Install QuickBooks Online for Mac and work effortlessly
For those who fear that QuickBooks Online is available for PCs only, you will be surprised and happy to know that there is another edition of the powerful business accounting tool. Both PC and Mac users can use the QuickBooks Online accounting software to run their business operations with less effort.
QuickBooks Online for Mac is a completely separate edition of the small business accounting tool that is built for Mac OS X operating system platform only. Unlike desktop PCs, the QuickBooks Online for Mac edition also requires certain software and hardware in order to execute the tool and perform business activities without any trouble.
Since Windows and Mac OS X are two different desktop operating system platforms, therefore, Intuit developed the QuickBooks Online edition to be installed on these operating systems. QuickBooks Online for Mac does share a few similar system requirements as that of the Microsoft’s Windows operating system platform.
System Requirements for installing QuickBooks Online for Mac
The QuickBooks Online for Mac must fulfill certain system requirements in order to install the business accounting product tool on your Apple Mac desktop computer. Given below are the core requirements that you need before you can start using the accounting software product for your business.
- A desktop with Mac OS X Yosemite (version 10.10), El Capitan (version 10.11), Sierra (version 10.12), High Sierra (version 10.13) or later operating system.
- An Intel processor with 2 GHz speed or above.
- The minimum amount of RAM required is 4 GB and recommended is 8 GB or above.
- Installing QuickBooks Online for Mac requires a storage capacity of at least 250 MB on your hard drive. Also, additional space is needed for storing your company data and receiving notifications and updates for your QuickBooks Online for Mac accounting product edition.
- The screen display resolution required for viewing is at least 1024×768 pixels.
- A high-speed internet connection is required for accessing online features and performing tasks.
If you purchased a CD/DVD pack of the QuickBooks Online for Mac, here is how you can install the product business tool on your Mac computer:
Insert the CD/DVD disc of the QuickBooks Online for Mac product edition into your Mac computer.
If the product software disc pops up the installation window on your screen, simply follow the default instructions given on your screen to complete the installation of the product software application.
If you do not see the installation window on your screen, do not worry. Open the file manager window on your Mac to access the product setup. You will find the setup file that is located in the CD/DVD-ROM (or CD/DVD-RAM) drive. Simply double-click to launch the setup and follow the default instructions to complete the installation process.
Once installed, you can launch or open the application by double-clicking on the application’s shortcut icon that gets created upon successful installation.
Individuals who have downloaded the product software from Intuit’s server onto their Mac computer can install the tool by accessing the setup file which you downloaded on your Mac computer. Double-clicking the setup file opens the product installation window. Complete the installation with the default procedure and launch the application from the shortcut icon placed on your desktop screen.
Please note that you will need a license key in order to register the QuickBooks Online for Mac product application before you can use its features. The license key is usually provided along with product package (if you have purchased CD or DVD) or is the license key is sent to you via e-mail (if you have downloaded the product directly from Intuit’s server).
After completing the product’s installation process, you will be asked to register the product online. Simply enter the license key provided to you and your QuickBooks Online for Mac software edition will be successfully registered and ready to use.
It’s a very simple process to get and use the QuickBooks Online for Mac accounting product edition for your small business. You will be able to create files, invoices, reports, edit data, customize advanced settings, print checks, invoices, reports, prepare tax, make payments and perform many other operations as needed by your business.