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QuickBooks Desktop 2024 is a new release version in the huge arena of accounting software which has set new trends in the market. The new version comes with numerous new and exciting features such as improved data protection, increased efficiency and a useful snapshot of the user’s current inventory. The efforts being made by the new QuickBooks Desktop comes with the features of better visibility and control.

This version helps with routine tasks which can be automated by its accounting software tools and improvements. This helps the users do much more for their clients. In this article, let’s understand in detail about QuickBooks Desktop 2024 – it’s release date, pricing, latest features, download links and lot more. Thus, keep read on!

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What is QuickBooks Desktop 2024? – An Overview

QuickBooks Desktop 2024, just like its earlier versions is an accounting management software which is compatible to business firms of all scales – be it small, medium or large. It is aptly customizable in the sense that the users can get various plans according to their needs, irrespective of the number of users.

With every new version of QuickBooks, comes along improvisations. This latest software comes with better security, vivid productivity and efficient growth. It enables the users’ financial records, makes the daily tasks automated and helps in making efficient decisions that promotes the growth of the business.

Quick Points to Note:

  • The software works with Windows 7 or versions on the higher side.
  • It requires Google Chrome along with a stable internet connection.
  • Users can buy the latest versions of QuickBooks Desktop software from the Pro, ProPlus, Premier, PremierPlus, Accountant and Enterprise product lines.
  • It has the ability to keep a check on inflows and outflows on a single dashboard. It does automated calculations and merge multiple reports into one.
  • The version comes with a quick installation option of both manual and automatic installation. Users can choose from different modes for installation of the QuickBooks Desktop software. Modification of the installation settings is also possible.
  • Transactions can be recorded easily and in a hassle-free manner.

When was QuickBooks Desktop 2024 released?

QuickBooks Desktop Version 2024 made its entry into markets on September 8, 2023. This release date was shocking for many as it came out way before the pre-determined date of release (Oct 2023).

The new features of this accounting program garnered astonishing popularity. Features such as efficient work system, user-friendly and delivery of productive experience to the user made QuickBooks Desktop 2024 gain a huge popularity.

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New Features of QuickBooks Desktop 2024: New Features, Pricing & System Requirements

QuickBooks Desktop 2024 comes with better data security, more productivity and better view of inventory levels.

Price Table of QuickBooks Desktop

Purchase of license is a necessary pre-requisite for availing the new advanced features included in QuickBooks Desktop 2024. The following table portrays the prices for QuickBooks Desktop Pro Plus, Premier Plus and Mac Plus which took place on or after October 3, 2024.

Product – QuickBooks DesktopPrice – Pro Plus/ Mac PlusPrice – Premier PlusPrice – QuickBooks Enterprise
Current Annual Price (Based on 1 user)$549$799
New Annual Price (Based on 1 User)$649 yearly$949$1830 yearly.

Let us now know in detail about the new features of QuickBooks Desktop 2024:

Track Customer Prepayments (Enterprise only)

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It facilitates the tracking of customer deposits or prepayments. It also transfers credit when the sales order gets converted into an invoice.

Enhanced Category Management (Enterprise only)

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The user can track and categorize the inventory items for better management- set pricing rules for every category.

Detailed Inventory Reports (Enterprise only)

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It helps the user with the provision of category-level reports, sales or inventory and informed and data-driven decisions. This version takes inventory management to the next level by keeping a track of the batches/lots with an Inventory Stock report and checking inventory status while in lots.

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Security Enhancements

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QuickBooks desktop 2024 and Enterprise solutions 24.0 employs 256-bit encryption to keep all the data safe. It is known to be best-in-class security protocols and keeps the data safe.

Search the item lists quickly

Improvement in Search of the item lists

With its feature of enhanced search, it helps the user to find items quickly.

Automate Reminders and Get Paid Faster

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It helps the users to send automatic reminders to the customers when the payments are due.

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Build Brand and look professional with QuickBooks 2024

It also helps the users to communicate their brand and show them design templates offered by QuickBooks desktop 2024 and leverage the power of consistent style.

Do and Achieve More and Faster

This new version supports 64-bit processors for faster work. It generates reports, reconcile accounts and create invoices faster than any other traditional accounting software.

Generate Invoices and Maintain Sales Records

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This version creates invoices and sales reports quickly to track who owes the user what they purchased and when they made payments.

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Better understanding of the Business

It helps the user utilize easy analytics tools to maximize operational efficiency, enable quick access to comprehensive financial, tax and sales reports for in-depth business insights.

Match the Banking Statements

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QuickBooks Desktop version 2024 helps the user to reduce complicated data input by effective integration and matching the online bank transactions with QuickBooks and improve reconciliation for accurate accounting.

Monitor the Expenses

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It also helps simplify tracking, efficiently monitor cash inflows, consolidate payments and handle invoices that are still owed.

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E-File GST/HST form and remain compliant with CRA2

This QuickBooks version helps the users to E-file the GST/HST forms as per CRA2 requirements and stay compliant with tax regulations with just a few clicks.

Remove Multiple Transactions at one-click

It improves efficiency by quickly deleting duplicate transactions in a single batch, improves data management and ensures the accuracy of financial records.

Seamless Product Updates

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Now the product updates will not disturb you any more. All the updates will silently update in the background without interrupting your work flow. You can check what updates are important and allow them to install on your computer.

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How to Download QuickBooks Desktop 2024 on your System?

Download links for QuickBooks are listed below. You should keep a record of the correct license and product details for QuickBooks Desktop 2024 (Pro, Premier and Enterprise). Hit on download link for the version of QuickBooks Desktop 2024 you wish to set up.

Download links for QuickBooks desktop Pro 2024:

US Version: Download QuickBooks Desktop Pro 2024

Canada Version: Download QuickBooks Desktop Pro 2024

Download links for QuickBooks desktop Premier 2024:

US Version: Download QuickBooks Desktop Premium 2024

Canada Version: Download QuickBooks Desktop Premium 2024

Download links for QuickBooks desktop Accountant 2024

US Version: Download QuickBooks Desktop Accountant 2024

Canada Version: Download QuickBooks Desktop Accountant 2024

Download link for QuickBooks desktop Enterprise 2024

US Version: Download QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 2024

Canada Version: Download QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 2024

Download Link for QuickBooks desktop Accountant Enterprise 2024

US Version: Download QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise Accountant 2024

Download link for QuickBooks desktop Mac 2024

US Version: Download QuickBooks Desktop Mac 2024

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System Requirements for QuickBooks Desktop 2024 (Pro/Premier & Enterprise)

Before setting up the QuickBooks Desktop 2024 on the system, get all the information about the operating system, hardware, software and other system requirements to run your QuickBooks desktop all editions.

Hardware and Operating System Requirements

QuickBooks desktop 2024 needs a 64-bit operating system and won’t run on 32-bit. Here are the basic hardware and OS requirements for this version:

Operating System

No security updates shall be offered for Windows standard and essentials server 2012 and Server 2012 R2 after 10th of October, 2023. As such, QuickBooks desktop 2024 does not support Windows Server 2012. The Compatible Operating systems for QuickBooks desktop 2024 are:

  • Windows 11, 64-bit, natively installed
  • Windows 10, all 64-bit editions, natively installed
  • Windows Server 2022, Standard and Essentials
  • Windows Server 2019, Standard and Essentials
  • Windows Server 2016, Standard and Essentials

Windows 10 version supported by Microsoft 8.1 is the required operating system. The following Operating systems are not supported:

  • Windows 8.1,
  • Windows 10 S mode,
  • Windows 11 IOT
  • And Linux is not supported.

Database Servers

The compatible database servers to run QuickBooks Desktop 2024 include:

  • Windows (natively installed)
  • Windows Server 2022, Standard and Essentials
  • Windows Server 2019, Standard and Essentials
  • Windows Server 2016, Standard and Essentials


North American version of windows set to English Admin rights is supported.

Memory (RAM)

Workstation – Minimum 8 GB of RAM, and 16 GB is recommended.


  • For 1-5 users: 8 GB
  • For 10 Users: 12 GB
  • For 15 Users: 16 GB
  • For 20+ Users: 20+ GB

Screen Resolution for Optimized Performance

Display optimized for 1280 x 1024 screen resolution or higher with extended monitors for default DPI setting.

Browser Recommendation

QB Desktop 2024 supports different web browsers including Google Chrome. The user should make sure that the internet connection is uninterrupted.

Minimum Processor

2.4 GHz processor.

Disk Space

2.5 GB disk space for software files is recommended. Additional space is required for user data files.

DVD Drive

A 4X DVD-ROM drive needed for physical CD installations

Product Licensing and Licensing

Registration of product is needed.

Monitor Requirements

It supports one workstation monitor with two extended monitors.

Screen Resolution

Display optimized for 1280 x 1024 resolution or higher with extended monitors for default DPI setting.

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Software Compatibility

Microsoft Office:
  • Office 2021
  • Office 2019
  • Office 2016 (including Outlook 2016) both on 32 and 64-bit
  • Email estimates, invoices, and other forms with Microsoft Outlook 2016-2021, Microsoft Outlook with Microsoft 365, Gmail, Yahoo mail,, and other SMTP-supporting email clients.
  • Preparing letters needs Microsoft Word 2021, 2019, 2016, or Microsoft 365 (includes 64-bit)
  • Exporting reports requires Microsoft Excel 2021, 2019, 2016, or Microsoft 365 (includes 64-bit)
  • Contact synchronization with Microsoft Outlook needs Outlook 2021, 2019 (32 and 64-bit), or 2016.
Other Compatible Software include:
  • TurboTax 2023 Personal and TurboTax 2023 Business versions  
  • Lacerte 2023
  • Pro-Series tax year 2023
  • Quicken 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, and 2016
  • QuickBooks Desktop for Mac 2024, 2023, 2022, and 2021
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Payroll, forms and reports need Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 or later.
  • Payroll and other online features and services need Internet access with at least a 56 Kbps connection speed (1 Mbps recommended).

Anti-malware and antivirus software compatibility

The security software supported by QuickBooks Desktop 2024 are:

  • Antivirus Software
  • McAfee
  • Avast
  • Bitdefender
  • Norton
  • Kaspersky
  • Trend Micro Security
  • Webroot
  • Cylance (Internet/Regression Only)
  • ESET
  • Panda Dome
  • Sophos
  • Avira
  • Symantec
  • F-Secure
  • Microsoft Windows Defender
  • Anti malware software
  • Bitdefender
  • AVG
  • Malwarebytes
  • Spybot
  • Emsisoft
  • McAfee
  • Avast
  • Webroot
  • ZoneAlarm
  • Kaspersky
  • F-Secure

Other Software requirements

Other Hardware Devices

The supported devices for Warehouse manager in QuickBooks desktop mobile are:

  • Zebra TC20/TC25/TC51 Mobile Computer is suggested (Android 6.0 & above)
  • Zebra MC40 Mobile Computer (Android 6.0 and above)

QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 24.0 further supports

  • Honeywell Voyager 1602g Pocket Barcode Scanner
  • Socket Mobile CHS 7CI
  • Symbol CS3070

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System Requirements for QuickBooks Desktop MAC Plus 2024

The requirements for QuickBooks Mac Plus 2024 are:

  • Minimum Mac OS X v12.0 (Monterey).
  • iOS 12.0 or later for iPhone related features.
  • Supports either Intel or Apple CPU hardware.
  • Internet connection is a must.
  • Multi-user Server: Intel Core 2 Duo or higher processor to run a server.
  • 2 GB RAM (4 GB RAM suggested).
  • 250 MB of available storage.
  • Macintosh-compatible printer if you plan to print invoices, checks, deposit slips, lists, purchase orders, mailing labels, reports, or graphs.
  • Use Intuit Checks to print checks.

List of integration/compatibility requirements

  • Export Report Data- Apple Numbers v12.0 or later, or Microsoft Excel 2016 or later, including Microsoft 365
  • E-mail as PDF – Apple Mail, Microsoft Outlook 2016 or later, including Microsoft 365.
  • File Conversion – QuickBooks Mac 2024 supports:
  • One-way conversion to QuickBooks online.
  • One-way conversion from QuickBooks desktop for windows 2021 and 2023.
  • Conversion to and from QuickBooks for windows 2024.

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Concluding Down!

Most of the users are unaware about this launch of QuickBooks Desktop 2024. Now, after reading this segment, since you know all about this updated software including it’s latest features and benefits, it is the right time to upgrade your QuickBooks desktop. However, if you get stuck anywhere during the process of downloading or installing the new version and have any kind of queries, you can simply reach out to our team of professionals who are available 24*7. Feel free to contact us at 1-800-761-1787 for assistance from our QuickBooks Desktop help and support department.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

What’s new about QuickBooks Desktop Version 2024?

This version of QuickBooks improves efficiency by increasing productivity with design templates and automated payment reminders. This version works with advanced 64-bit processors which helps in quicker processes, high-grade 256-bit encryption for better security and provides an improved list of features for better usability.

How many versions of QuickBooks 2024 are there?

Based on different business needs, QuickBooks desktop 2024 offers various product versions. There are three main versions: QuickBooks Pro 2024, QuickBooks Premier 2024 and QuickBooks Enterprise 2024. Each version comes with different features and functions that help simplify accounting and financial duties and caters to almost every kind of business sizes and requirements.

How can I download and install QuickBooks Desktop 2024?

You can download and install the QuickBooks desktop 2024 directly from the official Intuit website. Select the model which is best suited for you and complete the purchase process. Follow the Installation process, user licensing information and on-screen instructions. Lastly, open the application after installation and then configure it to meet your specific needs.

How can I upgrade my current QuickBooks version to QuickBooks 2024?

The steps to upgrade QuickBooks version are:
1. Check system requirements
2. Create a data backup
3. Install QuickBooks desktop 2024 using the license you already have by downloading it.
4. Migrate the data during installation
5. Check for changes and double-check moved data for a seamless transfer.

How does QuickBooks latest version indicate about its newness?

The latest QuickBooks 2024 includes:

QuickBooks 2024 R1, QuickBooks 2023 R6_22, QuickBooks 2022 R11_37

Can I download QuickBooks 2024 for free?

Yes, QuickBooks 2024 offers a free 30-day trial.

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