I am running Enterprise on a Windows server in a multi user environment. I am in need of a new laptop and was thinking about getting a MacBook. Can I run Quickbooks Enterprise on a MacBook?
I'm here to share some information when moving your QuickBooks file.
You're unable to use your QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise on a MacBook. Though, you can convert the file to QuickBooks Desktop for Mac. Before doing so, ensure that you update QuickBooks for Desktop for Windows to the latest release.
Then, you're good to convert the program. Let me guide you how:
Once done, the system will create a MAC.qbb file copy of a QuickBooks Desktop company file that you can restore in QuickBooks for Mac. Here’s how:
For the steps and details, check out the Convert a QuickBooks for Windows file to QuickBooks for Mac article.
You can also visit our Help Articles page for more insight s about managing your business in your software.
Don't hesitate to reach out to us again whenever you need help in converting the data. Have a good one!
You may have 2 ways to access your company file on the Windows server.
1. Install Parallels + Windows OS on your Mac.
2. Setup a simple private cloud solution. Your Mac users will access the file over the internet connection. You can also utilize the solution to let other Windows users to access the file remotely in multiuser mode.