To use Quicken on a Mac, purchase and install Intuit's Quicken for Mac software. Quicken for Mac works on Intel-based Macintosh computers running Mac OS 10.7.5 or later, and requires a broadband Internet connection.
Intuit does not offer any free downloads or trials of its Quicken for Mac software. It does provide a 60-day money back guarantee to ensure that customers are satisfied with the product after purchase. Intuit requires all Quicken for Mac users to register the software.
Quicken for Mac does not support bill payments, and does not include all investment report features found in other software versions. It does support bill payment reminders and a select number of investment reports, including realized and unrealized gains, tax reports and continuously updating portfolio quotes. The software supports data files created by Quicken 2007, Quicken Essential for Mac and Windows versions of Quicken from 2010 onward. Files created by other versions of Quicken cannot be imported.
Quicken for Mac's mobile companion app supports iPhone, iPad and Android devices. It does not support Windows Mobile or Windows Phone devices. The companion app syncs information from the desktop application, provides account balances and transaction details, uploads receipt images and adds and splits transactions. It also provides account alerts and notifications to increase security.