Comparing QuickBooks Online Desktop Application and QuickBooks Desktop

As software prices continue to increase, more people are migrating to the cloud. During this video we will be Comparing QuickBooks Online Desktop Application and QuickBooks Desktop.

If you have been using QuickBooks Desktop or QuickBooks Enterprise for most of your career, you may find it very uncomfortable with the different layout in QuickBooks Online.  Fortunately, Intuit created a new desktop version of their online platform that offers a very similar look and feel of its Enterprise counterpart.  In a sense, this provides perfect training wheels for those hesitant to making the change.

Who should consider using the QuickBooks Online Desktop App

So you may be wondering to yourself, why would I want to use the QuickBooks Online Desktop application? There are a couple scenarios where it would be beneficial.

You have a larger team moving from QuickBooks Enterprise to QuickBooks Online Advanced

If you have team members that are very hesitant to learn new technology, this new application allows each individual user to select which view they prefer.  This will make it easier for your company to get moving in the cloud.

You want to stay logged in to QuickBooks Online longer than 4 hours

The online version of QuickBooks Online will automatically log you out if you are inactive for a designated period of time.  With the QuickBooks Online Desktop Application, you can remain logged in as long as you wish!

You are an Accountant User that switches between company files alot:

With the QuickBooks Online Desktop App, you can easily switch between company files and even different accounting firms without having to log out and log back into through the webbrowser.

Below are quick jump points in the video, just in case you are in a hurry!

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