Will there be a Quicken Home and Business for Mac in the future?

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Quicken Home and Business is the best and most perfect solution for our very small businesses. I have looked for a long time for something that would do what Quicken H&B does and there is no equal. Two years ago I switched to a Mac. I would really love to do away with Windows and Quicken H&B is the only reason I still run Windows on my Mac. Macintosh computers are being purchased at a greater quantity than ever before. Please consider creating Quicken Home and Business for Mac. I, for one, would greatly appreciate it.
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Thanks for putting a vote for a Home and Business version.  Anyone else interested in this?  We still have quite a bit of functionality to add to Quicken for Mac just to get it even close to Quicken Windows so the reality is it may be some time before we get there but would love to find out how many people are interested in this.
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I am sure there are as many as 1/2 of Quicken users who would love a Mac version! I myself am using VirtualBox on my iMac running Windows 7. I have 3 family members who have switched to Macs and if there was a Mac version you would have 3 more customers. Too bad Intuit is dragging their feet!  I have been a user for 25 years and very disappointed!
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Hi Marcus!  Please-please-please move up the time frame for Mac version of QH&B!  I've been a loyal customer for over a decade and now have a college bound son I'd love to introduce to Quicken but he says, "Dad, no way I'm getting a PC" nor does he want the hassle of a Windows emulator.  

Thanks!
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YES, Please make home and business for mac .... I have been using home and business for just over 10 years and have moved to mac about 4 years ago and it is annoying having to open and deal with windows just for this software if anything comes available that operates the same and is mac based I am jumping on it. 
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Please put Home and Business for the mac on a fast track!  Your user base needs it badly!

Thanks,
Lou
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I too have been a Quicken user for over 25 years. I need and want Quicken Home & Business for Mac - I can't believe there isn't one, :( 
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So many people use Macs, PLEASE put out a Mac version of Quicken Home and Business!
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Totally agree. I am being forced to keep my accounting on a separate computer, and then it doesn't get done very often. I sure wish I could do everything on my mac!  
I too have been a Quicken user for over 25 years, I'm shocked that Intuit hasn't produced H&B for mac yet. 
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If you would like Quicken Home and Business in a Mac version, be sure to click VOTE at the top of this page!

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Pretty please (with sugar on top) expedite H&B for Mac!
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Quicken needs to devote more internal resources to build out H&B for Mac !
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I have used Quicken for Mac since 1993. OF COURSE there should be a brilliant Mac version of Quicken Home & Business! (In my case, things are even more frustrating: Canadian versions of updated Intuit products for Mac—if they exist—do not appear on the Intuit Canada website.) Please bring all resources to bear for full-function Mac versions (U.S. & Canada) of QH&B. Thanks.
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Daffo, if you didn't read all the way through this very long thread, you might want to read my post much further down; I addressed some of the issues involved with whether or when a Quicken Mac Home & Business version might see the light of day. 
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Jacobs, I agree with you. My post is directly in response Quicken rep's question near the top, "Anyone else interested in this?"
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Only been waiting 10 years for this... I installed parallels just for quicken H&B and wasted so much time/$ doing so. 
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I need an invoicing option. If Home and Business offers this then YES!!!!
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I would love to see a Quicken for business for my Mac.  Is there any way I can run the Windows version on my Mac?
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You can run Windows programs on a Mac by using something like Fusion or Parallels.  You do have to buy/install Windows.
I have been running Quicken Windows Home and Business with Fusion for years but I am switching to Mac 2017.  I'll make it work for me somehow.  It may mean exporting to Excel. 
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@Staci you can run Quicken for Windows in a virtual machine on your Mac. There are 5 popular products you can use: Parallels, VMWare Fusion, Oracle VirtualBox, Bootcamp or CrossOver. The first 4 require you to also buy a copy of Windows. The first 2 cost $50-80, the third and forth are free. CrossOver also costs about $50-$80 but does NOT require you to buy Windows.

If you plan to keep your PC & Mac, you could also run Quicken on the PC and use remote access (several free options, e.g. NoMachine and Teamviewer) to access Quicken from your Mac  (or even a tablet or phone) (see this great article for complete review of many options (most are free): http://machow2.com/rdp-for-mac/ ). Though this article was written primarily with Macs in mind, there are many solutions offered that work for Windows too. The one trade-off is that the host computer cannot really be used for anything else while using Quicken with these remote solutions. 

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Absolutely! This is the main reason I even still have a PC. H&B on Mac would be wonderful.
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Yes, I have two business in the entertainment and nonprofit industries and many of us artists are on mac and really bummed that quicken home and business does not exist and done see an viable alternative options.

I can guarantee there is a HUGE desire and need for mac users. I'm actually really surprised it's 2017 and we don't have that option for Mac. Please, it doesn't make sense to have to get software to run windows on a mac. Please remedy this.
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Definitely need H&B for MAC!
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Also need Home & Business on Mac. Challenging to run Fusion and support Windows just for Quicken (only application on Windows we use now).
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Running Quicken Business on a Mac is TERRIBLY SLOW and clumsy.  The only reason I have Parallels is to run Quicken.  PLEASE get a Quicken Business for Mac!
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We are interested, and have been for a few years.  Quickbooks is too big a leap.
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Theresa Jensen

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Yes, absolutely.  Please please. When? When??
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As with other replies, I need the H&B version, and this is the only reason I keep a Windows PC - I can do everything else I ever need on my Mac.
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Exactly.
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I was astonished to see that such a major software product is not offered for Mac. So many of us creative types (writers, graphic artists, web designers) run small Mac-based businesses. This is like asking if it's worth adding internet capability to the computers you sell... um, duh.
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To Nancy and Theresa and others who have chimed in recently on this thread: I don't think anyone -- including the folks at Quicken -- think a Home & Business version for the Mac is a bad idea. It's purely an issue of whether they allocate limited programming resources, and how much revenue they could generate if they created such a product. If you currently use or have tried the current basic Quicken 2017 for Mac, you know that it lacks many features compared to the Windows version. The Mac product was re-started from scratch a few years ago, and the small Mac development team still has a long list of feature requests to bring the Mac product closer to parity with Quicken Deluxe for Windows. They need to finish building out those core features before they can even consider building the extra Home & Business features. That's why, I'm sorry to say, it's unlikely there will be a H&B version for the Mac in the near future. But if there's strong interest in such a product -- which is what the product manager asked in starting this thread -- they may able to eventually decide it's worth devoting the people and time to building a H&B version for Mac. I hope that helps add some perspective to why H&B doesn't yet exist for the Mac.
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yes please, just switched from pc to mac
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I'm not a creative type, just business type, and as most of my colleagues, a Mac user for quite some time. Having the Home and Business on the Mac should be a no-brainer. Can't wait!
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I  started with quicken since it initial introduction, graduated to QBook Pro for Mac 2015  because of its functionality and had to updated the Software for sole purpose of continuing  Online Banking downloading entries  since its limited for your use for 2-3 years.  I would like to see continued support for the sole proprietor industry and have several more Intuit software for Mac.
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Rafael, Quicken is no longer part of Intuit. Intuit continues to focus on Quickbooks and Mint. Quicken is an independent company.
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What a headache.  Thanks for the info!
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Well, the *hope* is that by being an independent company, Quicken will be able to focus on doing basically one thing great, and build better software than when they were a small fish in a big pond at Intuit. We're just coming up on the first anniversary of the split, and I think it's still too soon to judge whether things will end up being better for users.
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I have already noticed a huge improvement in Quicken's customer service (tech support). Good job so far, guys!! (PS - I still want Quicken Home and Business for Mac).
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Yes please. I switched to using quicken on my Mac and prepping for my taxes as a self employed person is a headache. I really loved Home and Business. 
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I have literally tried every single Mac personal and business software out there. The few that have any longevity do not meet my needs as a small business owner (eg. iBank) or are proper accounting suites that are way too expensive and complicated.

After reading the reviews for Quicken for Mac 2017 as compared to previous versions, I decided to give it a try and am cautiously optimistic about it. There is a lot that is annoying me when it comes to data entry (please give us a way to stop auto fill of the past amounts and notes for a category as that creates more work!), but so far, Quicken for Mac 2017 has been by far been the best compromise I've found between personal finance software and a full on accounting suite.

So I would very much like to encourage further development of this product to add more features. I'm coming into Quicken "cold" never having used the Windows version so I have no point of comparison. I'm only just starting and I'm sure that missing features will start to crop up as I continue to make the switch from my old software.

For now, I know I want a way to make it less US-centric for Canadian tax purposes so I can track my GST more easily. I also travel constantly so multicurrency support as a Windows Quicken using friend showed me would be appreciated. 2016 was an exceptional year in that I used nine currencies, but I use three (CAD, USD, and MXN) on a daily basis.

But most importantly, please don't drop this project and move to something else or, possibly even worse, decide to scrap it and start again from the ground up. I can't count the number of times this happened to me over the years. It makes it very difficult to have any sort of continuity of records. I saw another thread about Quicken going to a subscription model. I don't know if that will happen with the Mac version, but I've decided that I would be okay with going that way if I had confidence I could still be using that software several years down the road.

So well done so far and thank you.

Rae
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@TravelingRae: this is way off the topic of Quicken Home & Business for Mac, but to address one thing in your post above, there *is* a way to avoid auto-fill in data entry. Enter the Payee and then OPTION-TAB to the next field; Quicken will keep the Payee but leave all the other fields (amount, category, memo, etc.) blank instead dog auto-filling. Hope that helps.
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Thank you! That's really a pain, but I'm so glad there is a solution. Glad I brought it up and thank you for replying even if it was off topic. :)
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Yes I would like Quicken for MAC home and business.  Quicken is why I still have a windows machine
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YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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I am VERY interested!!  Is there a way to get updated on this?
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Quicken is unlikely to comment about a potential future product, at least until it is imminent. As I've written elsewhere in this thread, it's unlikely a Home & Business version for Mac will come out anytime soon. The developers still have a lot of work to do to add features from Quicken Deluxe for Windows to the existing Mac product, as well as re-engineering some of the back-end server processes which Quicken is paying former parent Intuit to run. Building a H&B version for Mac likely won't happen until those are further along, if they decide to do it.
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not sure if my vote counts, however I would like Quicken H&B Canadian version  sooner than later even if it costs a few more dollars. 
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PLEASE! 

I have to install and maintain Parallels virtual machine on my Mac, JUST FOR QUICKEN Home and Business. It costs me time, money and space (not to mention aggravation) for Parallels. I have been using QH&B for years and appreciate the business tools very much. As a small business owner, I would love to see QH&B for the Mac!
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I very much need QH&B for Mac!!!
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This seems like something that should have been out years ago but I would like Quicken H&B for mac as well 
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I can't believe we even have to ask for this!  Of course, we want it.  
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Alicia, they know some people want it. They need to try to estimate how many thousands of people want it and will buy it before committing to devote thousands of hours of time and hundreds of thousands of dollars to building it. 
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My quicken just stopped working on my mac.   Is there anything out there that will work on Mac?
Am tired of fighting to try and get it to function 
Thanks, 
Anna M. 
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Different topic. Creating a new conversation so this question gets the visibility and attention it deserves.

Please reference the new conversation here: QMac stopped working.
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would like to purchase H&B but have a mac, any estimate on roll-out?
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Donna, if you read his thread from the top, you'll see that the Mac product manager was just trying to gauge interest in the potential for a Mac H&B product. It's not something that's close to being released, and it's probably not under development yet. They have a lot of work to still do to bring Quicken for Mac closer to parity with Quicken for Windows, and I think they'd need to accomplish that before adding on to the base program to add the H&B functionality. My guess is that it's at least a year, and more likely 2+ years off -- assuming they decide to create such a product in the first place.
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My understanding there's not much of possibility to be available.  Premonition tell me they direction use user for those Online Apps instead.  I want my privacy and not being subjected to become hacked. 
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I agree it will not be made available.  They want Online Apps and I don't trust online completely. 
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You just agreed with your own comment from 3 weeks ago; glad you still agree with yourself! ;)

That said, I don't know what you're basing your guesswork on. Intuit, the former parent of Quicken, decided to focus on online programs -- Mint and Quickbooks -- and spun off Quicken because it was a desktop program that didn't fit their focus on online products. The ownership and management of the now-independent Quicken company may in the future develop some online services, but 100% of the company's revenue comes from the sale of their desktop programs, and they know that many of their users want their data to remain in their desktops, not online. It seems highly unlikely they will move away from the current Quicken products anytime soon.
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Quicken Home & Business on Mac will be very welcome. Have to use virtual machines to run Windows on Macs now. Searching on the internet for solutions, it seems there are a lot of users who had to resolve to using virtual machines on Mac to be able to run Quicken Home & Business. 

Mac is growing as a platform for serious business and home end users, hope Intuit is taking notice of this. 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Quicken for Home & Business for Mac.

I have been a Quicken user since the DOS days and it has been perfect for me. However, ten years ago I saw the light and switched to using Mac computers. I tried in vain using Quicken for Mac and it did not have the same functionality as Quicken for Home & Business. I tried using a virtual Windows on Mac but the keystrokes are not the same. Bottom line - please expand the line to include higher functioning Quicken products for those of us who want to be free from Windows so I can finally rid my desktop of the last remaining PC, keyboard and mouse that clutter it solely because  I have become so dependent upon Quicken for Home & Business.
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I completely agree. Quicken for Mac should and dare I say must be on par with quicken for Windows for you to have a viable product and charge the same price. Quicken for Mac compared to Quicken for windows is a sub-par product. So sorry i purchased. Currently looking for another product to give me what i need and still use my Mac
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Have you found that elusive product?

So disappointed to have to install software on my Mac to allow it to operate the PC Quicken Home and Business, you'd think they'd realize the demand for a Mac version of this product?
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Consider these free alternatives, in the meantime...

Since you need to keep your PC & Mac, you could also run Quicken on the PC and use remote access software (several free options, e.g. NoMachine and Teamviewer) to access Quicken on one computer from the other, or even mobile devices (see this great article for complete review of many options (most are free): http://machow2.com/rdp-for-mac/ ). Though this article was written primarily with Macs in mind, there are many solutions offered that work for Windows too. The one trade-off is that the host computer cannot really be used for anything else while using Quicken with these remote solutions. 

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I have been using Quicken forever and specifically Home and Business for many, many years. I have postponed switching to Mac because of the lack of this migration. However, when the new MacBook comes out this Fall I am making the switch. It would be super great if there were a Home and Business version for Mac. The words "it may be awhile" is discouraging, especially considering the years that Quicken has had to develop this. Please consider reallocating resources for this product. Thank you.
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I also vote for a business edition of Quicken for Mac. I run a small business and am currently using Quickbooks but I would switch to Quicken in a heartbeat if there were a Business edition. As stated earlier the number of Mac users is growing more and more everyday and I really think you are losing quite a bit of revenue by not having a business edition for Mac.
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Have you looked into running a VM on your Mac ... and then running Windows within that and H&B within Windows?
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It's an option but that would require me to purchase not only Quicken but also VM, and a copy of windows. Just not willing to spend that much money just to have a Business version of Quicken. 
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That is how I am running H&B now and that is the only reason I'm running Windows at all. I would really rather not have to run Windows on my Mac.
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The QMac product is, when compared to QWin, somewhere between the Win "Starter Edition" and Win "Deluxe" in capability.  It's going to be a LONG time before an H&B for Mac is available.  Years, not months.
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They've been saying "years" for years now. I guess that means never in Quicken-speak. Any other good financial solutions out there?
Please add Home and Business for Mac.  My old Windows desktop is dying fast and I use that computer only for Quicken Home and Business home accounting. I am currently using Quickbooks Self Employed for my private practice and and it is extremely limited in its functions
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I too had been an original windows quicken user - I switched to a mac to run my business 8 years ago after my last dell computer bit the dust.  I was VERY disappointed that there was no home and business for my mac and and still disappointed in that - I am starting up my business again and would need to have a business product for my income/expenses.  Since it appears that Quicken will not be coming out with a home and business I will have to look for another option.  Does anyone here know of alternatives?
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Get QuickBooks.
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yes, Quickbooks is an excellent way for you to go; Get the online version..Very smooth
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Already voted.
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P.S. Since the new release of the Macbook Pro (2016), I've ordered one which is due to arrive Mid-December. The sooner Intuit can release a Quicken Home and Business solution, the better :) Ready? Go!
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Using Quicken and H&B on Windows since 1997, but, I am converted to MAC since 2009. 
I had to use Windows on top of VM (parallel) to use Quicken_H&B to get by. 

How long will it take for Intuit to recognize more people are using MAC(macOS) and provide user with H&B MAC version? Shall I wait for it or find alternative ?
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Tom, I'd love to figure some way to identify more folks like you and I who represent the "pent-up demand" in the market place.  Only by driving the business case for Quicken would they be able to devote more resources to the project.
-Terry
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Perhaps a FB campaign? Would get a lot more exposure than this site
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How do we start a FB campaign?
Sounds pretty cool
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I'm having the same problem, although I've just started using Quicken. I really can't believe there is not a Mac version, feel like I'm in a time warp from the 1980-90's
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To all those who are asking for a Mac version of Home & Business, understand that the absence of such a product does not mean the management of Quicken doesn't understand there are people who would like it. There has *never* been a Mac Home & Business version, although there are likely more home Mac users now than ever before. There are really two issues...

First, they haven't yet gotten the existing Quicken for Mac product to be on a par with the legacy Quicken 2007 for Mac or with Quicken for Windows. They started from scratch to build a new generation Quicken for Mac a few years ago, but the programming team is very small -- resulting in them making progress, but fairly slow progress. It will likely take another year or two just to get Quicken Mac to the level of Quicken Deluxe for Windows.

After that work is done, the next question is whether they devote resources -- programmers and time -- to building a Home & Business version for Mac. There's no doubt there's demand for such a product, but the question is whether there's *enough* demand to justify the thousands of hours it would take to create, test, bring to market and support. There are, at the time I'm writing this, 23 votes for this idea at the top of the page. Obviously, that's not a useful sample of people who would buy Quicken H&B for Mac; it just means that comments posted here don't give the management team any real help in deciding how large the market is for such a product. They do know how many people buy the Windows version of H&B, and they need to forecast how many Mac copies they could sell. The number has to be big enough to justify the development, maintenance and support costs.

In any case, I would not expect to see a Home & Business edition of Quicken for Mac anytime in the next year, and probably not for longer than that, even if they do decide to create one.
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I've given up hope on the Home and Business version for Mac. If they wanted to do it, they would have already done it. As it stands now, people are still resorting to a virtual machine of sorts to run the windows version, equating to Quicken still seeing the revenues without the overhead of creating the Mac version. There are many, many people in the world with the skills and knowledge to create the Mac version of H & B. Thus, they could contract with them to do it. That's why I don't think it will ever happen. Meanwhile, I might have to resort to another solution - IF one ever comes along. 
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Lisa,

If you read my post above, you'll see why I don't think you're correct about Home & Business for Mac. You say "If they wanted to do it, they would have already done it" and "There are many, many people in the world with the skills and knowledge to create the Mac version of H & B." But I think you're focused on the wrong issue: it's not a matter of not being able to find programmers to do the work, it's the economics to fund the work.

Look, they've been working for the past 4+ years just to build a new generation of Quicken for Mac. If they had the resources (e.g. more revenue = more funds = more programmers), they would have been further along faster. I'm convinced that there's no lack of desire on the part of the Mac team at Quicken, it's that they don't sell enough to throw more people at it. Building from scratch all the features developed over the past 3 decades of Quicken Windows and Mac takes time, and if there was lots of money to throw at it, they could have rooms of programmers developing code much more quickly, or as you suggest, they could hire out contract programmers. But there clearly aren't enough people buying Quicken Mac for them to afford to do that. So they've got a small team of programmers working away, making steady progress to create a new Quicken for Mac that, update by update, increasingly fills the many needs of longtime users.

At the pace they've been on, factoring in that the president of the company has said they've been adding programmers, but also factoring in that they must devote a chunk of time this year to re-write lots of code because of Quicken's separation from Intuit (whose back-end servers still provide a lot of the downloading functionality), my guess is that it will take another year to two to do the development work required to check off many of the requested features longtime users are still waiting for.

Further up in this thread, the product manager of Quicken for Mac said that exactly: "We still have quite a bit of functionality to add to Quicken for Mac just to get it even close to Quicken Windows..." Then turning to the possibility of a Home & Business version for Mac, he added: "...so the reality is it may be some time before we get there, but [I] would love to find out how many people are interested in this." So he's clearly saying that they haven't ruled out creating a Home & Business version for Mac, but they're not yet far enough along in developing the core Quicken for Mac to consider it yet. So, again guessing, it might be another year or more until they even decide whether to devote the resources to building Home & Business for Mac, and if they decide to do it, maybe another year until they have a first version to sell. Bottom line: *if* they decide to do a Mac version of Home & Business, it will probably be at least 2 or 3 years, maybe more, until it's available.
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Thans Lisa, EXCELLENT discussion of the business case for QM build-out.  I'd like to add that it would be interesting to know how much pent up demand there is for Mac version, i.e. those H&B users who are still keeping a clunky old Windows machine around in anticipation of a more robust Quicken product...that was certainly true for me until early 2016 when I switched to Mac version. 
Regards,
Dr. Terry Fotre
Woodside, CA
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I would love to see the Home & Business version for Mac.   There are always people looking for financial software designed for Macs: and not having to run on top of Windows or virtual machines.   

I for one am not interested in running Parallels, or the like!

Even better would be for making it available to Canadians.
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Jim Chaney

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I would also love to have a H&B version for MAC,
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Gaya Deák

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I add my voice to hoping for a Mac version of Quicken Home and Business.  Thank you to Lisa for adding some depth of perspective.  However, you say Intuit can't be certain of the demand.  Seems to me there would be many ways of discerning the level of potential demand.

Suggestion:  Make it a condition of sale for every Quicken  program - and every update - (for direct sales and distributors) - that the buyer answer 2 questions:  

    1.)  Are you intending to use this Quicken version for a Mac, through a virtual Windows
          application?
    2.)  If it were available in a Mac version, for use without the need of virtual Windows: How likely
           would you be to switch to the Mac version if the quality/functionality of the program were the
           same? 
                  Absolutely!____  Very Likely  _____ Maybe Next Year _______ Not Sure ______  
                                       Probably Not ______  Definitely Not ________

Seems to me you'd get plenty of data - to take to your Directors - with that approach.
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It's worth bearing in mind that users switching from Windows to Mac versions of Quicken do not increase the size of the user base; switchers don't generate more revenue for the company to fund development. That doesn't mean there's not demand, or that satisfying that demand isn't important -- it just doesn't identify an unserved market segment that could bring in new revenue to help pay for added developers.
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Jan Davenport

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Hit the nail on the head
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No but it does bring in justification to possibly shift development money from the Windows side to the Mac side, since the Windows version is a quite mature product, so is more in maintenance mode. This may slow down some development on the Windows side but enable growth on the Mac side. But it may show that the amount of resources being applied to the Windows version is disproportionate to the demand.

Also, that survey would miss identifying new H&B users on the Mac side...either new to Quicken or old Quicken for Mac users looking to upgrade. So that would need to be captured too as potential new revenue.
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Burton S Johnson

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Quicken Home and Business for Mac please.  The sooner the better!
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Rafael Rosario

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In addition allow exporting to all file extensions. 
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Rafael Rosario

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Do update List of Banks in ONLINE BANKING SET UP.  (According to a window integrated it supposed to be updated daily)  Individual purchases of Intuit products generates sufficient revenue to also allow customer demand and satisfaction.  
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I would really like Quicken Home & Business for Mac
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No disrespect but you will be waiting quite awhile for this assuming Quicken is even entertaining it. They are busy bringing QM17 up to parity with QM & QW2007
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Since this thread is quite long and new readers here may not have read all the way through it, anyone interested in a Mac version of Home & Business might find this post I made several months ago higher up in the thread helpful in understanding why such a product is likely two or more years in the future, if they decide to build one.
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The length of this thread would seem to indicate a high level of interest. Is anyone passing this along to the Quicken folks? They could be missing out on a good opportunity here. Real shame if one of their competitors stepped in and filled the gap.
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Rafael Rosario

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Not much expectation with quickbook and intuit.  After 20 + years of usage! PROBLEMATIC EVERY STAGE!
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Rafael Rosario: Quicken used to be part of Intuit, but it's an independent company now. QuickBooks is an Intuit product, but Quicken is not.