Compare Desktop Pro vs QuickBooks Online

See this comparison of QuickBooks Desktop Pro vs. QuickBooks Online based on data from user reviews. QuickBooks Desktop Pro rates 4.2/5 stars with 747 reviews. QuickBooks Online rates 3.8/5 stars with 1274 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

 
QuickBooks Mac Desktop
$299.95
Essentials
$30 per month
 
QuickBooks Enterprise
$84 per month
Plus
$40 per month
 
QuickBooks Pro
$299.95
Simple Start
$15 per month
 
QuickBooks Premier Plus 2017
$499.95 per year
 
QuickBooks Premier 2017
$499.95
 
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Meets RequirementsSee More
8.9
(Based on 699 reviews)
8.1
(Based on 1153 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
Ease of UseSee More
8.6
(Based on 703 reviews)
8.0
(Based on 1155 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
Ease of SetupSee More
8.3
(Based on 305 reviews)
7.8
(Based on 585 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
Ease of AdminSee More
8.7
(Based on 312 reviews)
7.9
(Based on 596 reviews)
Quality of SupportSee More
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7.6
(Based on 614 reviews)
7.5
(Based on 1006 reviews)
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
8.3
(Based on 301 reviews)
7.7
(Based on 577 reviews)
Product Direction (% positive)See More
Product Direction (% positive)See More
7.6
(Based on 706 reviews)
7.1
(Based on 1153 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
82.1%
86.8%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
14.7%
10.6%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
3.2%
2.6%
 
Accounting
15.7%
Accounting
16.2%
 
Construction
5.1%
Marketing and Advertising
7.5%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
4.3%
Information Technology and Services
4.7%
 
Information Technology and Services
3.8%
Non-Profit Organization Management
3.9%
 
Computer Software
3.7%
Financial Services
3.7%
 
Other
67.5%
Other
64.0%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Melissa P.
Administrator in Law Practice

Easy to use. Accurate, helpful tips. Printable reports.

G2 Crowd User in Computer Software

The cloud deployment of QB online allowed me as a business user to start implementing on a weekend with no IT support required. I was able to load our chart of accounts and set up the integrations to our bank and credit card accounts immediately. In...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Marketing and Advertising

I have the new user interface. It is not easy to use. They moved tabs that are often used to random places. For example, Reconcile used to be under the banking tab. Now it is in this random area on the upper right side by the name of our company with a gear...

Kim E.
Administrator in Internet

Everything else is a nightmare. The navigation is not intuitive at all especially if you are a seasoned Quickbooks user, a financial professional. Many of the short-cuts I used to use when doing my data entry now do not work since QB now creates a large...

 
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