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System requirements for QuickBooks Online, Accountant, and QuickBooks Self-Employed

Find out what computer and browser you need for the best QuickBooks experience. This covers QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Online Accountant, and QuickBooks Self-Employed.

System requirements

Want to check your computer's specs? Here's how to get your system info for Windows or Mac.

Recommended specs

  • Windows PC: Windows 7 or newer, Intel Core i5 or comparable processor (2015 or newer) with at least 4 GB of RAM. Note: You need Adobe Reader 11.0 or higher to print forms.
  • Mac: OS X "Panther" 10.13 or newer.
  • Internet connection: 3 Mbps or higher.

Minimum requirements

  • Windows PC: Windows 7 or newer, Intel Core i3 or a comparable processor (2013 or newer) with at least 2 GB of RAM.
  • Mac: OS X "El Capitan" 10.11 or newer.
  • Internet connection: 1.5 Mbps.

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox. Note: To preview and print forms on Mac OS, you'll also need the Firefox PDF plugin.
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari 11 or newer (Mac only)

In general, QuickBooks supports the current and two previous versions of browsers. We don't always support older versions.

iPhone / iPad

  • OS 11.1 or newer
  • Safari browser. Note: Make sure Private Mode is off to allow cookies.
  • Other browsers, such as Chrome and Dolphin, may work but aren't officially supported.

Android smartphones and tablets

  • Nougat 7.1.1 or newer
  • Chrome browser
  • Other browsers, such as Firefox and Opera, may work but aren't officially supported.

Microsoft Surface

  • Microsoft Edge

Learn more about QuickBooks products  and which is best for your business.

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