PROS / You can use any check stock and laser printers to print checks with this program.
CONS / The Mac version has fewer features than the Windows version.
VERDICT / ezCheckPrinting provides check-printing capability for Windows or Mac users. Further, it's easy to personalize checks, and you can use multiple checking accounts.
ezCheckPrinting, check writing software, works with any blank check stock and an MICR or laser printer. It accepts data that's been imported; lets you design and print several types of checks; and it's compatible with Quicken, QuickBooks, Peachtree, and other Windows accounting software. It also has a Mac-compatible version.
This check writer software lets you design checks using a WYSIWYG editor, and it shows you the layout so you can get the professional look you want. You can print an authorizing signature on checks as needed. It works with multiple bank accounts as well, and you can design checks for each account. It also offers different styles of checks – simple checks that can be printed three to a page or checks on a page with stubs above or below.
You can print checks with or without the MICR coding. If you print with MICR coding, you need to use a MICR printer or get special ink for your laser printer. Whichever option you choose; the software will accommodate you. You can even print blank checks with MICR coding.
You can program this check printing software to do recurring checks, making it a good choice for payrolls. With an add-on, you can also "print" ACH files for direct deposit of checks. It imports and exports bulk data with CSV files and is compatible with QuickBooks, Quicken, Peachtree and Microsoft Money accounting programs.
ezCheckPrinting generates reports by payee name or category, and you can search for individual entries as well. The check software supports unlimited accounts, payees, and checks.
There are three versions of the program: The Windows programs have the same features, but one allows for multiple users. The Mac version does not have as many of the features as the Windows version. You can sign up for a free trial. This company has a user's guide online and offers email and chat support.
ezCheckPrinting check writing software is easy to use, versatile and compatible with several accounting programs. It offers a free trial and three versions – a single user and multiple user for Windows and then the Mac version. In fact, it's one of the few applications we reviewed that also works for Mac operating systems. It's worth considering if you need an easy-to-use check printing software application.