Microsoft Money for the Mac or Linux
Microsoft have never released a version of Microsoft Money for any platform other than the Window
platforms. Microsoft has no plans to do so and given that they have discontinued the Windows version, it is
unlikely that they ever will.
However, there are some workarounds
If you have an older, PowerPC-based Mac, then you can use Virtual PC.
If you want
to use Microsoft Money on a Mac, then you have a couple of options.
For more modern Intel-based
Mac machines, then Parallels
Desktop for Mac
or VMware Fusion enable you to run Windows on it. In these, you can run
Microsoft Money whilst retaining the
use of the Mac operating system. More information on this Parallels can be
If you wish to dual boot both OS X and Windows, then a solution would be to use Apple Boot Camp,
and boot into Windows when wanting to use Money.
I do not have a Mac, so both are untested by
myself (although I have used Money under a Virtual PC on a PC based system). However, I've had many many
reports that these both work.
You may obtain this software directly from Parallels.
There are two options here:WINE
which provides emulation of
Windows, and thus allow Money to be run.
have launched a version
of their Mac software for Linux: Parallels
Desktop for LinuxThanks to 'AA' for providing information about Parallels, Apple Boot Camp
and compatibility of Intel-based Macs and also thank you to Phil Stockton for alerting me to VMWare
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