So here’s good news and bad news for Quicken users. For those on OS X 10.7 Lion, there is now an update of personal finance management app Quicken that works with Apple’s latest version of OS X. But you’ll be getting the same old app written for PPC from 2007.
Quicken was originally written for the Power PC Mac. The 2005, 2006, and 2007 version of Quicken for the PPC is not Lion-compatible. With the new version written specifically written for OS X Lion, people can now use Quicken on their Macs.
You can go to Intuit’s download page to get Quicken for OS X Lion
The download costs USD 14.99 for existing users of Quicken for Mac 2007. Intuit advises new Quicken customers to get Quicken Essentials for Mac, a stripped down version of Quicken for Mac written specifically for Intel-based Macs.
To get Quicken Essentials, you can either download it either from Intuit’s page for Quicken Essentials for Mac.
Prior to the update, OS X Lion users who wanted an application for managing their personal finances had to look for alternatives, such as iBank, Money 4, and Intuit’s free online app Mint.com.
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