System Requirements

for AccountEdge Basic and Pro for Mac, AccountEdge Network Edition for Mac, and AccountEdge Basic and Pro for Windows

AccountEdge Pro for Mac

Operating System:

Hardware:

  • Intel-based Mac with 1 GB RAM or more
  • 250 MB available hard disk space for program installation
  • Minimum of 35 MB available hard disk space for each company file
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution with thousands of colors

OfficeLink:

  • Office 2008 or 2011 for Mac

Internet:

  • Internet access required for accessing program updates, payroll updates and forms, and online help

Note: Hardware and software requirements will vary depending on your operating system

AccountEdge Basic for Mac

Operating System:

  • Mac OS X 10.6 to 10.9

Hardware:

  • Mac with 1 GB RAM or more
  • 250 MB available hard disk space for program installation
  • Minimum of 35 MB available hard disk space for each company file
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution with thousands of colors

OfficeLink:

  • Office 2008 or 2011 for Mac

Internet:

  • Internet access required for accessing program updates and Online Help

Note: Hardware and software requirements will vary depending on your operating system

AccountEdge Network Edition

Operating System:

Hardware:

  • Intel-based Mac with 1 GB RAM or more
  • 250 MB available hard disk space for program installation
  • Minimum of 35 MB available hard disk space for each company file
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution with thousands of colors
  • Note that UNIX-formatted hard drives are not supported

OfficeLink:

  • Office 2008 or 2011 for Mac

Internet:

  • Internet access required for accessing program updates, payroll updates and forms, and Online Help

Network Hardware:

For Better Network Performance:

  • Intel Dual Core i5 or faster processor with 2 GB RAM for hosting company files
  • 1000BaseT/Gigabit Ethernet Network
  • Mac OS X 10.8 or 10.9

Note: Hardware and software requirements will vary depending on your operating system

AccountEdge Pro for Windows

Operating System:

  • Windows 8 and 8.1
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista (Service Pack 1 or later)
  • Windows XP (Service Pack 3 or later)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 or later

Hardware:

  • 1 GHz processor or faster
  • 512 MB RAM or higher
  • 250 MB free hard disk for program installation
  • 35 MB available hard disk space for each company file
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution with 16 bit color

Software:

  • PDF viewer such as Adobe Reader (minimum v7)
  • Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer 8 or higher

Network:

  • 100 BaseT or faster Ethernet network that supports TCP/IP, networking protocols

OfficeLink:

  • Microsoft Word 2007 to 2013 and 365
  • Microsoft Excel 2007 to 2013 and 365
  • Microsoft Outlook 2007 to 2013 and 365
  • *Only 32-bit versions of Office are supported

Internet:

  • Internet connection for software updates, payroll updates, payroll forms, and Online Help

Note: Hardware and software requirements will vary depending on your operating system

AccountEdge Basic for Windows

Operating System:

  • Windows Vista (Service Pack 1 or later)
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8

Hardware:

  • 1 GHz processor or faster
  • 512 MB RAM or higher
  • 200 MB free hard disk for program installation
  • 35 MB available hard disk space for each company file

Software:

  • PDF viewer such as Adobe Reader
  • Chrome, Firefox, IE

OfficeLink:

  • Microsoft Word 2007 to 2013 and 365
  • Microsoft Excel 2007 to 2013 and 365
  • Microsoft Outlook 2007 to 2013 and 365
  • *Only 32-bit versions of Office are supported

Internet:

  • Internet connection for software updates and online help

Note: Hardware and software requirements will vary depending on your operating system