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 2 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
    • Minimum screen resolution of 1152 by 720
  • OfficeLink:
    • Office 2008 to 2016 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 Pro Network Edition for Mac

  • Operating System:
  • Hardware:
    • Intel-based Mac with 4 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
    • Minimum screen resolution of 1152 by 720
    • Note that UNIX-formatted hard drives are not supported
  • OfficeLink:
    • Office 2008 to 2016 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 4 GB RAM for hosting company files
    • 1000BaseT/Gigabit Ethernet Network
    • Solid State Drive (SSD) for faster read/write speeds
    • Mac OS X 10.10 to 10.11
  • Note: Hardware and software requirements will vary depending on your operating system

AccountEdge Basic for Windows

  • Operating System:
    • Windows 7
    • Windows 8
    • Windows 10

    Hardware:

    • 2 GHz processor or faster
    • 2 GB RAM or higher
    • 200 MB free hard disk for program installation
    • 35 MB available hard disk space for each company file
    • Minimum screen resolution of 1152 by 720
  • Software:
    • PDF viewer such as Adobe Reader
    • Chrome, Firefox, IE
  • OfficeLink:
    • Microsoft Word 2007 to 2016 and 365
    • Microsoft Excel 2007 to 2016 and 365
    • Microsoft Outlook 2007 to 2016 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

AccountEdge Pro for Windows

  • Operating System:
    • Windows 10
    • Windows 8 and 8.1
    • Windows 7
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 or later. Small Business Edition not supported
    • Hardware:
      • 2 GHz processor or faster
      • 2 GB RAM or higher
      • 250 MB free hard disk for program installation
      • 35 MB available hard disk space for each company file
      • Minimum screen resolution of 1152 by 720
    • 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 2016 and 365
      • Microsoft Excel 2007 to 2016 and 365
      • Microsoft Outlook 2007 to 2016 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 Mac

  • Operating System:
  • Hardware:
    • Mac with 2 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
    • Minimum screen resolution of 1152 by 720
  • OfficeLink:
    • Office 2008 to 2016 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