Learn how to download QuickBooks Desktop.
Are you ready to download QuickBooks Desktop? The following sections provide the download links you need to get started, and answer some frequently asked questions.
First, download the appropriate installation file for your product.
To begin your installation, go to the Downloads & Updates page to get the download link for the version of QuickBooks you purchased.
To download the installation file:
Questions about downloading
When you install QuickBooks, you'll need to enter your license and product number.
Don't know them yet?
To find your license and product number:
Haven’t purchased QuickBooks yet? Visit our product page.
For information about updating your QuickBooks Desktop version, see Update QuickBooks Desktop to the latest release.
QuickBooks Desktop versions from too long ago aren't available for download. Because we can't ensure that older software will still run on modern systems, we don't support or offer downloads for those products.
See How to Install QuickBooks Desktop (for Windows) or check out this quick video:
Follow the on-screen prompts to verify your information and complete the activation process.
If the Register option doesn't appear, the software is already registered.
In line with Intuit's discontinuation plan for older products, discontinued products cannot be registered for the first time. You can re-register discontinued products if they have been registered before and are being reinstalled.
You can contact us to get the validation code, but assisted support for discontinued products is no longer available.