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:
  • 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 10.10
  • 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 2)
    • 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