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System requirements for QuickBooks Online

Find out what computer and browser you need for the best QuickBooks experience.

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.

Note: QuickBooks Online isn't compatible with Linux operating systems like Ubuntu or Fedora.

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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