials versions 2019
  • Windows Server, Standard, and Essentials 2016 versions
  • Essentials, Standard, and Windows Server 2012 R3
  • Windows Server 2012 standard & essential editions

Requirement of the Browser

Internet access and Internet Explorer 11 are required for QuickBooks Desktop 2022. It must be 32-bit.

Compatibility of Antivirus

  • McAfee, Avast, Bitdefender
  • Norton
  • Trend Micro Security, Kaspersky
  • Webroot ESET
  • Sophos, Panda Dome, Avira, Symantec, and F-Secure

Antimalware Software

  • Bitdefender, AVG, Malwarebytes, Spybot, Emsisoft, McAfee, Avast, Webroot, ZoneAlarm, Kaspersky, and F-Secure

Requirement of the System for QuickBooks Desktop 2021

Operating System

  • Windows 8.1, all 64-bit editions, natively installed Windows 10, all editions, 64-bit editions, natively installed
  • Windows Server 2019 Standard and Essential Editions
  • Windows Server 2016 Standard and Essentials editions
  • Windows Server 2012 R3 Standard and Essentials editions
  • 2012 Windows Server, Standard & Essentials

Requirement of the Browser

Internet access and Internet Explorer 11 are required for QuickBooks Desktop 2021. It must be of 32-bit.

Compatibility with Antimalware Software

  • Bitdefender
  • AVG
  • Malwarebytes
  • Spybot
  • Emsisoft
  • McAfee
  • Avast
  • Webroot
  • ZoneAlarm
  • Kaspersky
  • F-Secure

Compatibility with Antivirus Software

  • Avast
  • Bitdefender
  • Norton
  • Kaspersky
  • Trend Micro Security
  • Webroot
  • ESET
  • Panda Dome
  • Sophos
  • Avira
  • Symantec
  • F-Secure

Windows Database Software

  • Microsoft Windows Server, Standard, and Essentials 2019
  • Windows Server 2016, Windows Standard, and Windows Essentials editions
  • Standard, Essentials, and Windows Server 2012 R3
  • Standard & Essential versions of Windows Server 2012
  • Windows 8.1 and 10

Linux Database Software

  • OpenSuse Leap 15.1, 15.2
  • Fedora 31, 32
  • Red Hat Enterprise 8 (RHEL 8)

Compatibility of the Software

  • Microsoft Office
    • 2019 Office.
    • Office 2016 is available in 32- and 64-bit versions, including Outlook 2016.
    • Outlook 2013 is included in Office 2013 and 365 on both 32- and 64-bit architectures.
    • It should be noted that the web version of Microsoft 365 is not supported; only locally installed versions are.
    • Send estimates, invoices, and other forms using Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Outlook.com, Microsoft Outlook 2016–2019, and other email clients that support SMTP.
    • To generate letters, you’ll need Microsoft Word 2019, 2016, 2013, or Microsoft 365. (Includes 64-bit).
    • To export reports, Microsoft Excel 2019, 2016, 2013, or Microsoft 365 must be installed. (Includes 64-bit).
    • Microsoft Outlook 2019 (32-bit), 2016, or 2013 are necessary for contact synchronization.
    • For Outlook syncing, QuickBooks Contact Sync for Outlook is required. Because Contact Sync is incompatible with the Microsoft Business Contact Manager Outlook plug-in, synchronization may not be possible.
  • Both versions of QuickBooks Point of Sale are available.
  • TurboTax for years 2019, 2020, and 2018. (Personal and Business).
  • Lacerte 2020, 2019 and 2018.
  • The Pro-Series tax years are 2020, 2019 and 2018.
  • There are references to 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, and 2016.
  • The years 2021, 2020, 2019, and 2016 of QuickBooks Desktop for Mac.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader: Business Planner, Payroll, and reading forms all require Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 or later.
  • Payroll and other online features and services require a connection to the internet with a minimum connection speed of 56 Kbps. (1 Mbps recommended). The suggested modems are cable or DSL.
  • Internet browser 11.

Requirements of the System for QuickBooks Pro or Premier 2020 and Enterprise 20.0

Requirement of the Browser

  • Internet Explorer 11 of 32 bit.

Operating System

  • Native installation of Windows 10, including 64-bit editions
  • Native Windows 8.1 (Update 1) installation on all editions, including 64-bit
  • Standard & essential variants of Windows Server 2019
  • Standard & Essentials variants of Windows Server 2016
  • Standard & Essentials variants of Windows Server 2012 R3
  • Essentials, Standard, and Windows Server 2012
  • Standard and Essentials editions of Windows Small Business Server 2011

Compatibility of Firewall and Antivirus

  • All editions of Firewall for Windows Server
  • All editions of Firewall in Windows 8.1
  • Essentials of Microsoft Security
  • Avast AVG
  • NortonLifeLock (formerly Symantec)
  • ESET
  • Avira
  • Kaspersky
  • McAfee
  • Bitdefender
  • Malwarebytes

Windows Database Server

  • Windows Server 2019 Standard & Essential Editions
  • Windows Server 2016 Standard & Essentials variants
  • Windows Server 2012 R3 Standard & Essentials variants
  • Essentials, Standard, and Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011, Standard, and Essentials Windows Server 2011
  • OS Windows 10
  • 8.1 Windows (update 1)

Linux Database Server

  • OpenSuse 42.3
  • Fedora 29
  • Red Hat Enterprise 7 (RHEL 7.4)

Compatibility of Software

  • Microsoft Office
    • Word 2019 (Compatible with R3 and later).
    • Both 32 & 64 bit editions of Office 2016 (including Outlook 2016).
    • Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Office 2010 SP2, Office 2013, and Office 365 (including Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013).
    • You can send quotes, invoices, and other documents using Microsoft Outlook 2010-2016, Microsoft Outlook with Office 365, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Outlook.com, or another email client that is SMTP-compatible.
    • Microsoft Word 2016, 2013, or 2010 or Office 365 is required for creating letters. It includes 64-bit.
    • Reports can only be exported using Office 365, Microsoft Excel 2016, 2013, or 2010 SP2. It includes 64-bit.
    • Outlook 2010 is necessary for contact synchronization with Microsoft Outlook. (32-bit).
    • For synchronization with Outlook, QuickBooks Contact Sync for Outlook must be installed.
  • Point-of-Sale QuickBooks V18.0 and V12.0
  • TurboTax for 2019 and 2018 for Personal and Business.
  • Tax years 2020, 2019, and 2018 for Lacerte’s Pro-Series
  • 2019; 2018; 2017; 2016; Quicken
  • For Mac, use QuickBooks 2020, 2019, and 2016
  • Reader for Adobe Acrobat: Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 or later is needed to use the Business Planner, Payroll, and viewing forms.
  • Payroll as well as other online features and services need connections with a minimum 56 Kbps connection speed. (1 Mbps recommended). The suggested modems are cable or DSL.
  • Yahoo Email, Windows Mail, Gmail, Hotmail, and AOL (i.e. Mozilla Thunderbird Email Client which supports plain text version)
  • Google Chrome 11
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Frequently Asked Questions

Will QuickBooks Desktop Run on Windows 11?

For QuickBooks Desktop, the following operating systems are currently supported: Windows 11, 64-bit, natively installed (QuickBooks Desktop 2022 R3 or later) Windows 10, all editions, natively installed (64-bit for QuickBooks Desktop 2022 or later)

Is QuickBooks Desktop 2023 Compatible with Windows 11?

The QuickBooks 2023 software is compatible with Windows 11 and Windows Server 2016.

How do I Transfer QuickBooks to a New Computer with Windows 11?

You can move QuickBooks to another computer by navigating to the File menu, selecting Utilities, and then selecting Move QuickBooks to another computer. Once you have chosen the USB flash drive, click I’m Ready, and follow the instructions.

What is the Current Version of QuickBooks?

Here’s what’s new and improved in QuickBooks desktop 2022 and Enterprise 22.0.

How many QuickBooks Desktop Versions are there?

There are six different versions of QuickBooks. Business owners can manage their finances and accounting using QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Self-Employed, QuickBooks Desktop Pro Plus, QuickBooks Desktop Premier Plus, QuickBooks Enterprise, and QuickBooks Mac Plus.

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