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Download QuickBooks Desktop

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.

Download QuickBooks Desktop

First, download the appropriate installation file for your product.

Select the appropriate link for your version and year:

QuickBooks Desktop 2019

Full Versions

  • QuickBooks Desktop Pro, Premier & Premier Accountant Edition 2019
  • Trial Versions

    Note: Trial versions of QuickBooks Desktop cannot be networked.

    QuickBooks Desktop 2018

    Full Versions

  • QuickBooks Desktop Pro, Premier & Premier Accountant Edition 2018
  • Trial Versions

  • QuickBooks Desktop Pro 2018 + Payroll Trial
  • QuickBooks Desktop Premier 2018 + Payroll Trial
  • QuickBooks Desktop Premier Accountant 2018 Trial
  • QuickBooks Premier Accountants Edition + Payroll 2018
  • Note: Trial versions of QuickBooks Desktop cannot be networked.

    QuickBooks Desktop 2017

  • QuickBooks Desktop Pro, Premier & Premier Accountant Edition 2017
  • QuickBooks Desktop 2016

  • QuickBooks Desktop Pro, Premier & Premier Accountant Edition 2016
  • Questions about downloading

    Install QuickBooks Desktop

    See How to Install QuickBooks Desktop (for Windows) or check out this quick video:

    Activate QuickBooks Desktop for Windows

    1. With QuickBooks Desktop open, press the F2 key.
    2. In the Product Information window, verify the registration status next to the License number.
      If the status is Activated, you're all set!
    3. If the status is Not Activated, select OK to close the Product Information window, then, from the Help menu, select Activate QuickBooks.

    Follow the on-screen prompts to verify your information and complete the activation process.

    Activate QuickBooks Desktop for Windows

    Older versions

    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.