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What Is QuickBooks Desktop?

Accounting tool that provides multi-monitor support and past due stamps through improved cash flow.

Who Uses QuickBooks Desktop?

Accounting teams and companies

QuickBooks Desktop Software - QuickBooks Desktop Pro
QuickBooks Desktop Software - QuickBooks Desktop Pro
QuickBooks Desktop Software - QuickBooks Desktop Pro
QuickBooks Desktop Software - QuickBooks Desktop Pro
QuickBooks Desktop Software - QuickBooks Desktop Pro

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Reviews of QuickBooks Desktop

Average score

Overall
4.4
Ease of Use
4.3
Customer Service
3.9
Features
4.3
Value for Money
4.2

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Stanley
Stanley
System Administrator in Kenya
Verified LinkedIn User
Information Technology & Services, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

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5.0 2 years ago

Comments: QuickBooks Desktop Pro offers one of the best user interface and experience with an easy to grasp learning curve. This makes it the primary software for training accounts for many institution in y home place.

Pros:

Easy setup process even for non technical users to install is the number one reason QuickBooks Desktop Pro wins and the 30 Days trial version come in very handy.

Cons:

Lack of Wholesale and Manufacturing modules with QuickBooks Desktop Pro means I cant have BOM (Bill of Material) and this is quit limiting as it need an entirely new installation and license for its advance version that is QuickBooks Enterprise.

Joseph
sales manager in US
Telecommunications, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

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Awesome!! Easy and Affordable!!

5.0 7 days ago New

Comments: I love it. Its all you need and its affordable as of today.

Pros:

Easy to Navigate, Simple and covers it all.

Cons:

Pop up asking to sign in frequently. Verify account.

Amir
IT Director in US
Accounting, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Designed to be difficult

2.0 3 weeks ago New

Pros:

It is clearly a helpful tool for accounting purposes but my view is from an IT standpoint.

Cons:

It is a very heavy-ended software. It drags when launching and/or many other functions. It does auto updates that resets SQL engines and causes difficulties for users to log in. It often needs to have QB Tool Hub launched and used to resolve errors.

Lisa
Director in UK
Accounting, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

The best there is for desktop accounts packages

5.0 4 months ago

Comments: I struggled with Sage for about 3 years. Came across this software, learned it in a day and (not exaggerating), it really did change my life. Excellent software, great customer service, loved it. I'd recommend it to all clients and friends. However, times have moved on again, and now its all about being cloud based.

Pros:

I liked the budgeting feature, the auto invoicing, and the fact that you could have more than one company on the one desktop license. You didn't have to keep buying the license like on the online version.

Cons:

If you are working on the books with someone else, you have to make sure that you back up your work, save and send, and that you're always working on the most up to date version of the software. I don't think its being supported by Intuit anymore, so you can't add payroll and soon I think it'll be obsolete.

Karen
Attorney in US
Legal Services, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Good option

4.0 last month New

Pros:

Ease of use and lower monthly costs were a key reason for rhe change.

Cons:

Lacks ability to see remotely and share access.