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List of all QuickBooks System Requirements

QuickBooks System Requirements

Setting up QuickBooks on your devices in an imperative step towards running your online business successfully. However, before you begin installing the software, it is essential that you know the system requirements needed to run the software on your device as there are some fixed requirements that govern the smooth functioning of software on certain devices. Here is a list of all the QuickBooks system requirements for you to keep in mind –

QuickBooks Online System Requirements – Operating Systems

All editions of Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 SP1
Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 R2


QuickBooks 2016 Requirements – Database Server

Windows – Windows Server 2007 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 10, Windows 8.1 (Update 1) or Windows 7 SP1
Note – The Windows Home Server 2011 Edition is not supported by QuickBooks
Linux – OpenSuse 42.1, Fedora 23, Red Hat 7 (update 2) on QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions Server–only

Hardware & Operating System Requirements For Client And Server

  • Minimum of 2.4 GHz processor
  • Minimum 4 GB RAM, 8GB RAM Recommended
    • Requirements for Server RAM:
      • 0 to 5 Users:     8GB RAM
      • More than 10 Users:  12GB RAM
      • Greater than 15 Users:  16GB RAM
      • Excessive than 20 Users:   More than 20GB RAM
  • For CD installations, a 4x DVD-ROM drive is required
  • Display optimization of 1280 x 1024 screen resolution or higher with up to a maximum of 2 Extended monitors
  • Internet access
  • Windows:
    • U.S. version
    • Regional Settings are supported when set to United States English
    • Administrator Rights for server computer when hosting Multi-User Access
    • Installed natively


QuickBooks Pro 2016 System Requirement- Software compatibility

QuickBooks has been built with the ability to integrate with several third-party applications. Given below are the integrations provided with QuickBooks; added RAM will successfully enhance the functioning of the said features.

    • Microsoft Office
    • Mozilla Thunderbird Email Client
    • QuickBooks Point of Sale 2015 V12.0, V11.0, V10.0
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • TurboTax 2015 and 2014
    • Lacerte 2015 and 2014
    • Pro-Series tax years 2015 and 2014
    • QuickBooks for Mac 2016
    • Yahoo Email, Gmail, Outlook & other SMTP supporting E-mail clients
    • Internet Explorer 11

Setting up a business online requires thorough research and understanding of online models. QuickBooks allows users to run their businesses smoothly with clarity in QuickBooks system requirements and the processes.


Dial QuickBooks Customer Care Phone Number +18772499444 For Understanding QuickBooks System Requirements

For new users, QuickBooks always has a team of experts, ready to help and guide in times of distress. The experts are available 24/7 for all queries and doubts that may trouble the new users of the QuickBooks software. For any issue regarding the QuickBooks system requirements, one can always dial the 24-hour helpline QuickBooks Help at +18772499444.

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