Improvements made to Quicken over the years

Here's a partial list of what we've added to Quicken over the years. If you're upgrading from an earlier version of Quicken, this list will give you a good idea of the many new features now available to you. Enjoy!


(D) - Quicken Deluxe, (P) - Quicken Premier, (H&B) - Quicken Home & Business, (R) - Quicken Rental Property Manager.

What's new in Quicken 2016 for Windows

  • Bill Presentment / Online Bills
  • Improved Options Support
  • Improved Upgrading Process
  • Improved Reliability and Accuracy of Bank Downloads and Transactions
  • New and Improved Mobile Companion App
  • Improved Getting Started Process

What's new in Quicken 2015 for Windows

  • Credit Score
  • Portfolio xRay
  • Improved Installation Process
  • Improved Password Management
  • Improved Bill Reminders
  • Improved Bond Support
  • Improved Options Support
  • Improved Placeholder handling

What's new in Quicken 2014 for Windows 

  • Intuit ID for Quicken Connected Services
  • Attaching images to transactions and accounts
  • One Step Update
  • Reminders in the Register
  • Improved Mobile and Alerts
  • Improved Schedule Updates
  • Improved Budgets

What's new in Quicken 2013 for Windows

  • Mobile & Alerts
  • Budgets
  • Loans
  • Hidden and Closed Accounts
  • Register Search and Filter
  • Register Action Bar
  • Renaming Rules
  • Savings Goals 

What's new in Quicken 2012 for Windows

  • Budgets
  • Debt Reduction Planner
  • Large Fonts Support
  • Automatically Accepted Investing Transactions
  • Property Dashboard
  • Downloaded Currency Exchange Rates (P)
  • Quicken Transfer Format (QXF) Support
  • Investment Share Balance column
  • Faster Downloads
  • Simplified Bill and Income Reminders
  • More Account Bar Icons

What's new in Quicken 2011 for Windows

  • Spending tab
  • All Transactions Register
  • Projected Balances Graph
  • Customizable Register Columns
  • More Financial Institutions
  • Automatic Quotes Download (P)
  • Flags in the Account Bar
  • Account Overviews
  • Transfer Detection
  • New Look and Feel
  • Bond Maturity Report

What's new in Quicken 2010 for Windows

  • Home tab
  • Improved Navigation
  • Pop-up Registers
  • Improved Automatic Categorization

What's new in Quicken 2009 for Windows

  • Bill Management
  • Improved Add Account Flow
  • Sidebar Guidance
  • Rental Property Manager integrated into Quicken (R)

What's new in Quicken 2008 for Windows

  • New Navigation and Account Bar
  • Savings Plan
  • Categorization and Tagging
  • ore Financial Institutions and New Account Types
  • Business tab and Tax Snapshot (H&B)

What's new in Quicken 2007 for Windows

  • New Quicken Home tab
  • Easy access to charts and graphs
  • See your Cash Flow Detail
  • Improved financial information download
  • Improved Financial Calendar
  • Improved image attachment
  • Improved minireports
  • New integrated online backup
  • Print professional reports
  • Quicken Home Inventory Manager

What's new in Quicken 2006 for Windows 

  • One click insights for recent spending (minireports)
  • Improved Reports tab
  • Manage your spending with six new reports
  • Store electronic checks, receipts and other images with your transactions (D)
  • Store electronic statements and other images with accounts (D)
  • Save your reports and invoices as PDFs
  • Correct and edit from within reports
  • Quickly find and edit your transactions
  • Over 121 customer suggested improvements

What's new in Quicken 2005 for Windows

  • Account Registers Improvements
  • Category List Manager
  • Category QuickFill Improvements
  • Scheduled Transactions Monthly View
  • Scheduled TransactionsIncreased Scheduling Flexibility
  • Renaming Rules for Downloaded Transactions
  • Excel Compatible Export
  • File backup enhancements
  • Quicken Home tab improvements

What's new in Quicken 2004 for Windows

  • Express Account Setup
  • Online Accounts Register Enhancements
  • Net Worth tab(D)
  • Easier Investment Account Setup
  • Placeholder Entries and Backfill
  • Investing Accounts Redesign
  • Investing Center Improvements
  • New Snapshots in the Investing Center (P)
  • Portfolio Enhancements
  • Security Detail View Improvements
  • 401(k) Tracking Improvements (D)
  • Register Enhancements
  • Visual Design and Printing of Reports/Graphs Improvements
  • Backup Improvements

What's new in Quicken 2003 for Windows

  • Accept credit cards payments using the Quicken Merchant Account Service. (H&B)
  • Redesigned Business Center (H&B)
  • Tax-Smart Investing Insights to Help Improve After-Tax Returns (P)
  • Proactive Investing Alerts (P)
  • Schedule A, B and D Tax Reports (P)
  • Investment Sale Optimizer Based on Your Goals (P)
  • Buy/Sell Preview (P)
  • New Capital Gains Snapshot (P)
  • Scheduled Online Updates (D)
  • Easier Setup to Connect Your Accounts to Download Data (D)
  • Improved, More Flexible Investment and Paycheck Setup (D)
  • Quick Access Account Bar
  • Reports Navigator
  • Redesigned Account Centers

 What's new in Quicken 2002 for Windows

  • Vehicle Mileage Tracker (H&B)
  • On-Screen Invoice Customization (H&B)
  • Mini Business Plan Writer (H&B)
  • Guidance for Small Business (H&B)
  • Easier investment setup (D)
  • Portfolio Analyzer (D)
  • Capital Gains Estimator Supports Loss Carryovers & Employee Options (D)
  • Tax Implications View in Portfolio View (D)
  • Improved Support for Bonds
  • Improved IRA Tracking
  • My Finances Setup View
  • Easier, More Flexible Budgeting
  • Automatic Categorization
  • Automatic Reconcile 

What's new in Quicken 2001 for Windows

  • Job Tracking (H&B)
  • Prepare Estimates (H&B)
  • Improved Cash Basis Reports (H&B)
  • Improved Tax Planner (D)
  • 30+ New Portfolio Performance Indicators (D)
  • Smarter Reconcile
  • View Balances on
  • Proactive Missed Bill Reminders
  • Improved Transfer to TurboTax

What's new in Quicken 2000 for Windows

  • QuickPayroll (H&B)
  • Contact Manager Import/Export (H&B)
  • Invoice E-mailing (H&B)
  • Financial Activity Centers
  • One Step Update (D)
  • Pocket Quicken for Palm Connected Organizers (D)
  • Background Download (D)
  • Automatic Asset Class Download (D)
  • Employee Stock Option Tracking (D)
  • Asset Allocation Guide and Monitor (D)
  • Portfolio Value and Cost Basis Graph (D)
  • Stock Evaluator (D)
  • TurboTax Data Import (D)
  • Itemized Deduction Estimator (D)
  • Tax Withholding Estimator (D)
  • Lifetime Planner (D)

What's new in Quicken 99 for Windows

  • Customer statements (H&B)
  • Discounts/surcharges (H&B)
  • Finance charges (H&B)
  • What-If Scenarios (D)
  • Financial Activity Centers (D)
  • Enter transactions using QuickEntry (D)
  • WebEntryEnter your transactions on the Web
  • View your Quicken Alerts and portfolio on (D)
  • Capital Gains Estimator (D)
  • WebTurboTax (D)
  • Downloaded asset classes and 5-year historical quotes (D)
  • Improved stock and mutual fund research (D)
  • Transaction tracking in multiple currencies
  • Improved handling of transfers from the Splits window
  • One Step Update for all downloaded content
  • Ease-of-use improvements to online banking and bill payment
  • Investment tracking using "Average Cost" method 

What's new in Quicken 98 for Windows

  • Accounts receivable accounts (H&B)
  • Sales tax accounts (H&B)
  • Create, track, and print invoices (H&B)
  • Track reimbursable expenses (H&B)
  • Emergency Records Organizer (D)
  • Alerts (D)
  • Market Watch (U.S. Deluxe)
  • 401k Wizard (U.S. Deluxe)
  • Security Detail View News (U.S. Deluxe)
  • Paycheck Wizard
  • Get insurance quotes
  • Research mortgage rates
  • Online investment tracking
  • Online billing (U.S. versions)
  • Consolidation of Reminders/Scheduled Transactions Due

What's new in Quicken 6 for Windows

  • Tax Deduction Finder (D)
  • Debt Reduction Planner (D)
  • Credit Check (D)
  • Security Detail View
  • Asset Allocation graph
  • Ticker symbol lookup
  • Enhanced decimal precision for investments
  • Financial Newsstand
  • Online Quicken software updates
  • Online Financial Center
  • Online banking matching and updating enhancements
  • EasyAnswer Graphs
  • How Do I? (common questions and answers)
  • Free stock and mutual fund quotes

What's new in Quicken 5 for Windows

  • Financial Address Book (D)
  • Watch List for investments
  • Automatic lot selection of shares to sell or remove
  • Add/Remove shares to an investment account
  • Check writing from investment accounts
  • Sort investments for analysis
  • Online bank account access
  • Transfer funds between online accounts
  • Easy Answer Reports
  • Tax Link Assistant

What's new in Quicken 4 for Windows

  • Quicken Home Inventory (D)
  • Ask the Experts and Finance 101 (D)
  • Customizable Portfolio View
  • Downloaded stock quotes
  • Progress Bar
  • Supercategories
  • Fiscal Year budgeting
  • Tax Planner
  • Forecasting

What's new in Quicken 3 for Windows

  • Pop-up calendar & calculator
  • Automatically enter scheduled transactions
  • Investment forms
  • Memorized reports
  • Forecast & manage variable interest rate loans
  • Savings Goals
  • Refinance & College Planners
  • Financial Calendar

What's new in Quicken 2 for Windows

  • QuickZoom
  • Stock price history window
  • Tax-deferred accounts
  • Multiple lot handling
  • Investment goals
  • Autocreate budgeting

What's new in Quicken for Windows

  • Investments reports & graphs
  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR) calculation
  • Electronic bill payment
  • Easy report selection & customization
  • Loan, Retirement, and Savings Planners
  • Credit card download


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