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Accounting 2020 System Requirements

Sage 50

  • Processor operating frequency:
    • Pro and Premium Edition: 1.0 GHz or higher (2.0 GHz recommended)
    • Quantum and Accountant Edition: 2.0 GHz or higher (Multiple-core processor operating at 2.33 GHz recommended)
  • 4 GB RAM. Recommended 6 GB RAM
  • 4 GB hard disk space (additional 1 GB needed for installation)
  • Latest version of Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft® supported version of Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 (with the latest updates from Microsoft)
  • 256-colour or higher SVGA monitor, minimum resolution of 1024 x 768
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Forms that can be sent via email require MAPI-compliant email client, Internet connection, and email service
  • Word and Excel integration requires 32-bit versions of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel 2010, 2013 or 2016
  • Sage 50cloud integration to Microsoft Office 365 requires Microsoft Office 365 Business Premium
  • Multiuser (Premium and higher) optimized for Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Dedicated server recommended: Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Terminal Services: Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
  • High speed Internet connection (for subscribed Sage online services, for example, Sage Drive)

Conversion: Converts all data from previous versions of Sage 50 starting with Sage 50 Accounting Release 2014.0. However, it is not possible to convert to a lower-level version or edition. To convert data from an older version, contact Sage Customer Support.