Quickbooks Software is equipped with multiple advanced accounting features, however, some of these features don’t work on Mac. Hence, if you want to install Quickbooks Desktop on mac then you need to read this article till the end. there are various features like Quickbooks Sync Manager, web connector, etc that are not available on Mac. As the Quickbooks On Mac was discontinued and if you want to install Quickbooks Desktop on Mac then you need to perform some operations. you can use the parallel software on Mac to create a virtual machine where you can install the Quickbooks Desktop. the Virtual machine will act as another OS in your device and then you can install any of the applications. the software is very easy to use.
In this article, we will help you to understand how you can install Quickbooks Desktop on Mac and how you can create a virtual machine using the parallel software. Once a virtual machine will be created then you can simply download the latest update of the Quickbooks Software and install it in your device.
How to Use Parallel Software to Install Quickbooks On Mac
To install the Quickbooks Software on Mac you can use the parallel software. this software will help you to create a virtual machine on your Mac device and then you can install the Quickbooks Desktop.
- Close all the running processes on your device and go to the desktop.
- now click on the Parallel software and then go to the File menu.
- choose the new from the list to install a new OS in your device.
- After this, select the OS and use a DVD or an image to install the new OS in your mac and then click on Continue.
- Now you will be needed to choose the media through which you are going to install the new OS in your Mac. there are two different ways available in Parallel software which are DVD and .iso image file. you can use these mediums to install OS in your mac.
- while installing windows in your Mac, Make sure you won’t use the .exe extension files. these files can be used only to update the windows in your device. while installing the windows, the system will not accept these files.
- Once you have selected the installation media to install windows in your mac, now click on the continue button.
- A new window will be open on the screen. now enter the product key to install and activate the windows. you can find the activation key on product confirmation mail.
- after entering the key, click on continue.
- Now you will be required to mention the purpose of installing the windows in your device. you have to tell whether you have installed this window to play games or to do some productive tasks.
- now enter a name in the name field for this virtual machine and then provide the location where you want to save this.
once the virtual machine is activated on your mac, now you can install any of the windows application on your Mac device.
Moving ahead to the purpose, now you have windows operating system installed in your Mac device. so you can use the Quickbooks Desktop easily. you can install and download the accounting software in your device.
you can simply download the Quickbooks software on your Mac from the intuit server. it will work exactly like windows.
Steps to Install Quickbooks
- Go to the official website of Intuit and download the latest release of the Quickbooks Software.
- save the file on your local drive and then double-click on the file to install it in your device.
- now follow the prompted instructions to complete the installation process.
- after successfully installing the Quickbooks Software, login into your quickbooks account and then set up the company file.
So now you can successfully use the Quickbooks Desktop on your Mac. While installing the Quickbooks Software, make sure to follow all the instructions properly to avoid any kind of error. while creating the virtual machine, make sure to check the compatibility of the Quickbooks Software with the windows to avoid any kind of error in the future.
In Case, you have encountered any error then feel free to get assistance from the experts at Quickbooks. We have a team of experts who can provide quality efficient solutions to troubleshoot your error.