Quicken was initially created to serve a tool for the management of personal accounts and finances. First released to the public by Quicken Inc in 1983, the software has since revolutionized how individually and companies are able to effectively manage their finances without the need of a physical accountant or accounting firm. The intuitive developers of the software have also managed to create compatible versions for the more popular and current operating systems; Windows and Mac. The software is also available for varied areas of the market; Business/Home as well as to meet demands based where and how the product is expected to perform. Among the current versions are Quicken Starter, Quicken Deluxe, Quicken Home and Business, Quicken Premiere and Quicken Rental Property Manager.