Sage 50 System Requirements – 2022 Edition

Minimum system requirements

Note: Sage will continue to allow Sage 50 Accounting—U.S. Edition to be installed on computers with Windows 7 for the foreseeable, future, but some features may not work as designed in future updates. Beginning in March 2020, subsequent versions of Sage 50 Accounting—U.S. Edition will include a warning message when you attempt to install the product on a computer that is running an edition of Windows 7. However, the installation will be allowed to continue. See Article ID 103797: Will Sage 50 continue to support Windows 7 even though it is past its end of life? for more information.

• 2.0 GHz processor for single user and multiple users
• 4 GB of RAM for single user and multiple users
• Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 (version 1809 and higher) with the latest updates from Microsoft installed
• 1 GB of disk space for installation
• Installation of Internet Explorer 11.0 is required (version 11.0 and higher with Sage Payroll Solutions, Sage Payments Solutions and other Connected Services integration); Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge (version 2020 and higher) web browsers are supported when accessing available Connected Services outside of the product
• Microsoft®.NET Framework 4.7.2, including DirectX Dependency for .NET; requires an additional 280 MB to 850 MB
• At least high-color (16-bit) SVGA video; Minimum Resolution: 1280×800, Preferred Resolution: 1920×1080 or higher; small fonts/DPI settings required
• All online features/services require Internet access (For best performance download speeds of at least 25mbps and upload speeds of at least 10mbps)
• Maximum of 5GB file size for Sage Drive companies
• Computer name of 15 characters or less required

Integration/compatibility requirements

• Excel®, Outlook®, and Word integration requires Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word (32-bit versions) 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, and 2019
• Microsoft 365 Integration – Requires Microsoft 365 Business Premium or Enterprise Editions
• Printers supported by Windows 8.1 or Windows 10
• Adobe® Reader Acrobat

Multiuser

Multiuser mode is optimized for Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2 (requires installation of KB3118401), Windows Server 2016 client-server networks; Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 peer-to-peer networks
• A maximum of five licensed named users is allowed for Sage 50 Premium Accounting and up to 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 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2 (requires installation of KB3118401), Windows Server 2016 or Windows Server 2019 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 up to 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 configuration

2.4 GHz processor (Intel Core i3 and higher) for single user and multiple users
4 GB of RAM for single user and 8 GB and higher for multiple users