System Requirements

AccountEdge Pro
AccountEdge Pro
AccountEdge Network Edition
AccountEdge Hosted
AccountEdge Pro
AccountEdge Pro
AccountEdge Network Edition
AccountEdge Hosted

Operating System

Windows 10 to 11

64-bit version of Windows is required

Windows Server 2008 R2 or later. Small Business Edition is 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

NAS drives not supported

Software

PDF viewer such as Adobe Reader (minimum v7)

Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer 11 or higher

Networking

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

OfficeLink

Microsoft Office 2016 to 2019

Internet

Internet access required for registration, subscription renewal, accessing program updates, payroll updates and forms, and online help

For Better Network Performance

Intel Dual Core i5 or faster processor with 16 GB RAM for hosting company files

1000BaseT/Gigabit Ethernet Wired Network

Operating System

Windows 10 to 11

64-bit version of Windows is required

Windows Server 2012 R2 or later. Small Business Edition is not supported

Hardware

2.4 GHz processor or faster

8 GB RAM. 16 GB recommended

2.5 GB free hard disk for program installation, Solid State Drive (SSD) recommended for optimal performance

35 MB available hard disk space for each company file

Optimized for 1280×1024 screen resolution or higher

NAS drives not supported

Software

PDF viewer such as Adobe Reader (minimum v7)

Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer 11 or higher

File Access

A maximum of four company files can be opened simultaneously per host machine (i.e. the computer running File Connect)

Networking

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

OfficeLink

Microsoft Office 2016 to 2019

Internet

Internet access required for registration, subscription renewal, accessing program updates, payroll updates and forms, and online help

For Better Network Performance

Intel Dual Core i5 or faster processor with 16 GB RAM for hosting company files

1000BaseT/Gigabit Ethernet Wired Network

Operating System hosted

Windows 10 to 11 (Recommended)

64-bit version of Windows is required

Windows Server 2016 or later for optimal performance. Small Business Edition is not supported

Hardware

2.4 GHz processor or faster

8 GB RAM. 16 GB recommended

2.5 GB free hard disk for program installation, Solid State Drive (SSD) recommended for optimal performance

35 MB available hard disk space for each company file

Minimum screen resolution of 1280 by 1024

NAS drives not supported

Software

PDF viewer such as Adobe Reader (minimum v7)

Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer 11 or higher

Networking

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

OfficeLink

Microsoft Office 2016 to 2019

Internet

Internet access required for registration, subscription renewal, accessing program updates, payroll updates and forms, and online help

Minimum upload and download speed: 20 Mbps or higher

Latency to local router/LAN firewall: Less than 2 ms

Latency to the nearest server location in a speed test: Less than 5 ms

Jitter: Less than 3 ms

For Better Network Performance

Intel Dual Core i5 or faster processor with 16 GB RAM for hosting company files

1000BaseT/Gigabit Ethernet Wired Network

Note:

Hardware and software requirements will vary depending on your operating system.

Operating System

macOS Catalina 10.15 to macOS Sonoma 14

Hardware

Intel-based and Apple M1/M2 chip Macs with 4 GB RAM or more

2 GB 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

NAS drives not supported

OfficeLink

Office 2016 to 2021 (365) for Mac

Internet

Internet access required for registration, subscription renewal, accessing program updates, payroll updates and forms, and online help

Operating System

macOS Catalina 10.15 to macOS Sonoma 14

Hardware

Intel-based and Apple M1/M2 chip Macs with 4 GB RAM or more

2 GB 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

NAS drives not supported

OfficeLink

Office 2016 to 2021 (365) for Mac

Internet

Internet access required for registration, subscription renewal, accessing program updates, payroll updates and forms, and online help

Network Hardware

100 BaseT or faster Ethernet network

For more information about network system requirements, download the AccountEdge Network Edition Implementation Guide

For Better Network Performance

Intel Dual Core i5 or faster processor with 16 GB RAM for hosting company files

1000BaseT/Gigabit Ethernet Network

Solid State Drive (SSD) for faster read/write speeds

Operating System

macOS Sonoma 14

Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection app

Hardware

Intel-based and Apple M1/M2 chip Macs with 4 GB RAM or more

2 GB 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

NAS drives not supported

OfficeLink

Office 2016 to 2021 (365) for Mac

Internet

Internet access required for registration, subscription renewal, accessing program updates, payroll updates and forms, and online help

Minimum upload and download speed: 20 Mbps or higher

Latency to local router/LAN firewall: Less than 2 ms

Latency to the nearest server location in a speed test: Less than 5 ms

Jitter: Less than 3 ms

Note:

Hardware and software requirements will vary depending on your operating system.