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IntuitQuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM)
 
4.4

(based on 39 reviews)

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    (6)

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to navigate (27)
  • Great features (21)
  • Fast and powerful (17)
  • Easy to install (9)
  • Makes collaboration easy (8)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Financial information (22)
    • Organizing data (18)
    • Improving efficiency (14)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Quality oriented (21), Budget shopper (13)
      • Primary use:
      • Business (32), Personal (6)
      • Computer Platform:
      • PC (37)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great Product

    I use QB for my sole proprietorship consulting business. It has easy to use categories for everything I usually do on paper, and it encourages me to enter income and expenses in a more...Read complete review

    I use QB for my sole proprietorship consulting business. It has easy to use categories for everything I usually do on paper, and it encourages me to enter income and expenses in a more timely way. The things it does not seem to easily allow are the habitual bad practices my shoe box approach promoted. I started using this product mid-year, so there was some catching up to do, but the program allowed me to record income, payments and expenses from past months relatively easily. On the negative side, the appearance of the many windows upon start up is a bit overwhelming but I expect these to decrease as I become more familiar with and customize the elements of the program.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    More functionally that I do not need

    I tried this product and returned it; my comments.
    QuickBooks was installed on the iMac 1/20/2012 and a lot of time was spent becoming familiar with the product; your excellent QuickBooks...Read complete review

    I tried this product and returned it; my comments.
    QuickBooks was installed on the iMac 1/20/2012 and a lot of time was spent becoming familiar with the product; your excellent QuickBooks manual was used to set up my company file including bank account, credit card, invoices, expense vouchers and sales receipts. During this exercise, I realized that QuickBooks has a lot more functionality than I need. After a while of use the company file could not be opened, even after quitting QuickBooks and rebooting the computer. So persistence prevailed and I again created a new company file and after a short time that file could no longer be opened either no matter what I tried.

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    5.0

    Good product to buy

    By Chinh

    from Portland Oregon

    About Me Value Oriented

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast and Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Financial Information

      Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

      It helps my business.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
      • Computer Platform:
      • PC

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      4.0

      Mostly okay, somewhat limited

      By Gymn

      from Ohio

      About Me Quality Oriented

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Navigate

      Cons

      • Not customizable
      • Not Powerful Enough

      Best Uses

      • Basic accounting
      • Financial Information

      Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

      I've been using QB for 7 years. It's pretty good for basic accounting but is not very customizable. It takes a long time to edit their templates so they don't look so hideous, and even when you're done they still put you in a box so you can't have everything you want. Intuit tries to nail you with extra costs for addons every way they can and their customer service isn't very good. Anyways...it's functional but leaves a lot to be desired.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
      • Computer Platform:
      • PC

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      4.0

      Very useful

      By luigi

      from New Jersey

      About Me Quality Oriented

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Navigate
      • Great Features

      Cons

      • Can't delete opening bal

      Best Uses

      • Financial Information

      Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

      Use for personal finances

      • Primary use:
      • Business
      • Computer Platform:
      • PC

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      5.0

      Great price for the product.

      By Nail pounder

      from Kansas

      About Me Quality Oriented

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Navigate
      • Fast and Powerful
      • Great Features
      • Makes Collaboration Easy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Financial Information
        • Human Resources
        • Improving Efficiency
        • Organizing Data

        Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

        I've used Quickbooks for 13yrs and wouldn't use anything else. The new features of 2012 make it even more user friendly.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Computer Platform:
        • PC

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        5.0

        QuickBooks Pro 2012 Excellent

        By StageNinja

        from Indianapolis, IN

        About Me Value Oriented

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Navigate
        • Fast and Powerful
        • Great Features
        • Makes Collaboration Easy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Financial Information
          • Improving Efficiency
          • Organizing Data

          Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

          Our account recommended we upgrade from Qbooks 07 to 2012. We were hesistant because the former was working fine for us. The online banking portion of Quickbooks Pro 2012 paid for itself already in time saved. Excellent program. Wish they'd just make all versions multi-users (from different machines) but other than that it's great.

          • Primary use:
          • Business
          • Computer Platform:
          • PC

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          5.0

          Excellent Easy to Use Business Software

          By SAM

          from Mission Viejo, CA

          About Me Quality Oriented

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Navigate
          • Fast and Powerful
          • Great Features
          • Quick Set Up

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Financial Information
            • Improving Efficiency
            • Organizing Data

            Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

            For small business and personal service business this is a great package. Don't have to be an accountant to use, easy to set up and get started. Great for business owners who are keeping their own books. Invoices, Statements, history, reports all predone and can be eaily modified including adding your own logo.

            Great value and has things like supplies and payroll services that can be added with simplicity.

            • Primary use:
            • Business
            • Computer Platform:
            • PC

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            5.0

            Why I upgraded my QB.

            By Marcus

            from Houston TX

            About Me Quality Oriented

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Navigate
            • Fast and Powerful
            • Great Features

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Business planning

              Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

              I upgraded my QuickBooks Pro 2009 ONLY because my bank only supports the two previous builds. I've been using QB for years for each of my companies. When I worked IT I sold accounting and point of sale southwest
              Software. Preachtree WAS QB's only competition. Even then QB could be used by any body that could balance a checkbook. You had to be an accountant to use the competition. QB has only improved it's product. If you're debating if you should use QB online or out of a box, the box to me is always the best choice. Well worth it's one time payment.

              • Primary use:
              • Business
              • Computer Platform:
              • PC

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              4.0

              A must have for small business owners

              By school nurse Janet

              from Oconomowoc, WI

              About Me Value Oriented

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Navigate
              • Great Features

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Improving Efficiency
                • Organizing Data

                Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

                Easy to learn and use. Helps greatly in keeping records for our small business.

                • Primary use:
                • Business
                • Computer Platform:
                • PC

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                4.0

                Good product

                By Tony

                from New Albany Indiana

                About Me Quality Oriented

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Navigate
                • Fast and Powerful
                • Great Features
                • Makes Collaboration Easy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Financial Information
                  • Improving Efficiency
                  • Organizing Data

                  Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

                  upgraded from older version. Imported old files with on problems.Produce is easy to use and would buy again.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                  • Computer Platform:
                  • PC

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                  4.0

                  good product

                  By azamra

                  from NY

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Navigate
                  • Great Features

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

                      great, i up grated to 2012 for the option to have files attached to QB also some new features i liked

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business
                      • Computer Platform:
                      • PC

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                      5.0

                      Great buy!

                      By Key

                      from Lakewood, NJ

                      Verified Buyer

                      Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

                      Great buy- b and h does it again- great industry standard product for the best price!

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                      3.0

                      Paying for what we don't need

                      By scifiripley

                      from Alliance, Oh

                      About Me Value Oriented

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Fast and Powerful
                      • Great Features

                      Cons

                      • Hard To Navigate

                      Best Uses

                      • Financial Information

                      Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

                      If you're looking to cover all aspects of your business, this product is fine. If all you need is a program to track finances and write checks you're buying the wrong product. Unfortunately 10 years ago Quick Books fit the bill with their "Basic" program. To get the product to work now it takes all the bells and whistles - like going from a motorcycle to a cadillac. No question it's a good program, just too much info for us.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business
                      • Computer Platform:
                      • PC

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                      3.0

                      Many Changes w/ Quickbooks 2012

                      By Stephanie

                      from Sacramento, CA

                      About Me Value Oriented

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Navigate

                      Cons

                      • Monthly charges

                      Best Uses

                      • Organizing Data

                      Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

                      I've been using Quickbooks for 9yrs for my small business. I have always loved the ease of invoicing and reports.I'm not happy with the [$] a month charge to email invoices. I don't like a few other little changes they made but I'm sure I will adjust.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business
                      • Computer Platform:
                      • PC

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                      5.0

                      great

                      By Dave

                      from Louisiana

                      About Me Value Oriented

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Navigate
                      • Fast and Powerful
                      • Great Features

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Financial Information

                        Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

                        Works well

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Computer Platform:
                        • PC

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                        4.0

                        Best QuickBooks

                        By Kevans

                        from Diamond.OH

                        About Me Quality Oriented

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Fast and Powerful
                        • Great Features

                        Cons

                        • Everything costs extra
                        • Hard To Navigate
                        • Redundent

                        Best Uses

                        • Small business

                        Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

                        Had to update from QuickBooks 3.1 and 3.1 was stripped down and much easier to use. This product should have 2 levels of use, one basic and one advanced to be selected at startup. Most users will use the basic setup and advanced users will like the full version. Basic would suit my needs fully.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business
                        • Computer Platform:
                        • PC

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                        5.0

                        Its Change My Business

                        By sam

                        from NewYork

                        About Me Quality Oriented

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

                              Best What Cote Be

                              • Primary use:
                              • Business
                              • Computer Platform:
                              • PC

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                              4.0

                              Not that different than 2009

                              By no agenda reviews

                              from nashville, TN

                              About Me Quality Oriented

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Navigate

                              Cons

                              • Hard To Install or Upgrade
                              • Not Powerful Enough

                              Best Uses

                              • Financial Information
                              • Organizing Data

                              Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

                              I love quickbooks in general, but I was forced into buying 2012Pro in order to continue my merchant services processing with intuit. Otherwise, 2009 was just as good. I guess the newer version will make the program run more smoothly, without the glitches I encountered often in 2009 after 2012 was released.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Business
                              • Computer Platform:
                              • PC

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                              4.0

                              Excellent software

                              By Alta Dan

                              from Salt Lake City, UT

                              About Me Value Oriented

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Navigate
                              • Fast and Powerful
                              • Great Features

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Financial Information
                                • Improving Efficiency
                                • Organizing Data

                                Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

                                Very user friendly

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal
                                • Computer Platform:
                                • PC

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                                3.0

                                Forced to upgrade

                                By Small size consultant

                                from Boulder, CO

                                About Me Value Oriented

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

                                      I was using QuickBooks 2009 for my small 2 person consulting business. It worked fine and had everything I needed. I was recently forced to upgrade to 2012 as Intuit started eliminating basic online functionality with 2009 such as downloading bank statements.

                                      As far as I can tell, the 2012 has some fancier graphics and some new looks. Reminds me of the Microsoft Office upgrade from 2003 to 2007 and then 2010. Not really any huge improvements unless you are a power.

                                      I'm sure QuickBooks 2012 has some great enhancements, it's just wasted on my very small businees.

                                      B&H had the best QuickBooks 2012 price of the reputable companies. It took about 8 days for delivery with normal shipping.

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Business
                                      • Computer Platform:
                                      • PC

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                                      4.0

                                      QuickBooks Pro 2012

                                      By Joan

                                      from Orange, CA

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Financial Information
                                          • Organizing Data

                                          Comments about Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2012 (CD-ROM):

                                          Product is great, but you really need an experienced person to help navigate through. If you are offered 30 days of free technical support, take it!

                                          • Primary use:
                                          • Business
                                          • Computer Platform:
                                          • PC

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