What Are The System Requirements For Quicken 2018

All the financial planning activities that were historically done on paper are now performed using Quicken.  And there are different and incompatible versions of Quicken that allow users to track finances. It can record and provide complete information about credit card and bank balance. The most important service of Quicken is Quicken Bill Pay that helps a user to pay their bills directly using Quicken. Here we are discussing the System Requirements For Quicken 2018.

System Requirements For Quicken 2018:

There are a lot of benefits behind Quicken. The use of Quicken has been extended to household and other health services too. If you want to use Quicken and enjoy its services, there is a need to have a computer or any other device to run this software. Your device must fulfill all the below mentioned requirements for better use.

But there are different versions of quicken run on Windows and Macintosh Operating Systems. But from the recent update of 2017, Microsoft stopped support for Windows and Vista. It was done keeping in mind the security of the user’s information. Though we can run Quicken on Windows Vista without any issue then there will be no guarantee if the user faces any problem regarding security and privacy.

As per The Version Released, System Requirements For Quicken

Windows OS:

Features | VersionsQuicken 2016 Quicken 2017Quicken 2018
Computer1 GHz OR higher 1 GHz or higher1 GHz or higher
Operating SystemWindows 7/8&8.1/10Windows 7/8&8.1/10Windows 7/8/8.1/10
Memory1 GB or higher1 GB or higherMinimum 1 GB Memory
Hard disk SpaceUp to 450 MB free space and in case, if .NET not installed- up to 1.5 GBUp to 450 MB free space and up to 1.5 GB if NETis not installedMinimum 450 MB free disk space but 1.5 GB if .NET is not installed
Internet Connection56 kbps modem or higher56 kbps modem or higherBroadband internet connection recommended
Monitorhigher  or 1024×768 resolution 1024×768 or even higher resolution1024×768 or  higher screen resolution

Mac OS:

Features | VersionsQuicken 2016 Quicken 20172018 Quicken
ComputerIntel-Based MacintoshIntel-Based Macintosh Intel-based Macintosh
Operating System Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.12 (Sierra), or newer10.11 (El Capitan), 10.12 (Sierra), Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or newerMac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.12 (Sierra), or newer
DisplayMinimum 1280×800, 1366×768 or greater1280×800, 1366×768 or greater 1280×800 or greater
Internet ConnectionBroadbandAlso BroadbandBroadband

System Specifications:


  1. Go To Start icon.
  2. Right-click on it.
  3. Select System.


  1. Click on the Apple icon on the top left corner.
  2. Select About This Mac.

Solutions to common issues found Installing Quicken:

  • Make sure your system has new released OS.
  • There must be a firewall or any anti-virus in your system.

In the case of Installation Error, perform these steps:

  • Find out where is Quicken Installer in your system.Quicken_(version name)_(year).exe is the typical name format of it.
  • Right-click on it and Select Properties.
  • Select the Compatibility tab within the Properties window.
  • The unchecked box named as Run this program in compatibility mode for in compatibility mode section.
  • Click on Apply. Select OK.
  • Try the installation once again.


  • iPhone or iPad
    Requires iOS 9 or higher.
  • Android mobile and Tablet
    OS 4.4 or newer.


Quicken is the topmost money management software for more than 30 years. It helps to live healthy and financial life. In order to enjoy the benefits of Quicken, you must follow and adopt all above mentioned Quicken System Requirements to use it efficiently. Whether it’s an iPhone user or Android or the person accessing PC with Windows or Mac, anyone can access to finances and business transactions. For Quicken support, dial the toll-free number 888 883-9555

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