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Statement Writer system requirements


Intuit Statement Writer (ISW) and QuickBooks Statement Writer (QSW) are available only as an add-on to QuickBooks Premier Accountants Editions 2009 through 2014, Enterprise Editions 9.0 through 14.0, and Enterprise Accountant Editions 9.0 through 14.0. 

ISW became QuickBooks Statement Writer (QSW) in the 2012 editions. Thus, it shares the system requirements of those programs.

In addition, QSW is only compatible with Microsoft Office Excel 2010 (32-bit installation), MS Excel 2007 (all versions) and certain versions of MS Excel 2003 (MS Excel 2003 is in  QuickBooks 2011 and Prior), as described in the following sections.

QuickBooks 2013 and 2014 are not compatible with ANY version of Microsoft Excel 2003

Detailed information

 QuickBooks Premier Accountants Edition 2014 and Enterprise 14.0:

Compatible with Windows versions 8,7, Vista and XP.

  • 2.0 GHz processor; 2.4 GHz recommended
  • 1 GB RAM for single user, 2 GB RAM recommended for multiple users
  • 2.5 GB of disk space (additional space required for data files)
  • 4x CD-ROM drive required for CD installations
  • Display optimized for 1024 x 768 screen resolution or higher; 16-bit color or higher
  • Windows:
    • U.S. version of only
    • Regional Settings are supported when set to English (United States) with keyboard setting to U.S. only
    • Natively installed
  • Disk space requirements for additional software: 250 MB for Microsoft .NET 4.0 Runtime, provided on the QuickBooks CD
  • View full system requirements
  • QSW for 2014 is compatible with Microsoft Excel 2010 (32-bit), Excel 2007


Versions of Excel NOT COMPATIBLE with ISW:

Excel 2010 –

  • Microsoft Excel 2010 64- bit installation.

Note:   More information about compatibility with Excel 2010 and the difference between a 64-bit and a 32-bit version are in these articles:

 Excel 2003 - QuickBooks 2013

  • Office Basic Edition 2003
  • Office Standard Edition
  • Office Small Business Edition 2003
  • Office Student and Teacher Edition 2003

For more information, go to the Intuit Statement Writer page.

Note: If you are not sure what version of Excel you have, or want to see if your version will work with ISW, refer to Intuit Statement Writer (ISW) general troubleshooting.


If this information does not answer your question, you can read discussions and post messages and questions relating to your issue on the Intuit QuickBooks Community site for free. You can contact an agent for additional guidance. Fees may apply.

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