System Requirements - Sage 50 2018

Minimum system requirements

  • 2.0 GHz processor for single user and multiple users
  • 2 GB of RAM for single user and multiple users
  • Windows® 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 with the latest updates from Microsoft installed
  • 1 GB of disk space for installation
  • Internet Explorer 9.0, 10.0, and 11.0 supported (version 11.0 and higher with Sage Payroll Solutions, Sage Payment Solutions and other Connected Services integration)
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.5.2; requires an additional 280 MB to 850 MB (.NET 4.6 with Sage Payments Solutions integration)
  • At least high-color (16 bit) SVGA video; Minimum Resolution: 1280x800, Preferred Resolution: 1440x900 or higher; small fonts/DPI settings required
  • All online features/services require Internet access

Integration/compatibility requirements

  • Excel®, Outlook®, and Word® integration requires Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016 (32-bit)
  • Office 365 Integration - Requires Office 365 Business Premium
  • Printers supported by Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10
  • In-product demos require Adobe® Flash® Player 11 or greater (version 18 or higher strongly recommended)
  • Adobe® Reader® 11.0 required

Multiuser

  • Multiuser environments are supported in Sage 50 Premium Accounting and higher
  • ultiuser mode is optimized for Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016 client-server networks; Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 peer-to-peer networks
  • A maximum of 5 licensed named users is allowed for Sage 50 Premium Accounting and 40 named users for Sage 50 Quantum Accounting; a named user account is granted a license when selected in the user maintenance screen
  • 2 GB of disk space for installation of components on server

Terminal Services

  • Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016 along with Remote Desktop Connection or Remote Desktop Web Connection client is required to run in a Windows Terminal Services environment; no more than 5 named users for Sage 50 Premium Accounting or 40 named users for Sage 50 Quantum Accounting
  • Terminal Server requires additional memory when more than one user is running under Windows Terminal Services

Other

  • Customer registration and acceptance of License Agreement for Sage 50 Accounting software products

Recommended system configuration

  • 2.4 GHz processor (Intel Core i3 and higher) for single user and multiple users
  • 2 GB of RAM for a single user and 4 GB for multiple users