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Is Dynamics Business Central completely web based or is a client still necessary? If a client is necessary do you get some added functionality with the client? Is there a comparison list of the functionality that you get with  and without the client? Thanks, Andy

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    Inge M. Bruvik Profile Picture
    Inge M. Bruvik 32,714 Super User on at
    RE: Client or clientless

    There is also an add-in for Outlook and Teams that lets you work with your BC data from those applications.

    Can be handy for some organizations.

    docs.microsoft.com/.../admin-outlook

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    Brad_P 1,540 on at
    RE: Client or clientless

    Hi,

    Dynamics 365 Business Central has web based client that does not require a download. You do have the option of downloading a mobile for the phone and tablet, but the web client works well on those devices too. There is a desktop application which can also be downloaded, if desired, but is not necessary. In short, you do have options and can run it only as a web based app.

    docs.microsoft.com/.../install-desktop-app

    docs.microsoft.com/.../introduce-updated-desktop-installable-app

    docs.microsoft.com/.../install-mobile-app

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    Ben Baxter 3,943 Super User on at
    RE: Client or clientless

    There is nothing to download if that is what you are asking.  You can use it 100% in the browser without loss of capability.  The only thing you may want to download is the tablet and phone apps for access while on the go.

    I think you still have the option to download a windows client, but I don't know why you would at this point.

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