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How to put QB 2016 for mac on desktop and laptop

I have QB2016 for mac, V17.1.15 R16 on my iMac desktop.  I also need it on my MacBook Air for when I travel.  How is this done?

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Best answer 12-10-2018

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Copy the application from your Applications folder on one...

Copy the application from your Applications folder on one machine to the Applications folder on the other.  Or you can download it again on the 2nd machine from here: 

https://support.quickbooks.intuit.com/support/ProductUpdates.aspx

The main issue is how you use your company file on two different machines.  The only safe way is to copy it to your travel machine before you leave and then copy it back once you return.  That works fine but you have to be sure to only use it on one machine at a time or you will lose your work. 

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Copy the application from your Applications folder on one...

Copy the application from your Applications folder on one machine to the Applications folder on the other.  Or you can download it again on the 2nd machine from here: 

https://support.quickbooks.intuit.com/support/ProductUpdates.aspx

The main issue is how you use your company file on two different machines.  The only safe way is to copy it to your travel machine before you leave and then copy it back once you return.  That works fine but you have to be sure to only use it on one machine at a time or you will lose your work. 

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how do you copy it back from your travel MacBook air to y...

how do you copy it back from your travel MacBook air to your mac desktop?

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